Swiss Machine Operator- 2nd Shift

Date: Sep 1, 2023

Location: Gainesville, GA, US, 30504

Company: Lincoln Electric

The Harris Products Group, a Lincoln Electric Company, is a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of brazing, soldering, heating, cutting and welding equipment, as well as brazing and soldering alloys and welding consumables.

Req. ID: 23466 


Are you looking for a Monday -Friday 2nd  shift job with a company who still values the family culture atmosphere?  We are a clean temperature controlled environment who empowers our employees and includes employee development as part of our overall business strategy. We offer competitive pay with opportunities to earn more through piecework.  We also offer one of the best annual bonuses around.  Come see what we are about!!


Perform Machining Operations


Operates assigned machines to produce quality parts without assistance or supervision.  Pulls orders and performs computer clock-in on each order.

Calculates and sets controls to regular machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut.

Starts, operates and monitors assigned equipment to produce quality parts and detect possible malfunctions.  If out-of-tolerance machining is observed, adjusts machine controls or control media as required.

Verifies conformance of finished parts to specifications by performing in-process inspections. 

Makes sure equipment is in good, safe operating condition by performing preventive maintenance. 

Transports machined parts to next operation.  Operates material handling equipment as needed.

Accesses prints in computer files with specific instructions for each order.  Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining.  Verifies conformance of finished part to specifications.

Communicates pertinent information to coworkers and supervisor.


Maintains Quality


Continuously checks tooling and machining operations to assure both are performing and producing parts to standard.  Calls set-up operator if change of tooling or set-up modifications are necessary. 

Performs in-process inspections per Quality and Machine Shop procedures. 


Completes Documentation


Completes shop order paperwork, quality inspection documentation, and Time and Labor card.

Documents Preventative Maintenance checks.

Enters production and disposition of scrap into computer system.

Completes and records inspections on the Patrol Inspection Log following tooling and set-up change.


Supports Department and Company Initiatives


Works on cost savings projects and Six Sigma projects and provides support for other team meetings and projects.

Attends team meetings.  Utilizes lean tools:  5S, visual factory concepts in maintaining order and cleanliness.


Follows Safety Regulations


Works safely and supports safety within their team across the organization – as required.

Participates in safety training and demonstrates a high regard for safety at all times.

Wears Personal Protective Equipment as required by safety regulations.


Education and/or Experience 


Required -   Machining knowledge (CNC or Swiss).  2 or more years of related work experience and High school diploma or GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must possess basic computer skills and ability. 

Preferred –  Associate’s Degree in Technical Studies.




Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.


Lincoln Electric is a $3.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 11,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 56 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!


Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.


Employment Status: Hourly Full-Time 
Function: Manufacturing 
Section:  J.W. Harris Co, Inc. (US20) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Gainesville GA

Job Segment: CNC, Machinist, Welding, Equipment Operator, Industrial, Manufacturing