Tool & Die Maker (1st Shift)

Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the engineering, design, and manufacturing of advanced arc welding solutions, automated joining, assembly and cutting systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment, and has a leading global position in brazing and soldering alloys. Lincoln is recognized as the Welding Expert™ for its leading materials science, software development, automation engineering, and application expertise, which advance customers' fabrication capabilities to help them build a better world. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln Electric is a $4.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ:LECO) with over 11,000 employees around the world, with operations in 71 manufacturing and automation system integration locations across 21 countries and maintains a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices serving customers in over 160 countries.


Location: Euclid - 22801 - Cleveland, OHUnited States (US)
Employment Status: Hourly Full-Time
Function: Manufacturing
Req ID: 24290



PURPOSE: Design, build, rework, maintain, repair and troubleshoot all forms of tooling (including dies, tools, gauges, fixtures, and molds).



  • Determine the best method to manage and complete a project by a designated due date.
  • Interact with QA, production, R&D, manufacturing, and maintenance to provide solutions.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of tool modifications, repair, preventative maintenance and individual work performed throughout the shift.
  • List, monitor, maintain, and occasionally purchase components for new tool builds or repairs.
  • Capable of creating a repeatable setup and working to tolerances of +/-.0002" routinely.
  • Coordinate work assigned through various auxiliary work centers and equipment as required.
  • Occasionally assist operators and maintenance with machine or processing issues.
  • Validate the quality of work following standard machining practices and using available measurement equipment and inspection resources.
  • Effectively communicate with other personnel and educate apprentices in best practices.
  • Adhere to all written specifications and ensure compliance with all standards.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • Completed an approved Mold Maker or Tool and Die Maker state apprenticeship program or demonstrated the ability to perform the aforementioned tasks.
  • Must pass the skilled trades assessment test for this position.
  • Proficiently operate all common machining equipment, mills, lathes, grinders, etc.
  • Work as a team lead as well as a team member depending on the departmental workload.
  • Awareness of OSHA and EPA laws and regulations as well as the Company’s Plant Rules and Regulations that pertain to this job.
  • Time management skills and the ability to work to deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proven analytical and troubleshooting abilities as well as a high degree of mechanical aptitude.
  • Work from design prints, sketches, sample parts and oral instructions.
  • Moderate hand dexterity is required for this position and the ability to occasionally lift 75 lbs.
  • Personally possess basic inspection and machining tools to effectively perform job.
  • Available to work second shift, overtime and weekends as required.


Lincoln Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to promoting equal employment opportunity for applicants, without regard to their race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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