Repair, PC Board Automated Optical Inspection

Date: May 13, 2023

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117

Company: Lincoln Electric


Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of the highest quality arc welding products, automated joining assembly and cutting systems, and has a global leading position in brazing and soldering alloys. With over 125 years of innovation and service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation, drive growth and provide a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric: we operate to a higher standard to build a better world.

Req. ID22878 




PURPOSE: Analyze, review and repair failed PC Boards and AOI.



  • Understand and perform associated quality procedures used to process items in work center.
  • Repair and rework assembly line and in-process PC board failures.
  • Repair and rework in-process AOI or X-Ray failures.
  • Identify and enter PC Board failure information and accountability into MES.
  • Comply with Plant Rules and Regulations, Factory, and Operation specifications.
  • Follow all applicable ESD procedures.
  • Obtain and return SMT components from / to fixed location.
  • Operate AOI equipment as trained.
  • Sort PCB assemblies as acceptable or need repair.
  • Able to utilize X-Ray equipment to determine defects/solder abnormalities.
  • Notify placement equipment operators of upstream issues.
  • Notify QA personnel and MAS of processing / operator errors and issues discovered.
  • Notify scheduler, MAS, and QA personnel when high percent of failures are occurring.
  • Interact with Supervision, Maintenance, Manufacturing Engineering, R&D and Plant Engineering to resolve equipment, procedural, and/or finished assembly problems.
  • Cross training of employees to provide flexibility will be required.
  • Perform duties as otherwise assigned by Supervisor
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • Have excellent people, organizational and communications skills.
  • Must have an uncompromising attitude towards quality.
  • Excellent attendance, safety and work record.
  • Must be self-motivated.
  • Working knowledge of production and manufacturing floor control systems.
  • Knowledge of Excel spreadsheets, MS Access database and Word application.
  • Ability to lift 60 pounds on an occasional basis.
  • Must be knowledgeable of quality procedures used in the manufacturing department and how they relate to the needs of the customer.
  • Safety, workmanship, product quality and productivity in the performance of the job.
  • May require shift rotation.




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:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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