Technician

Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117

Company: Lincoln Electric

 

Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of the highest quality suggest using our boiler plate description language: arc welding products, automated joining assembly and cutting systems, and has a global leading position in brazing and soldering alloys. With over 125 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, where we don't use this phrase of marketing ourselves - we use our purpose statement: " we operate to a higher standard to build a better world.

Req. ID: 20917 

 

PURPOSE: Support the Machine Division Production Team and Drive Continuous Improvement.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES)

 

  • Provides technical support to engineers and scientists in areas such as production, operations, maintenance, safety, testing, process improvement or product development.
  • Uses schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions or defined plans to perform testing and troubleshooting on electronic or mechanical components, equipment or systems.
  • Gathers, maintains, formats, compiles and manipulates technical data using established formulae and procedures and performs detailed mathematical calculations.
  • Assure safe, high quality, cost effective, environmentally responsible manufacturing of Lincoln’s welding machine products. 
  • Support and execute continuous improvement activities to reduce cycle time, inventory, and waste while improving process performance, quality, cost, and standardizing the processes. 
  • Technicians are expected to be able to handle small to medium sized projects and day-to-day shop support with some supervision. Assignments may be routine or non-routine and will typically involve a mix of analysis and hands-on activities. Larger projects and more technically challenging work will need to be supported by more experienced people inside or outside the department. Supervisors will determine the assignments.
  • Typical assignments may include but are not limited to:
    • Resolving safety, environmental and ergonomics issues
    • Process improvements and optimization
    • Cost reductions
    • Evaluation and implementation of employee suggestions
    • Development and implementation of new processes
    • Performing cost analyses
    • Continuous Improvement initiatives
    • Shop support
    • Development of processes for and the launching of new products
    • Capacity studies
    • Quality improvements
    • Other assignments as assigned by the supervisor
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.

 

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Vocational Training and 5+ years experience required; or GED with 7+ years in related field. (but does not require a university degree).
  • Has full proficiency in a range of technical processes or procedures (or deep skills in a single area) through job-related training and considerable work experience
  • Completes a variety of atypical assignments
  • Works within defined technical processes and procedures or methodologies and may help determine the appropriate approach for new assignments
  • Works with a limited degree of supervision, with oversight focused only on complex new assignments
  • Acts as an informal resource for colleagues with less experience
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to handle a variety of assignment and changing priorities
  • Good computer skills
  • Good decision-making ability
  • Good written and oral communications skills
  • Able to perform hands-on work as required
  • Ability to be effective working extensively on the shop floor with employees and processes

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 $3B publicly traded company (NASDAQ:LECO) with over 10,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 55 manufacturing locations in 18 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 Support 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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