Machine Operator--1st Shift

Date: Jul 15, 2021

Location: Ladson, SC, US, 29456

Company: Lincoln Electric

The Lincoln Electric Company--Kaliburn location engineers and manufactures plasma cutting systems, plasma torches, plasma consumables and control system units for high-tech cutting applications. Building new products that constantly raise the bar in the industry is possible through a strong foundation of engineering talent such as mechanical, fluid dynamics, heat transfer and software engineers.

Req. ID: 19991 

 

This position is for our first shift:  Monday-Friday, 7:00am-3:30pm.  

Under direct supervision, the Machine Operator will perform the following: 

  • Operate multiple mills, lathes and CNC machines for the manufacturing process
  • Monitor machine operations to ensure finished products and components meet quality and productivity measures
  • Meet daily production requirements
  • Operate all machinery, tools and equipment safely
  • Perform daily machine maintenance—coolant level, oil level, chip removal, etc. 
  • Follow blueprints and work instructions
  • Perform offsets to keep parts within tolerance
  • Replenish, stock and sort needed supplies
  • Maintain proper housekeeping and safety standards
  • Report problems to trainer
  • Perform general shop duties as assigned and assist in other areas as workload requires

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • High school diploma/GED OR equivalent experience
  • Basic math skills
  • Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Lift up to 30 pounds unassisted
  • Good manual dexterity
  • Ability to learn and retain knowledge
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude
  • Flexibility with overtime, including occasional Saturdays, where heavy workloads occur

 

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Knowledge of the 6-Sigma System
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles
  • Experience with MS Office

 

COMPETENCIES

  • Collaborates
  • Communicates effectively
  • Nimble learning
  • Self-development
  • Action-oriented

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration, airborne particles, and machine lubricants and chemicals used in cleaning processes.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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 qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or grasp; and reach with hands and arms. The position involves repetitive motion and requires frequent lifting, pushing and pulling objects that are 30 pounds or heavier.  

 

EEO STATEMENT

Lincoln Electric promotes equal employment opportunities and will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination, against any applicant or employee because of age; race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity; national origin; citizenship status; disability; veteran status; genetic information; or on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation. 

 

OTHER DUTIES

Please note, this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age; race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity; national origin; citizenship status; disability; veteran status; genetic information; or on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation. 

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: Manufacturing 

EOE, including disability/veterans


Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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