Quality Assurance Technician

Date: Sep 16, 2023

Location: Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Company: Lincoln Electric


Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of the highest quality arc welding products, automated joining assembly and cutting systems, and has a global leading position in brazing and soldering alloys. With over 125 years of innovation and service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation, drive growth and provide a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric: we operate to a higher standard to build a better world.

Req. ID23442 






Lincoln Electric is seeking a Quality Technician for our Mentor, Ohio operation. The Quality Technician will play a key role in supporting manufacturing operations by performing quality checks and other quality related tasks for the consumable division. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a global leader in its industry. In addition to career growth potential, Lincoln Electric offers competitive pay with a lucrative annual profit sharing incentive, student loan repayment, tuition reimbursement. paid time off/paid holidays, retirement, medical/dental/vision and much more! 




  • Provides technical support to engineers and scientists in areas such as production, operations, maintenance, safety, testing, process improvement or product development.
  • Uses schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions or defined plans to perform testing and troubleshooting on electronic or mechanical components, equipment or systems.
  • Gathers, maintains, formats, compiles and manipulates technical data using established formulae and procedures and performs detailed mathematical calculations.
  • Encouraged to initiate changes for continuous product and process improvement.
  • Maintain manufacturing quality performance metrics and/or quality records.
  • Assist with the evaluation, proper identification, and disposition of all non-conforming items and materials.
  • Be aware of all product, document, and process changes in your area of responsibility which affect quality.
  • Assist in the training and performance feedback of production personnel to production supervision.
  • Develop and perform random process and product audits.




  • Vocational Training and 3 + years experience required; OR GED with 5 + years in related field. Does not require a college degree.
  • Proficient computer skills in MS Office and Windows operating systems.
  • Basic knowledge of Lean principles, 5S, quality assurance tools, procedures, measurement techniques
  • Ability to develop and maintain records and to follow projects through to conclusion.
  • Excellent oral, written communication and people skills
  • Excellent organizational skills to handle a constantly changing set of priorities with minimal supervision.
  • Capable of frequent standing, walking, and lifting up to 60 lbs.
  • Ability to work rotating shifts.



  • Completion of Lincoln Electric 6 Sigma Gray Belt online training or equivalent is highly desirable.
  • Technical training in the Quality Assurance field or Root Cause Analysis is preferred..



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 $3.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 11,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 56 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: Quality Assurance/Control 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

Job Segment: Maintenance, Quality Assurance, Welding, Technician, Technical Support, Manufacturing, Technology