Installation Lead

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: Sales


Position Summary:

Candidate will work out of Fori’s Shelby Twp. Michigan facility and will report to the Customer Service Manager. Candidate must demonstrate the following to be considered:


  • Manage Staffing plan required showing all personnel, all shifts, hours planned to work.
  • Handle inbound shipments including unloading, setting in place etc. Verify material routing from dock to floor at the job site.
  • Arrange storage and handling if material cannot be immediately set in place.
  • Site security – interface with customer to determine responsibility for inventory.
  • Maintain a Site Whiteboard (or a convenient wall if needed). Whiteboard items:
    • Schedule – (updated to show progress) – show plan vs. actual
    • Check-off lists with a detailed task lists where appropriate (ex. Showing decking carts that have been worked on)
    • Layout showing working area
    • Open Issues
    • Contact list with phone numbers (incl. customer and contractors)
    • Emergency contact list (safety representative, medical attention)
  • The Installation Manager to maintain a daily report that records:
    • Number of workers by trade (Customer provided)
    • Fori personnel
    • Hours worked (start / finish times)
    • Work accomplished
    • Problems encountered
    • Customer delays (e.g. lack of parts, plant labor, delays due to production, lack of access, etc)
  • Site records:
    • Maintain redline mark ups of drawings and return them to the office for updating
  • Before each shift conduct a short 5-10 min meeting:
    • Line up the team on the plan for the day
    • Review / Discuss any issues from the previous shift
    • Record who is working (on daily report)
    • All workers on that shift should attend including contractor supervision
  • Acceptance plan
    • Understand and drive Acceptance Criteria to close project and get customer sign off.
    • Document extras and get them acknowledged by the customer
    • Track issues beyond our control on the daily reports
  • Become familiar with the following site issues:
  • Do we have all of the drawings (mechanical and electrical) required?
  • What support is required / planned from third party equipment suppliers?
  • Site spares plan (drive components, controls, motors, etc.)
  • Contractor details – scope of work, timing plan, number of workers, supervisor names etc.
  • Safety orientation / badges
  • Staffing plan
  • Reporting Requirements:
    • Open Issues List – at least every 2 days – send to all project team members.
    • Installation schedule – MS Project maintains changes if any and distribute – send to all project team members.
    • Daily Report – Compile and send out weekly report to the Project Manager.



  • 10 Years of General Experience and 3 Years of On-site Installation
  • High School Diploma
  • Technical Certification Preferred      


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: Detroit

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