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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.

Columbus-Columbus,OH,United States (US)
Employment Status:
Salary Full-Time
Req ID:

Position Summary:

Identify the manufacturing process, recommend the machinery concept, develop the cost model, write project proposal, and provide technical expertise to sell Lincoln Electric Automation-designed equipment.

Position responsibilities:

• Develop manufacturing process equipment concepts capable of producing customer products.
• Assess the feasibility of automation systems based on input data supplied by Sales, Engineering, Management, and customers.
• Develop project cost model using historical data, experience, and input from internal departments.
• Create proposal documentation which clearly defines the solution, scope of supply, and exclusions.
• Lead proposal review meetings.
• Lead technical and commercial discussions with customers.
• Develop and implement solutions to reduce the costs of projects.
• Follow-up with Sales and customers after proposal submission.
• Assist with customer communication, presentations, and trade related events.
• Follow company and departmental procedures, work instructions, and best-practices.

Essential skills and experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field / experience.
• Preferred 7 years of experience in design, manufacturing, and use of industrial automated equipment.
• High Pressure Die Casting, Foundry, Forging industry work experience preferred.
• Process engineering, project management experience preferred.
• 2D CAD (DraftSight), 3D CAD (SolidWorks), or equivalents.
• Proficient in Microsoft software suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, Project)
• Exemplary written and verbal communication skills.
• Data analysis, costing, negotiation
• Commitment to company values
• Educational, training, and experience requirements may be modified at the Managements Team’s discretion.

Nonessential skills and experience:

• Industry standards experience utilizing FMEA, Risk assessment, Safety design, ISO9001

Role qualifications:

• Must be familiar with company quality objectives and play an active role in reaching continuous improvement objectives.
• Play an active role reviewing and developing customer process requirements as it pertains to the application of our products.
• Play an active role in identifying and communicating issues that could impact customer satisfaction.

Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S)

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

Reporting to this position:
No direct reports

Physical demands and work environment:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here 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, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Repetition with activity; computer work. 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 moderate.

ISO-14001: Complies with ISO 14001, and other relevant standards. Support, implement and understand the intent of the EMS policy. Participates with ISO-14001 as required.

General sign-off:
The employee is expected to adhere to all company policies.

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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