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Robot Trainer

Date: Feb 7, 2019

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.





High school, GED, Vocational High School or Technical College or equivalent experience.

5+ years Integration Experience at Tennessee Rand

 Comprehensive knowledge of 3 of 4 major robot welder combinations. (Motoman, Fanuc, ABB, and Panasonic robots. Lincoln, Miller, Fronius, and SKS welders.)




Advance mig and spot welding capabilities. (Aluminum, copper, stainless, and heavy welding etc.)

Advance understanding in material handling on at least 2 major robot groups. (Motoman, ABB, and Fanuc.)

Capable of using servo float commands, job shifting, and offset programming

Capable of setting up and testing Safety Functions. (DCS safety zones, Safe Move, RT, and FSU boards)

Capable of supervising a crew over multiple jobs in different locations.

Capable of offline programming using (CIM Station, Fanuc Weld Pro, MotoSim, and Robot Studio verified by the Manufacturing Manager.)

Intermediate electrical trouble shooting for cells and tooling.

Resource contacts from Fanuc, Motoman, ABB, Lincoln, Miller, Fronius, SKS and Panasonic service group and capabilities to follow troubleshooting procedures and protocol to fix issues abroad.

Customer service contact for Tennessee Rand and Lincoln Electric for robotic and welding questions.

Intermediate knowledge of PLC programming capable of making small changes in the field on phone with controls department. (Upload/download programs, Adjust safety scanners, and make approved changes to safety PLC.)

A thorough knowledge of Tennessee Rand Equipment Build Standards

A thorough knowledge of Tennessee Rand Technical Guidelines

Level 5 robot programmer

Is a level 5 in two robot brands and at least a level 2 in a third robot brand

Capable of reading Mechanical and Electrical Schematics

Capable of managing and training inexperienced employees

Organized and detailed in scheduling coursework

Proficient at organizing and completing daily paperwork and employee progress reports

Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Good verbal, written, and listening communication skills




RESPONSIBILITIES (Including, but not limited to, the following)


Responsible for holding daily classroom sessions.

Weekly student reviews and testing.

Manages students day to day activities. (Progress, timeliness, attitude, recommendation for improvements, etc...)

Responsible for developing and teaching course material.

Is the primary contact for students.

Supervises students during on the job training.

Lead projects on which the students are training.

Travels with students during on the job training installs.

Responsible for training students to become mid-level 2 in 18 months.

Will train students on all Tennessee Rand tribal knowledge in integration. (Bolts, TR drawings, pneumatic layouts, Electrical Drawings, audits, paper work, timelines, working with customers, etc...)

Show a willingness to cut students from the program if they do not meet program standards.

Student Recruitment.

Must know or become familiar with all Tennessee Rand Standards.

Primary focus: training employees, developing training program, training documentation.

Supporting integration, when not training, with problem solving skills.


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 duty of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to reach, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is required frequently to work from ladders, scaffolds and mobile lifting implements. 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.

The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat. 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: Welding, Electrical, Engineer, Machinist, Programmer, Manufacturing, Engineering, Technology

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