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Machine Operator-PW

Date: Oct 20, 2019


Lincoln Electric is a global manufacturer of the highest quality welding, cutting and joining solutions ranging from simple to complex. With over 120 years of service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation and a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric, where the actual is limited and the possible is immense.

PURPOSE:   Machine Operators will operate and maintain assigned pieces of production equipment on a continuous basis in order to meet or exceed job standards and quality specifications. Expected to be a self-starter, a good manager of time and work professionally and independently. 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. 

Piecework pay for individual positions is based on the number of units produced by the individual worker.  Line work typically involves working with a group of other employees on a finished product.  Lines normally pay on a group piecework basis, which means that all of the workers on the line are paid according to the number of units produced by the group.



  • Must wear all required PPE properly
  • Follow work instructions for each job.
  • Runs machine to produce product to proper customer specifications.
  • Provides assistance throughout the production area.
  • Performs clean-up activities in production and on the grounds as assigned.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Follows all quality set-up, run and check out procedures for accuracy and quality.



  • Possess good problem solving and troubleshooting skills and safety practices
  • Must be 18 years of age and older
  • Must be able to perform the physical aspects of the job depending on location requirements
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test and background check
  • Candidates must be willing to work a swing (or rotating) shifts
  • Candidates may be required to work overtime, doubletime, and weekends as necessary
  • Team focused individual with the ability to work well with others.
  • Strong detailed-oriented person with the ability to work in a fast-paced position



  • Ability to lift 10 lbs to 60 lbs continually
  • Must be able to stand, walk, and reach through the required length of the shift up to 12 hours.
  • Must be able to read and write English (Basic comprehension)
  • Must understand Basic Math (Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Counting, Problem Solving)

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: Piecework Full-Time 
Function: Manufacturing 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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