Quality Technician

Date: Oct 8, 2021

Location: Reno, NV, US, 89521

Company: Lincoln Electric


Lincoln Electric Cutting Systems, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, is the manufacturing headquarters for both Torchmate® and Vernon Tool® branded product lines. We manufacture CNC plasma cutting machines for two distinct markets: pipe profiling (Vernon Tool), and plate cutting (Torchmate).

Req. ID: 19788 




We are seeking a reliable, motivated, and hardworking Quality Technician to join our team. Under general supervision, the candidate supports the overall quality activities to ensure that the quality of the products are consistent with established standards by performing the following duties:



  • Define troubleshoot and assist in the resolution of daily production quality problems
  • Maintain manufacturing “quality” performance metrics and present reports to the management team
  • Assist with the proper identification and disposition of all non-conforming items
  • Track all significant product, document, and process changes which affect quality
  • Creates and performs incoming inspection of critical production material
  • Quarantines discrepant material when defects are detected
  • Screens inventory to locate all instances of reported defects
  • Performs statistical analysis of collected data to focus quality improvement efforts
  • Performs physical and transactional movements of discrepant materials
  • Provides internal audit support
  • Ensure that all inspection/manufacturing/test equipment in use is properly calibrated
  • Advise team leader and/or manager of concerns, problems and progress of work in a timely manner 
  • Demonstrate a sound balance between quality and quantity of work while maintaining a sense of urgency toward completion
  • Other duties as assigned



  • 2 years (minimum) in a structured manufacturing environment
  • Associate degree in electrical or mechanical engineering preferred
  • Ability to use and read measuring equipment (i.e. calipers) within .001”
  • Interpersonal skills to relate to all levels of personnel in the organization
  • Must have strong math skills
  • Knowledge of documentation control
  • Prior experience with ISO 9001 certification preferred
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel) is required
  • Excellent organizational skills to handle a constantly changing set of priorities with minimal supervision
    • Must be physically able to push, pull, bend, stoop, climb, reach and stand/walk on concrete floors for long periods of time
    • Must be physically able frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Uncompromising attitude toward safety, customer service and quality
  • Must be mechanically inclined with ability to read and understand prints


  • Manufacturing environment; may be exposed to loud noises, changing temperatures, and machinery with moving parts.
    The Lincoln Electric Company is a government contractor that complies with the requirements of the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 and requests priority referrals for protected veterans for our job openings.

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: Hourly Full-Time 
Function: Distribution/Logistics 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe

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