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2021 Technical Sales Intern

Date: Mar 28, 2021

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117


Lincoln Electric is a global manufacturer of the highest quality welding, cutting and joining solutions ranging from simple to complex. With over 120 years of service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation and a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric, where the actual is limited and the possible is immense.

Req. ID: 19189 


Customer Solutions and Technical Sales Internship Program


 Are you an engineering student that loves problem solving but don’t want to start your career behind a desk? Do you have an inquisitive nature? Would you enjoy matching our customers’ challenges to the Lincoln Electric suite of solutions? Take a hard look at the opportunities available through our Customer Solutions and Technical Sales Internship Program.


A Lincoln Electric Internship is more than just work.

Lincoln Electric is committed to keeping our Interns fully engaged in our company culture. Technical Sales Interns work closely with Technical Sales Representatives in the field. The Technical Sales interns are also invited to spend a week at our Global Headquarters to network with the Executive team and local interns, tour our facilities (including our Machine and Automation Divisions) and enjoy the City of Cleveland. In addition, Technical Sales Interns will participate in hands-on welding demonstrations and training.


Professional Development. Interns will receive training on the following topics:

  • Distributors
  • Rebate Program (e.g. Money Matters)
  • Environmental Products
  • Automation
  • Additional training based on assigned location


Hands-on Opportunities. Being a Technical Sales Intern means real world experience in the field with Lincoln Electric customers. The objectives for the visits will be the following:

  • Provide updates on new machine and/or consumable products
  • Ensure the Lincoln Electric product is predominantly displayed and work with District Manager to make improvements
  • Recommend new items for distributors to stock
  • Address any problems/questions with distribution partners
  • Promote Lincoln Electric product at distributor Open Houses throughout the region
  • Train distributors on new products
  • Promote Lincoln Electric product to end user customers by increasing safety, quality and productivity
  • Assist Technical Sales Representatives on training the end users on new products


At times, interns may be asked to train distributors on our products and participate in Trade Shows. These opportunities may require travel and overnight stays.


  • Pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Construction Management or a Business related degree
  • Basic knowledge of sales and customer service
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be highly motivated and self-confident
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Desire to work in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to work in the United States on a full-time, permanent basis

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: Hourly Full-Time 
Function: Sales 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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