Machine Repair Electrician

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 $4.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ:LECO) with over 11,000 employees around the world, with operations in 71 manufacturing and automation system integration locations across 21 countries and maintains a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices serving customers in over 160 countries.


Location: Mentor - Mentor, OHUnited States (US)
Employment Status: Hourly Full-Time
Function: Maintenance
Req ID: 24886



PURPOSE: Electrically troubleshoot, repair and maintain complex production equipment and systems. Primarily 1st shift schedule, could include – 1st, 2nd, 3rd, split shifts, weekends, holidays, 12 hour shifts, on-call. Daily work activity is directed by the Group Leader and a Machine Repair Electrician A or B. Reports directly to the department Manager.



  • Performs all tasks under direct supervision.
  • Assumes high level ownership during off-shift work periods related to work prioritization, production needs, and safety requirements.
  • Troubleshoot, inspect, adjust, and repair automated machines, process systems, and robotic systems to ensure they are working properly and safely.
  • Performs preventative maintenance and repairs on equipment and systems (e.g., mechanical, electrical).
  • Evaluates and recommends equipment improvements to improve availability, capability and yield.
  • Performs equipment failure analyses (including preventative and unscheduled maintenance).
  • Assists engineers in operating test equipment to obtain performance data on parts and assemblies under varying operating conditions.
  • Collects, compiles and summarizes test data, and reviews results with engineering to resolve problems such as product or equipment issues, malfunctions and incomplete test data.
  • Diagnoses test equipment malfunctions, and services and repairs equipment as required.
  • Diagnose malfunctions and analyze results using testing devices, then repair and replace broken machine components
  • Troubleshoot, repair, inspect, and maintain combustion systems.
  • Responsible for continuing education to keep up with changing technology.
  • Configure, commission, and test new equipment while making sure all maintenance and installations are well-documented, working properly, and operating safely.
  • Document repairs for regulatory purposes.
  • Perform bench work in repairing and maintaining production equipment and spare part assemblies.
  • Oversee maintenance contract and service work as assigned.
  • Order and maintain spare parts.
  • Assist with keeping neat and orderly records on work performed.
  • Work with Engineering, Production Team Leads, Managers, Group Leaders, and fellow tradesmen to accomplish the desired result.
  • Adjust schedule and work hours to accomplish the desired result, ability to be on-call and must be able to rotate shifts and work weekends and holidays as required.
  • Perform work assignments efficiently while being consistent with good safety practices.
  • Assist in procedure/equipment upgrades as necessary.
  • Report any maintenance and/or safety issues to supervisor. 
  • Review, understand, and follow all Company specifications and procedures, and regulatory rules and requirements that are associated with the performance of this job.
  • Other duties as assigned by the department Manager.
  • May be asked to rotate between Mentor and Euclid based on job training requirements.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • Associate degree in Electronics/Electrical Technology is preferred.
  • Must pass the skilled trade assessment test for this position.
  • Must have some knowledge of electrical troubleshooting. Some knowledge of combustion and/or hydraulic systems may be required.
  • Must have some knowledge and experience in relay logic, industrial controls, electronics, and PLCs.
  • Must have some level of knowledge and experience reading electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, ladder logic, and engineering drawings.
  • Must have some ability to use a computer to communicate with machine control systems and PLCs.
  • Must have some ability to diagnose the root cause of a problem, make repairs, and test for proper operation.
  • Ability to use various measuring devices (multi-meter, oscilloscope, megger, etc.)
  • Excellent attendance required.
  • Must possess good organizational and communication skills.
  • Team oriented, self-motivated, safety and quality conscious; requiring minimal supervision.
  • Capable of lifting up to 75 pounds on an occasional basis.
  • May be required to operate basic shop equipment (hoist, forklift, scissor lift, etc.)
  • Be mechanically inclined.
  • Must be able to work in confined areas, climb ladders, and work at heights of 50 feet. Some work at heights in excess of 300 feet may be required.
  • Must be able to wear a respirator.
  • Must be able to distinguish colors used in color-coding wires and electronic components.
  • Must be willing to continuously improve technical skills and knowledge.
  • Must be able to understand and interpret the specifications and procedures related to this job.


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: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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