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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.

Bettendorf-Bettendorf,IA,United States (US)
Employment Status:
Hourly Full-Time
Req ID:

Position Summary:

A Robotic Programmer works with the engineering and integration teams at Vizient by preparing automation systems to customer order specifications. This includes working with the customer on application or process development, programming structures and system functionality. Applications include, but are not limited to assembly, grinding, machine tending, material handling and welding.


• Take initiative to meet challenging project timelines and hour budgets;
• Take ownership of assigned tasks and projects to include commitment of travel for project success;
• Coordinate front-end reach reviews to ensure success of robotic application;
• Coordinate, implement and verify off-line programming efforts and online implementation of programming;
• Work with Controls Engineers and Application Engineers to ensure full functionality of the system;
• Assist in field start-up and customer training when necessary;
• Uphold company quality objectives and play an active role in reaching continuous improvement objectives;
• Installation and configuration of appropriate hardware and software options;
• Assist in the integration, start-up and debugging of plant floor equipment;
• Ability to improve cycle time and throughput by adjusting robot path or functions;
• Willingness to travel as required; and
• Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Experience / Skills:

• High attention to detail and quality;
• Ability to plan and execute daily and weekly scheduled tasks;
• Ability to keep work area clean and organized;
• Aptitude for providing directions to peers within the department;
• Excellent team player with organizational and time management skills;
• Safely operate fork trucks and overhead cranes;
• Ability to read and interpret weld symbols;
• Skill in the use of computers, specifically a PC, Windows-based operating environment;
• Ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports;
• Ability to develop and deliver presentations; and
• Commitment to company values.

Nonessential Skills and Experience:

• Safety (OSHA, SDS), ANSI (RIA) standards;
• Microsoft Office Suite;
• Smartsheet Project Management Software;
• PTC Windchill with Creo, and Solidworks for viewing models; and

Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S):

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

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Physical demands: While performing duties of job, the employee is typically required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; bend; squat; climb; see, talk and hear. Be able to climb ladders; lift hand tools approx. 1-15 lbs. in weight to complete machine assembly, parts up to 50 lbs. Repetition with activity. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
• Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate; temperature in the assembly area may fluctuate with the seasons as the production area is not air conditioned.

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.

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