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Service Technician

Date: Feb 15, 2018

Location: Fort Loramie, OH, US, 45845

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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.

Position Summary:  Install, repair, and maintain various types of industrial automation equipment at a customer’s facility.


Role qualifications:

  • Must be familiar with Company quality objectives and play an active role in reaching continuous improvement objectives.
  • Focus on system troubleshooting, technical support, and customer satisfaction.


Position responsibilities:

  • Take initiative to meet challenging project timelines and hour budgets.
  • Be able and willing to travel as required (install, start-up, or field support) to successfully complete projects.
  • Communicate effectively with others while on assignment to provide detailed reports and updates.
  • Solve problems independently or as a member of a team to provide the following system troubleshooting needs:  Wiring, PLC, HMI, robot logic/path programming, Networks & Fieldbus.
  • Assist in-house Customer Service support (training, phone, etc.).
  • Ensure required ISO documentation is completed.
  • Work well with customers, Project Engineers, Machine builders, Electrical Technicians, Management, Electrical Designers, and support functions.


Essential skills and experience:

  • Technical Degree in electrical engineering field desired
  • 5-10 years electrical programming and troubleshooting experience.
  • Machine Programming (PLC/HMI) experience - Rockwell, Siemens, Mitsubishi, Omron, or Bosch.
  • Safety System, Network, and Fieldbus Programming and Trouble Shooting experience.
  • Robot Programming experience - Motoman, Fanuc, OTC, Nachi, or ABB.
  • Experience in robotic welding (MIG, TIG, Laser, or Spot) preferred.
  • Hydraulic/Pneumatic/Lubrication system troubleshooting experience and
  • Machine Assembly experience: Basic Machining and Assembly skills/knowledge, Operate forklift.
  • Commitment to company values.
  • Educational, training, and experience requirements may be modified at the Management Team’s discretion.


Nonessential skills and experience:

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


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; balance; stoop; talk and hear.   Be able to climb ladders; lift hand tools approx. 1-15 lbs. in weight to complete machine assembly, parts up to 50 lbs.  Repetition with activity. 
  • Work environment:  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.

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 
Function: Engineering 
Section:  Wayne Trail Technologies (US76) 


Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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