Process Engineer

Date: Jul 23, 2022

Location: Florence, AL, US, 35630

Company: Lincoln Electric

The Harris Products Group, a Lincoln Electric Company, is a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of brazing, soldering, heating, cutting and welding equipment, as well as brazing and soldering alloys and welding consumables.

Req. ID: 21686 

Understands processes, equipment functionality and desired outcome.

Leads Corrective Actions and proactive process improvements using various six sigma tools such as FMEA, Cause and Effect, Control Charts, etc.

Guides reduction efforts for reduction of Mfg. Cost and Cost of poor quality

Interprets drawing and spec requirements and translates into robust manufacturing processes

Works with production teams to ensure correct procedures and work instructions are in place and followed

Assesses safety requirements and makes recommendations to integrate improvements to processes and equipment

Reviews process scrap and works with the Quality Department to identify quality issues and develops corrective actions

Reviews status of production schedule with teams

Reviews & coordinates MPDs with team

Reviews previous shifts production for interruptions. Works with production and support teams to recommend corrective actions

Works with teams to utilize lean tools: 5s, visual factory concepts in maintaining order, cleanliness, and delivery of downstream value

Creates weekly scrap reports and posts graphs

Supports sustaining engineering requirements such as Engineering Change Requests (ECRS) and New Part Requests (NPRs) that require costing and the creation of routers

Assists maintenance with technical expertise in timely repair of all equipment

Works with teams to ensure tooling and repair part Kanban is in place for existing equipment and reviews this when improvements are made or tooling/ parts are obsoleted

Works with support team to ensure all equipment has an approved LOTO Placard, Specific LOTO Procedure, proper ARC flash label, and approved preventive maintenance schedule

Works on cost savings projects, Six Sigma projects and provides support for other team meetings and projects

Researches, designs and draws sketches from initial concepts and ideas for various products and equipment

Presents designs, drawings, cost estimates,and project plans for review; Coordinates part acquisition and machine building, and develops project timeline for installation and run out

Reviews and coordinates project timeline for completion with support teams

Tracks project costs and project improvement savings

Employs “Value Stream Mapping” and other continuous improvement tools for assigned areas of responsibility

Root Cause and Corrective Action Process including DOE and FMEA

Knowledge of Quality Systems; (i.e., ISO, SPC, Continuous Improvement or Lean Mfg.)


Related experience in a manufacturing environment

Excellent process trouble shooting skills

Proficient in Solid Works

Proficient with Microsoft Office, SAP, Mini tab

Proficient with Continuous Improvement tools




Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering discipline such as Metallurgy, Chemical, Industrial or Mechanical

Six Sigma Training  - Certified Green Belt or higher

Excellent trouble shooting skills in PLCs, electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems for production machinery.



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.


Employment Status: Salary Full-Time 
Function: Manufacturing Support 
Section:  J.W. Harris Co, Inc. (US20) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Florence

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