Application Engineering Technician

Country/Region:  US
State:  OH
City:  Cleveland
Category:  Engineering


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.

Req. ID22382 




PURPOSE: Our mission is to make the world better by making welding understandable. We design and execute customer support projects, demonstrations, and equipment/consumable development and evaluations. Efforts will focus on developing and implementing solutions with existing equipment and consumables or working with customers and internal teams on next-generation solutions. Internally AE is the Voice of the Customer, externally we are the Welding Experts.



  • Provide technical support to Application Engineering technologists and/or engineers on customer support projects, demonstrations, and evaluations
  • Prepare lab stations and project set ups for development and/or demonstrations with customers
  • Basic to advanced welding (SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, SAW, GTAW) and cutting for machine or consumable evaluations and customer projects
  • Learn and support Lincoln Electric welding product lines
  • Maintain material inventory and material prep (Operate cutting and beveling equipment)
  • Order/Ship materials, equipment, and testing (internal and external)
  • Perform basic weld tests and prepare test samples (Macros, Bend tests)
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



All Levels

  • Stand for 8 hours/day, lift 50lbs, get up and down from the floor 50 times/day, go up and down a ladder/steps, work bending over and kneeling for 15 minutes at a time. Physical Demand Level = Constant, Medium : 3.6 - 6.3 METS.
  • Willing and able to travel up to15% of the time
  • Ability to work as part of a team and interface with customers
  • Competencies and goals revolve around Project Management, Technical Knowledge, Collaboration, and Employee Development to prescribed benchmarks

Level II

  • Vocational Training with 3+ Years of Experience or
  • GED/Equivalent with 5+ Years in related field
  • Ability to develop proficiency in hands-on and/or mechanized welding processes and material prep
  • Interest in professional development and influence with above skills
  • Has working knowledge and skills to perform a defined set of analytical/scientific methods or operational processes
  • Applies experience and skills to complete assigned work within own area of expertise
  • Works within standard operating procedures and/or scientific methods
  • Works with a moderate degree of supervision

Level III

  • Vocational Training with 5+ Years of Experience or
  • GED/Equivalent with 7+ years in related field
  • Advanced welding and process knowledge
  • Has full proficiency in a range of technical processes or procedures (or deep skills in a single area) through job-related training and considerable work experience
  • Works within defined technical processes and procedures or methodologies and may help determine the appropriate approach for new assignments
  • Works with a limited degree of supervision, with oversight focused only on complex new assignments
  • Acts as an informal resource for colleagues with less experience



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

EOE, including disability/veterans

Country/Region:  US
State:  OH
City:  Cleveland
Category:  Engineering

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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