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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.

Shelby-Shelby Township,MI,United States (US)
Employment Status:
Hourly Full-Time

Controls Hardware Designer

Company Overview:

Fori Automation is a global supplier of welding, assembly, material handling and testing equipment for both automotive and non-automation customers around the work. Headquartered in Shelby Twp., Michigan. Fori automation has facilities located in China, Korea, Germany, India, Brazil, and Mexico. Fori Automation focuses on delivering cost effective highly engineered products and systems that can be designed and manufactured globally with localized sales, project management and service.

Position Summary:

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

• Develop system concept and architecture based on line-up information from mechanical engineering
• Ensure all designs meet either Fori or customer standards
• Research and specify materials to be used
• Complete designs including all aspects of a weld system from schematics to layouts
• Prepare engineering drawings and schematics of electrical & pneumatic components and devices
• Responsible for quality of drawings, revisions, bill of materials and other related documentation
• Revise drawings and generate change notices
• Responsible for managing the drawing library
• Create bill of materials and generate purchase requisitions
• Participate in internal and external design reviews of deliverables.
• Work directly with project engineers, team managers and purchasing personnel
• Act as engineering liaison to manufacturing and field service departments.
• Lead the controls hardware review with the customer


• Understanding of electrical design concepts and processes, components, circuits and power distribution
• Ability to read and interpret specifications
• Ability to interact with company personnel, customers and vendors while representing company in a professional manner
• Must display an eagerness to learn about and apply new products and conventions
• Possess excellent time-management skills; ability to meet production schedules while managing multiple priorities
• 5 years of experience in this classification
• Knowledge of spot and mig welding control systems preferred.

• ACAD Electrical experience.
• EPLAN experience preferred.


• Associate’s degree or equivalent experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Physical Demand and Work Environment:

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.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
“Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability

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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