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Machinist Trainee

Date: Feb 26, 2020

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: 18350 



Position Summary:  Machine, inspect, and assemble products, gaining experience and on the job training until all criteria listed below is met.

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:

  • Setup and operate most standard machine shop equipment (in line with FLSA guidelines).
  • Provide general assistance as needed in the machine shop.
  • General shop cleaning, organization and 5S.
  • Inspect parts to assure conformance to specification.
  • Read and understand blueprints, customer specs., and internal documentation
  • Work well with Machinists.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Essential skills and experience:

  • Must be attending high school or skills trade school
  • Operate fork lift (if age criteria is met)
  • Commitment to company values


Nonessential skills and experience:

  • Basic shop math.
  • Machine trade skills training


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.

Employment Status: Hourly Full-Time 

Posting will expire seven (7) calendar days from the Posted Date (located under Job Listing Title).


Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

Job Segment: Welding, Industrial, Machinist, Forklift, Manufacturing