Parts Coordinator

Date: Mar 4, 2023

Location: Chattanooga, TN, US, 37405

Company: Lincoln Electric


Tennessee 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.

Req. ID: 22547 



  • Any combination equivalent to graduation from high school.
  • General knowledge of warehouse operations, procedures, equipment and terminology.
  • Shipping and receiving procedures.
  • Operation of a forklift.
  • Space utilization and inventory techniques.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Proper methods of lifting.
  • 0-2 years experience working in shipping and receiving or parts
  • Must maintain a valid Driver's license and CDL as needed
  • Ability to read, write and speak proficiently
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment
  • Must have basic Microsoft Office Applications skills
  • Ability to conduct oneself in accordance with Company policies
  • Must be reliable and punctual and able to work with little supervision


  • Picks parts up at inspection and takes them to the Parts department.
  • Ensures all parts have part numbers stamped on them and before being heat treated and processed by outside coaters, and process non-coated parts for subs
  • Completes purchase orders for vendors
  • Heat treats parts, if applicable, and sends to outside vendors for coating
  • Once the parts come back from the outside vendors for coating, parts are separated by job, then by sub according to the assembly manual and taken to Assembly once the job is complete.
  • Performs in-house coating (painting) for rush jobs.  
  • Performs black oxide coating for parts requiring it.
  • Completing required inventory-related functions such as project pick lists and cycle counts.
  • Operate forklifts, pallet jacks and dollies in loading and unloading vehicles, moving materials and storing items.
  • Receives purchased items in and out of stock on computer. 
  • Restocks parts and supplies by properly identifying, counting and re-packaging (if necessary) the items being received, moving those items to their proper location, and then processing or creating appropriate documents.
  • Pulls part requests from shop personnel or creates a computer-generated pick-ticket (with the part number, quantity and location according to work and phone orders), and daily requests in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Pulls all items requested and places them in the proper bin and/or prepares the items  for immediate shipping.
  • Provides assistance to any employee in need, enabling any parts-related functions to be completed in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Maintains and monitors a clean and safe work environment for the department.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


 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.

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 required frequently to work from ladders and scaffolds. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.


 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.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.


Performs supply functions such as binning, conducting inventories, pulling for issue, and issuing piece parts and supplies. Maintains all stockroom parts at levels appropriate to supply all technician requirements, issues those parts in a timely fashion upon request, restocks bins as spares are received, and maintains inventory records and data on all stocked items, tools, and equipment.


Basic Qualifications:
High school graduate or equivalent. One year of related experience in an electronic parts and tool crib or in otherwise working with piece parts and their identification. Forklift operation experience required. Must have ability to work with computers, be on feet eight hours a day, have key entry skills and have accuracy with numbers.




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:  Wayne Trail Technologies (US76) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

Job Segment: Coating, Forklift, Warehouse, Welding, Machinist, Manufacturing