Website Lincoln Electric

Machinist Job Highlights

Title Machinist
Type Full Time
Experience 2+ Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Chattanooga, TN, United States
Company Lincoln Electric

Company Profile

Lincoln Electric is a global manufacturer of the highest quality welding, cutting, and joining solutions ranging from simple to complex.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Machinist who will handle mid-level parts on a CNC Vertical Machining Center

Education Level

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Certificate in Machine Tool Technology or equivalent

Work Experience

  • 2+ years of relevant work experience


  • Calibrate probes each week
  • Check the accuracy of your measurement tools to the company standards
  • Cleans and inspects equipment to avoid breakdowns
  • Fabricate and modify/repair machine parts.
  • Fit and assemble parts as per instructions or print using hand tools and machinery
  • Indicate and calibrate tool measurement arms as needed
  • Indicate vises for alignment each week
  • Keeps work area clean and neat and complies with all safety standards
  • Lay out, measure, and mark materials
  • Load/unload tools in the tool magazine and Tool Data page
  • Monitors quality, and makes tool changes and adjustments as required.
  • Must also be able to fabricate, modify, or repair machine parts.
  • Observe the machines during the machining process to verify correct speeds and feeds and for machine potential malfunctions
  • Performs in-process checks of parts so that adjustments can be made before a nonconformance occurs or a large number of parts are machined out of specifications.
  • Program and set up advanced-level parts
  • Read the blueprint then verify and check parts to print dimensions as machined
  • Select proper materials, machines, and tools to manufacture parts as required
  • Study blueprints, sketches or drawings, and engineering information to determine the best methods and sequences to produce parts


  • Be able to do shop mathematics including trigonometry
  • Blueprint reading skills
  • Knowledge of feeds and speeds
  • Must be able to operate a variety of machines (CNC machines, manual lathes, manual milling machines, drill presses, surface grinders, and layout tools) to produce precision machine parts to print specifications.
  • Proficient measurement skills (mics, calipers, indicators, etc.)


  • Attend required EHS training
  • Be aware of OSHA and EPA laws and regulations as well as the Company’s Plant Rules and Regulations that pertain to this job.
  • Immediately notify the Supervisor if there is any safety hazard, any equipment not operating correctly, or if there are any questions regarding EHS procedures.
  • Understand the Company’s EHS Policy and how it relates to this job.
  • Work in a safe and environmentally friendly manner and observe all company EHS procedures.

Work Environment

  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear
  • Frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Frequently to work from ladders and scaffolds.
  • Regularly lift or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.


  • The company 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.

Employer’s Statement

Lincoln Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status, or disability.

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