Automation Service Technician

Date: Aug 4, 2022

Location: Fort Loramie, OH, US, 45845

Company: Lincoln Electric

Lincoln Electric Automation, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, specializes in laser welding, robotic welding and fixturing, press automation, and tube bending/fabricating systems which further strengthens Lincoln Electric’s already strong position as a market leader.

Req. ID: 21418 


Candidate may reside anywhere in the US and travel would be required.


PURPOSE:  Responsible for providing Customer Service & Technical support including troubleshooting, repair, installation, maintenance, and training on various types of industrial automation equipment. Service & support activities will be performed both on-site at a customer’s facility or in-house at a company owned location.


JOB DESCRIPTION – DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:   (Including but not limited to the following)

  1. Set up PLC and robot communications on new and old equipment.
  2. Communicate between Tooling Tech and PLC Programmers.
  3. Set up new and refurbished cells at customer facilities.
  4. Responsibilities for troubleshooting and maintaining plant equipment.
  5. General manufacturing engineering duties, working with robotics programming
  6. Document and organize all technical details.
  7. Optimize equipment, cycle time reduction and minimize downtime.
  8. Work on several projects in various stages of completion.
  9. Travel throughout the country including Mexico and Canada 75%+




  1. High school, GED, Vocational High School or Technical College or equivalent experience.
  2. 2 years’ experience as a Service Technician
  3. Mechanical skills to include, plumbing, assembly of small and large components and shimming
  4. Robot skills to include ABB, Fanuc, Motoman, Panasonic, Kuka, etc. touch up and basic programming a minimum
  5. Electrical skills to include low voltage component replacement and debug
  6. 480 Electrical experience a plus
  7. Basic PLC knowledge and I/O to the robot a plus
  8. Basic Faro Arm knowledge a plus
  9. Basic Cut and Etch knowledge a plus
  10. Project management and customer control skills required
  11. Basic to intermediate Spot welding and MIG welding knowledge required

The physical demands 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.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee will frequently lift or move up to 50 pounds.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 

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 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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