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Machinist-2nd Shift

Date: Sep 20, 2017

Location: Chattanooga, TN, US, 37405

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Tenessee Rand, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, is a full service automation integrator. We provide engineering, machining, and integrated robotic systems with core competencies in advanced welding system design, high-quality weld fixtures, robotic integration, process automation, and ongoing service and support.

PURPOSE:  This position produces machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.



  • Set up and operate CNC machinery and drill press, power saw, grinding machine, radial drill, and mill.
  • Program G and M codes and Mazatrol
  • Works off blueprints and job specs to operate machines.
  • Performs in process checks of equipment so that adjustments can be made before a nonconformance occurs or a large number of parts are machined out of specifications.
  • Monitors quality, makes tool changes and adjustments as required. 
  • Calibrates equipment each work week to ensure accuracy.
  • Checks measuring devices periodically with the shop standards to ensure they are accurate and to avoid damage.
  • Cleans and inspects equipment to avoid breakdowns.
  • Keeps work area clean and neat and complies with all safety standards.
  • Measure machined parts to verify parts are to print.
  • Observe and listen to machines during the machining process to verify correct speeds and feeds and to listen to machine for potential machine malfunctions.
  • Lay out, measure and mark materials.
  • Read prints confer with engineers, supervisors, and manufacturing personnel about technical information to produce the best quality parts.
  • Study blueprints, sketches or drawings, and engineering information to determine the best methods and sequences to produce parts.
  • Design fixtures, tooling, and experimental parts to meet special engineering needs.
  • Fit and assemble parts as per instructions or to print using hand tools and machinery.
  • Select proper materials, machines and tools to manufacture parts as required.
  • Must be able to work mandatory overtime as required.



  • High school diploma/GED, must have 4 years CNC Machinist experience or Machine Tool Technology
  • diploma/certificate and 2 years of CNC Machinist experience.
  • Must be able to operate a variety of machines (CNC machinery, lathes, milling machines, drill presses, surface grinders, key seaters and layout tools) to produce precision machine parts to print specifications.
  • Must also be able to fabricate, modify or repair machine parts.
  • Also has the skills to read blue prints, use micrometers (inside & outside), calipers, depth gages, layout tools and instruments, and be able to do shop mathematics including trigonometry.



    The physical demands described here 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.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee will frequently lift or move up to 50 pounds.

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts.  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.

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:  Tennessee Rand, Inc. (US77) 



Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

Job Segment: Engineer, Machinist, Welding, CNC, Industrial, Engineering, Manufacturing

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