Machinist (Setup & Machine Misc Parts)

Date: May 27, 2023

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: 20620 


PURPOSE: Setup and machine miscellaneous parts.  Requires drilling, tapping, boring, counter-boring, reaming, turning and milling.



  • The operator is responsible for safety, workmanship, product quality and productivity in the performance of the job. 
  • Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.
  • Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or work-piece as guides for subsequent machining as necessary.
  • Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines as necessary to machine parts as required.
  • Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media according to established guidelines and procedures.
  • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.
  • Verifies conformance of finished work-piece to specifications, using measuring and inspection tools as necessary.
  • Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.
  • Performs routine maintenance tasks on machines as required.
  • Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining or assembly problems.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area and maintain all equipment, to like new appearance, according to maintenance plans and established procedures.
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.
  • Continue to grow in knowledge and maximize use of tools to identify and assist with continuous improvement.
  • Ensure that safe work practices are followed and adhered to.
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.
  • Continue to grow lean knowledge and use the tools to identify and assist with continuous improvement.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
  • The operator is responsible for making setup sheets and/or updating setup sheets when a job is complete. 
  • The operator must obtain some measuring devices from the crib. 
  • Cross-training of employees to provide flexibility will be required.
  • Required lifting of up to 50 lbs.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Five (5) or more years previous experience as a machinist.
  • Previous welding industry experience is a plus; knowledge of welding is preferred.
  • 1-2 years mechanical assembly experience is a plus.
  • Basic reading skills. Must be able to follow directions
  • Basic computer navigation and utilization skills.
  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem and to think in such a way as to produce a new concept or idea.
  • High attention to detail and self-motivation skills.
  • Specific technical or vocational training or certification is preferred.
  • Advanced measurement skills (mics, calipers, indicators, etc.).
  • Advanced knowledge of feeds and speeds.
  • Complex blue print reading skills.
  • Be able to do shop mathematics including trigonometry.
  • Understand basic GD&T call-outs.



Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.



1. Must be a Lincoln Electric Employee with at least 2 years of service.
2. Must meet the minimum qualifications of the job, as listed above.
3. Must NOT be on an active Performance Improvement Plan (PIP).
4. Employees who have been selected for a Posted Job must remain in the job for at least 2 years.

5. To be considered for this position, an updated Resume is required. Please attach to your CareerLinc Profile or submit to the HR Representative listed below.



If selected for this job, most typically, the pay will be set towards the lower end of the pay range and may vary, depending upon candidate qualifications. Additionally, no compensation increases will be made for lateral or downgrade moves


Employment Status: Full - time
Function: Manjufacturing

Section: Lincoln Cleveland (US10)


EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Industrial, Machinist, Welding, Manufacturing