Mechanical Engineer

Date: Nov 19, 2021

Location: Chattanooga, TN, US, 37405

Company: Lincoln Electric


Tenessee Rand, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, is a full service automation integrator. We provide engineering, machining, and integrated robotic systems with core competencies in advanced welding system design, high-quality weld fixtures, robotic integration, process automation, and ongoing service and support.

Req. ID: 20600 


PURPOSE: Entry level Mechanical Engineering design position for the design of integrated tooling and equipment.



  • Provide general de sign support for all projects
  • Design equipment to meet internal and customer requirements/specifications and key project milestone dates within the quoted budget and scope  
  • Inform Mechanical Lead Engineer of progress
  • Follow Tennessee Rand Build Standards and Tennessee Rand Specified Component List unless a deviation is applicable and customer required
  • Verify design function before review (including but not limited to the following). Follow ME Design Checklist (WI-22B):
    • Welding access
    • Loading and unloading functions
    • Ergonomic requirements
    • Poke-yoke (error proofing)
    • Customer specified component spatter coverage
    • Tooling component spatter coverage
    • Adjustability of design
    • Maintainability of design
  • Attend concept and internal design reviews when requested
  • Attend customer design reviews when requested
  • Verify quantities and accuracy of design release
  • Order purchased parts on time with correct due dates
  • Thoroughly check all design work for accuracy before release
  • Associate/Bachelor degree in mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology or related field and / or equivalent experience
  • 0-3 years of mechanical design experience
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Experience with AutoCAD,  Creo,  Solidworks, or any 3D modeling package preferred
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft office applications
    Internal Job Related:
  • Ability to serve in a design support capacity for mig, spot, and laser welding projects along with material handling applications
  • Limited knowledge of equipment manufacturing, assembly and integration methods
  • Limited knowledge of mig, spot and laser welding concepts and equipment design
  • Average 3-d parametric modeling capability in Creo/Solidworks software
  • Average knowledge of Tennessee Rand equipment build standards and the QA ISO 9001 program including  QP-04.01D Engineering Processes, Work Instructions WI-21 (Assembly Practices) and WI-22 (Mechanical Design and Development Process)
  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the job functions
  • Works under general supervision of management and mechanical project lead engineers
  • Proficiency required in 2-D detailing in Creo and Solidworks

The physical demands 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.  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 frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee will frequently lift or move up to 50 pounds.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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 $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world. With operations in over 40 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: Engineering 
Section:  Wayne Trail Technologies (US76) 


EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

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