Quality Control Specialist

Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the engineering, design, and manufacturing of advanced arc welding solutions, automated joining, assembly and cutting systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment, and has a leading global position in brazing and soldering alloys. Lincoln is recognized as the Welding Expert™ for its leading materials science, software development, automation engineering, and application expertise, which advance customers' fabrication capabilities to help them build a better world. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln Electric is a $4.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ:LECO) with over 11,000 employees around the world, with operations in 71 manufacturing and automation system integration locations across 21 countries and maintains a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices serving customers in over 160 countries.


Location: Bettendorf - Bettendorf, IAUnited States (US)
Employment Status: Hourly Full-Time
Function: Quality Assurance/Control
Req ID: 24342



Position Summary: Perform assigned quality checks and inform management of any issues. Collect inspection reports and investigate quality complaints.



  • Take initiative to meet challenging project timelines and hour budgets;
  • Perform in-process and final quality checks for completed assemblies, weldments, etc.;
  • Maintain measuring tools and inspection equipment;
  • Work with engineering and fabrication to help resolve quality issues;
  • Provide feedback for areas of improvement in shop (i.e., workflow efficiency);
  • Process work records and / or documentation as required;
  • Uphold company quality objectives and play an active role in reaching continuous improvement objectives;
  • Perform assembly of engineered tooling, including but not limited to; Assembly, hard & soft hydraulic line plumbing, part fit up and customer run-off;
  • Assist in field start-up and customer training when necessary;
  • Overnight travel required for field service and installs.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Experience / Skills:

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent degree required;
  • Proficient in MS Office, specifically Excel, PowerPoint and Word;
  • Competent in reading and interpreting blueprints including GD&T;
  • High attention to detail and quality;
  • Able to plan and execute daily and weekly scheduled tasks;
  • Ability to adequately manage workload under pressure;
  • Team player with useful organizational and time management skills;
  • Effective communication skills;
  • Ability to keep work area clean and organized;
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing equipment, measuring tools, processes / procedures;
  • Safely operate fork trucks and overhead cranes;
  • CMM such as; Leica, Faro arm, Poliworks experience preferred but not required.

Nonessential Skills and Experience:

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

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.

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 as LEA 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.


Lincoln Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to promoting equal employment opportunity for applicants, without regard to their race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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