Engineering Technician

Date: Jun 11, 2022

Location: Fort Loramie, OH, US, 45845

Company: Lincoln Electric

Wayne Trail Technologies, 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: 20018 


Position Summary:  Complete all engineered system debug and start-up prior to runoff at Lincoln Electric Automation, Fort Loramie Ohio.


Role qualifications:

  • Must be familiar with Company quality objectives and play an active role in reaching continuous improvement objectives.
  • Focus on system troubleshooting and standardization (PLC/HMI/Robot Programming/Networks & Fieldbus).


Position responsibilities:

  • Take initiative to meet challenging project timelines and hour budgets.
  • Provide the following system troubleshooting needs:  Wiring, PLC, HMI, robot logic/path programming, Networks & Fieldbus.
  • Assume lead technician responsibilities as required.
  • Assist in writing of technical manuals.
  • Ensure system schematics are up to date as-built condition.
  • Travel as required for field start-up and customer training.
  • Assist in-house Customer Service support (training, phone, etc.).
  • Ensure required ISO documentation is completed.
  • Provide technical assistance to Estimating, Sales, Production and Service as required.
  • Work well with Project Engineers, Assembly Technicians, Electrical Technicians, Electrical Designers and Management to support their functions.
  • Assist department Manager with skill development of other technicians. 


Essential skills and experience:

  • Technical Degree in electrical engineering field or equivalent experience required.
  • 8 plus years electrical design, programming, and troubleshooting experience preferred.
  • Machine Programming (PLC/HMI) experience - Rockwell, Siemens, Mitsubishi, Omron, or Bosch preferred.
  • Safety System Programming and Trouble Shooting experience.
  • Network and Fieldbus Programming and Trouble Shooting experience.
  • Robot Programming experience - Motoman, Fanuc, OTC, Nachi, or ABB preferred.
  • Experience in robotic welding (MIG, TIG, Laser, or Spot) preferred.
  • Commitment to company values.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products required.


Nonessential skills and experience:

  • Safety (OSHA STDS), ANSI (RIA) Standards.


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 occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Repetition with activity; computer work.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment:  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 $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 40 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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