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Project Engineer

Date: Feb 11, 2021

Location: Churubusco, IN, US, 46723

Pro Systems, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, specializes in automation systems designer and integrator serving automotive, industrial, electrical and medical applications.

Req. ID: 19559 


Basic Functions:

Utilize engineering principles to design and develop innovative automated solutions to meet customer specifications utilizing a variety of tools including, 3D CAD, Solid Modelling, FEA


Principle Responsibilities:

Develop clean sheet automation designs using Autodesk Inventor

 Develop electro-mechanical solutions from concept through build and installation

 Analyze and evaluate designs for robustness and cost effectiveness

 Communicate with customers, vendors and fellow employees to successfully complete projects

 Use engineering concepts and principles in conjunction with company and commercial standards to provide technical solutions for new and/or modified automated systems

 Read and interpret prints, technical drawings, schematics, etc.

 Establish test plans to validate new or modified designs, and prepare and evaluate technical reports upon completion of tests, resolve systems malfunctions

 Research and analyze customer design proposal, specifications, manuals and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications

 Develop and test models of alternate designs and processing methods, develop, coordinate and monitor all aspect of manufacturing methods, fabrication, and operation of design

 Host design reviews internal and external with customers, management, engineering, and shop employees

 Researches and analyzes data such as customer design proposal, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application

 Design automation systems utilizing instruments, controls, robots, engines, machines, and mechanical, thermal, hydraulic, or heat transfer systems

 Design products and systems to interface machines, hardware, and software

 May be required to instruct and or supervise mechanical technicians during the project build cycle, project installation and/or service of equipment after shipment/delivery as required to resolve issues or efficiencies



Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, or similar Engineering degree

 3+ years in designing custom automation, or commensurate experience

 Complete PC capabilities using MS office programs and others as required, and ability to develop computer programs or spreadsheets for specific analyses.

 Expertise in creating components, mechanisms, and systems utilizing 3D CAD Drafting and Solid Modeling, Autodesk Inventor preferred

 Ability to develop clean sheet conceptual layout of product design

 Analysis of product performance factors

 ISO 9001 experience helpful, but not required

 Project Management experience is a plus


Required Skills:

Practiced knowledge of various manufacturing technologies

 Knowledge of specifications and requirements

 Multi-tasking skills

 Effective communication skills for interaction with external and internal technical resources

 Ability to access new technologies that support or build competitive advantages


Behavioral Traits:

Strong analytical problem solver with ability to process complex information

 Highly self-motivated and driven

 Strategic, dependable, and organized

 Active listener with ability to give attention to multiple information being processed

 Communicate both verbally and in writing

 Innovative and ability to think creatively to implement process improvement

 Strong time management skills

 Focus on completing projects on time and within budget

     Forward thinking attitude and the continual need to refine and polish work, by seeking to exceed customer and Company’s expectations

 Willingness to learn new skills


Working Conditions:

Sitting and/or standing in climate controlled office space

 Fast-paced environment

 High tolerance for multi-tasking

 Willing to work additional, non-regular hours, in order to meet established deadlines

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: Fort Wayne

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