CNC Machinist

Date: May 20, 2023

Location: Columbus, OH, US, 43219

Company: Lincoln Electric

Lincoln Electric Automation, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, specializes in supplying products such as ladles, sprayers, extractors, finishing equipment, and turnkey robotic systems. 


Req. ID: 22892 

Position Summary:  Machine, program, inspect, and assemble products. Routing work, processing jobs accurately, safely, efficiently, and on time.


Role Qualifications:

  • Must be familiar with Company quality objectives and play an active role in reaching continuous improvement objectives.
  • Be aware of the relevance and importance of their activities and how they contribute to the achievement of quality objectives.


Position responsibilities:

  • Machine various details to print.
  • Read and understand blue prints, customer specifications and internal documentation.
  • Assemble, inspect and load test parts and tools/fixtures.
  • Efficiently plan and program machining operations.
  • Analyze specification charts, samples and drawings to gain a thorough understanding of requirements
  • Develop a plan of action to manufacture parts according to specifications
  • Measure and mark raw materials needed to manufacture parts
  • Set up equipment required to complete each step of the manufacturing plan
  • Operate equipment to carry out each step correctly
  • Monitor the production process and intervene when problems arise
  • Inspect finished parts for flaws and defects
  • Maintain equipment located throughout the machine shop
  • Keep area clean and neat.
  • Comply with all safety standards.
  • Effectively communicate with Machine Shop Supervisor to ensure completion dates are met.
  • Work well with Manufacturing and Management personnel.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Essential skills and experience:

  • Minimum High School Diploma or Equivalent is required.
  • 2 or more years of machinist experience preferred.
  • Operate forklift.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Familiarity with Computer Numerical Control (CNC) software and machinery used for computer-aided manufacturing
  • Knowledge of how to operate grinders, lathes and milling machines
  • Math skills to take precise measurements and make calculations
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills to develop effective manufacturing plans based on specifications
  • Problem-solving skills to troubleshoot issues that arise during the manufacturing process


Reporting to this position:  No direct reports.


Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S)

  • Understand the Company’s EHS Policy and how it relates to this job.
  • Be aware of OSHA & EPA laws and regulations as well as the Company’s Plant Rules and Regulations that pertain to this job.
  • Work in a safe and environmentally friendly manner and observe all company EHS procedures.
  • Know that the company EHS procedures are located on the ISO drive.
  • Immediately notify the Supervisor if there is any safety hazard, any equipment not operating correctly, or if there are any questions regarding EHS procedures.
  • Attend required EHS training


Physical demands and work environment:  The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands:  While performing duties of job, employee is required to stand; occasionally walk and sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.   Lifting up to 60 lbs.  Repetition with activity. 
  • Work environment:  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


ISO-14001:  Complies with ISO 14001, and other relevant standards.  Support, implement and understand the intent of the EMS policy.  Participates with ISO-14001 as required.


General sign-off:  The employee is expected to adhere to all company policies.



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:  Wayne Trail Technologies (US76) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Columbus

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