CNC Programmer

Date: Sep 2, 2021

Location: Bettendorf, IA, US, 52722

Company: Lincoln Electric

Vizient® Manufacturing Solutions is a robotic integrator specializing in custom engineered tooling and automated arc welding systems for general and heavy fabrication applications. All of the products are engineered and manufactured in-house for complete control over product quality and project timelines.

In 2016, Vizient was acquired by Lincoln Electric to help grow the automation portfolio.

Req. ID: 20275 


Position Summary: This position uses the CAM software to develop programs for CNC machines. Successful candidates will have experience as a CNC Machinist on several types of equipment.  Knowledge and understanding of proper fixture design and building is critical to developing new programs and setups. This position will also mentor others learning to use the CAM software.



Develop or edit programs to achieve a blueprint quality part;

Design and direct building of proper fixtures as needed;

Utilize tooling, machines, and available resources to drive operations toward maximum efficiency;

Remain a competent worker capable of meeting established production and quality goals in a timely and efficient manner;

Mentor CNC operators or machinists and those learning to use the CAM software;

Utilize problem identification and resolutions systems;

Keep the Machine Shop Supervisor informed through timely utilization of verbal and written communication / reports;

Monitor budgets and report actual vs projected upon job completion; and

Perform other job-related duties as assigned.


Experience / Skills:

High attention to detail and quality;

Ability to read and interpret blue prints;

Ability to plan and execute daily and weekly scheduled tasks;

Ability to provide directions to peers within the Machine department;

Ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports;

Ability to keep work area clean and organized;

Safely operate fork trucks and overhead cranes;

Moderate PC skills, specifically Windows-based operating system;

Excellent team player with organizational and time management skills; and

Safety (OSHA, SDS), ANSI (RIA) standards. 


Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S):

Understand the Company’s EH&S Policy and how it relates to this job;

Be aware of OSHA & EPA laws and regulations as well company rules and policies that pertain to this job;

Work in a safe and environmentally friendly manner and observe all company EH&S procedures;

Immediately notify the supervisor if there is any safety hazard, any equipment not operating correctly or if there are any questions regarding EH&S procedures; and

Attend required EH&S training.


Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands: While performing duties of job, employee is typically required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; bend; squat; climb; see, talk and hear. Be able to climb ladders; lift hand tools up to 40 lbs. consistently, and parts up to 50 lbs. consistently. Repetition with activity. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. 

Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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


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 $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 40 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:  Wayne Trail Technologies (US76) 
Section:  Wayne Trail Technologies (US76) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

Job Segment: CNC, Developer, Welding, Programmer, Fabrication, Manufacturing, Technology