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Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of the highest quality arc welding products, automated joining assembly and cutting systems, and has a global leading position in brazing and soldering alloys. With over 125 years of innovation and service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation, drive growth and provide a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric: we operate to a higher standard to build a better world.

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Lincoln Electric is seeking an Engineering Technologist for our Cleveland, Ohio headquarters. The Engineering Technologist will play a key role in thedesign, development and evaluation of welding machines and associated processes. The Technologist will conduct applied research into new areas of welding machine design and/or on new welding processes.This is an outstanding opportunity to join a global leader in its industry. In addition to career growth potential, Lincoln Electric 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!


• Develop new welding machines, software, welding processes and/or test methodologies in accordance with company policies/procedures and in consideration of:Market needs, requiring direct interface with customers, sales and marketing.Industry codes, standards, and specificationsManufacturing process capabilities, requiring direct interface with manufacturing and methods personnel.
• Work in R&D on the design, specification and documentation of components, assemblies and complete welding products.
• Activities include design of test equipment, development of software for welding machine control, and testing of complete welding products as required.
• May lead projects or project steps within a broader project or have accountability for ongoing activities or objectives.
• Has in-depth knowledge in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines.
• Perform and supervise the testing of new designs, processes, warranty improvements and cost reductions. Assist in development of design guides, design review checklists and general machine FMEAs.
• Coordinates the activities of technical support personnel and may lead cross-functional teams.
• Effectively use and contribute to Lincoln’s expertise, supporting bodies of knowledge in design methods and resources, to achieve significant customer value.
• Engineer safe, high quality, cost effective, ergonomic, and environmentally responsible parts, subsystems and complete machines.
• Engage in Voice of Customer actions and evaluate market needs. Support sales, Marketing, Service and customer issues as required. Revitalize and rationalize legacy products and improve their quality.
• Engage with global teams and stakeholders to improve Lincoln’s welding solution strategy.
• Establish and support corporate strategic related projects; contributes to strategic planning. Operates with substantial latitude for unreviewed action or decision in complex environments. Review progress and perform other duties as needed or assigned.

Education & Experience Required

• Level II:

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology & 3+ years of related experience ORAssociate degree in related field & 5+ years of related experience OR 10+ years of related experience

• Level III:

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology & 5+ years of related experience ORAssociate degree in related field & 7+ years of related experience OR15+ years of related experience

• Ability to multitask in support of various projects
• Initiative to take ownership of product designs.
• Experience in design, testing and problem solving.
• Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred but not required.
• Ability to perform hands-on work.
• Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills

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 a $3.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 11,000 employees around the world. With operations in over 56 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges. It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!

Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters. Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms. Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.

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Salary Full-Time
Lincoln Cleveland (US10)

EOE, including disability/veterans

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