Electrical Technician

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: Shelby - Shelby Township, MIUnited States (US)
Employment Status: Hourly Full-Time
Function: Manufacturing


Electrical Serivce Technician

Job Summary

Candidate will work out of Fori’s Shelby Twp. Michigan facility and will report to the Customer Service Manager. 


Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • On-site support for electrical installation, de-bug, and final buyoff to customer specifications relative to Fori Automation equipment.
  • Lead/direct, as required, plant personnel during debug/start-up of machines to verify electrical machine functionality is correct and complete.
  • Assist service manager and other departments to answer product related technical questions from customer.
  • Assist in local and non-local service calls and installations.
  • Train customer personnel on machine functionality and proper start-up and debug of our standard machines.
  • Review checklist and open issue list prior to installation to assure the service technician(s) are lined-up.
  • Assist with our standard manuals to develop a more technically complete and user-friendly service manual.
  • Participate in meeting as required with the project manager and department supervisors to line-up installation plans and review all open-issues prior to shipment.
  • Create and develop improvement ideas and review with managers for approval and implementation.
  • Communicate with customers while on site to give updates to objectives.
  • Write service work orders and job site status reports.
  • Supervise electrical installation, de-bug, and buyoff activities at customer locations.
  • Coordinate necessary resources for installations, focusing on kits, warranty, etc.
  • Document changes to Fori equipment on prints and return updates to appropriate engineering department.
  • Work with site manager to assure proper flow of daily activities at customer locations.
  • Hands on for installations/service calls/warranty.


Education & Experience

  • Journeyman Electrician or equivalent required.
  • 8 years as an Electrician on Automation Machines.
  • 5 years of de-bugging and installing new machines.
  • Willing to travel to Support Installations and service calls (on-call 24/7 while on installs).
  • Microsoft office/excel capabilities.


Physical Demand and Work Enviroment 

  • Physical demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is required to sit for long periods of time.
  • Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



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.


Lincoln Cutting Systems does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Cutting Systems without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Cutting Systems. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of The Lincoln Electric Company will not be considered binding terms. Lincoln Cutting Systems will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.


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