Machine Repair Electrician

Date: Sep 25, 2021

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117

Company: Lincoln Electric

 

Lincoln Electric is a global manufacturer of the highest quality welding, cutting and joining solutions ranging from simple to complex. With over 120 years of service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation and a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric, where the actual is limited and the possible is immense.

Req. ID: 20004 

 

PURPOSE: Electrically troubleshoot, repair and maintain complex production equipment and systems. Rotating shift schedule including – 1st, 2nd, 3rd, split shifts, weekends, holidays, 12 hour shifts, on-call. Daily work activity is directed by the Group Leader and a Machine Repair Electrician A. Reports directly to the department Foreman.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES):

  • Performs all task under general supervision.
  • Provides training and assistance to less experienced Electricians.
  • Assumes high level ownership during off-shift work periods related to work prioritization, production needs, and safety requirements.
  • Troubleshoot, inspect, adjust, and repair automated machines, process systems, and robotic systems to ensure they are working properly and safely.
  • Performs preventative maintenance and repairs on equipment and systems (e.g., mechanical, electrical).
  • Evaluates and recommends equipment improvements to improve availability, capability and yield.
  • Performs equipment failure analyses (including preventative and unscheduled maintenance).
  • Assists engineers in operating test equipment to obtain performance data on parts and assemblies under varying operating conditions.
  • Collects, compiles and summarizes test data, and reviews results with engineering to resolve problems such as product or equipment issues, malfunctions and incomplete test data.
  • Diagnoses test equipment malfunctions, and services and repairs equipment as required.
  • Diagnose malfunctions and analyze results using testing devices, then repair and replace broken machine components
  • Troubleshoot, repair, inspect, and maintain combustion systems.
  • Responsible for continuing education to keep up with changing technology.
  • Configure, commission, and test new equipment while making sure all maintenance and installations are well-documented, working properly, and operating safely.
  • Document repairs for regulatory purposes.
  • Perform bench work in repairing and maintaining production equipment and spare part assemblies.
  • Oversee maintenance contract and service work as assigned.
  • Order and maintain spare parts.
  • Assist with keeping neat and orderly records on work performed.
  • Work with Engineering, Production Team Leads, Foreman, Group Leaders, and fellow tradesmen to accomplish the desired result.
  • Adjust schedule and work hours to accomplish the desired result, ability to be on-call and must be able to rotate shifts and work weekends and holidays as required.
  • Perform work assignments efficiently while being consistent with good safety practices.
  • Assist in procedure/equipment upgrades as necessary.
  • Report any maintenance and/or safety issues to supervisor. 
  • Review, understand, and follow all Company specifications and procedures, and regulatory rules and requirements that are associated with the performance of this job.
  • Other duties as assigned by the department Foreman.
  • May be asked to rotate between Mentor and Euclid based on job training requirements.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.

 

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have successfully completed an Electrician Apprentice Program, an Associate degree in Electronics/Electrical Technology or have equivalent job experience.
  • Must pass the skilled trade assessment test for this position.
  • Must have a basic knowledge of electrical troubleshooting. Some knowledge of combustion and/or hydraulic systems may be required.
  • Must have a basic knowledge and experience in relay logic, industrial controls, electronics, and PLCs.
  • Must have a basic level of knowledge and experience reading electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, ladder logic, and engineering drawings.
  • Must have a basic ability to use a computer to communicate with machine control systems and PLCs.
  • Must have a basic ability to diagnose the root cause of a problem, make repairs, and test for proper operation.
  • Ability to use various measuring devices (multi-meter, oscilloscope, megger, etc.)
  • Excellent attendance required.
  • Must possess good organizational and communication skills.
  • Team oriented, self-motivated, safety and quality conscious; requiring minimal supervision.
  • Capable of lifting up to 75 pounds on an occasional basis.
  • May be required to operate basic shop equipment (hoist, forklift, scissor lift, etc.)
  • Be mechanically inclined.
  • Must be able to work in confined areas, climb ladders, and work at heights of 50 feet. Some work at heights in excess of 300 feet may be required.
  • Must be able to wear a respirator.
  • Must be able to distinguish colors used in color-coding wires and electronic components.
  • Must be willing to continuously improve technical skills and knowledge.
  • Must be able to understand and interpret the specifications and procedures related to this job.

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: Maintenance 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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