Machine Operator--3rd Shift

Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the engineering, design, and manufacturing of advanced arc welding solutions, automated joining, assembly and cutting systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment, and has a leading global position in brazing and soldering alloys. Lincoln is recognized as the Welding Expert™ for its leading materials science, software development, automation engineering, and application expertise, which advance customers' fabrication capabilities to help them build a better world. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln Electric is a $3.8B publicly traded company (NASDAQ:LECO) with over 11,000 employees around the world, with operations in over 71 manufacturing locations in 20 countries.


Location: Ladson - Ladson, SCUnited States (US)
Employment Status: Hourly Full-Time
Function: Manufacturing



This position is for our third shift: Sunday-Thursday, 11:00pm-7:30am.  



  • 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



  • 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



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



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



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.



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.  



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. 



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.


Lincoln Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to promoting equal employment opportunity for applicants, without regard to their race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

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

Job Segment: CNC, Welding, Fabrication, Industrial, Machinist, Manufacturing