Automation Intern

Date: Dec 1, 2021

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117

Company: Lincoln Electric


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: 20380 


PURPOSE: The Automation Intern will provide the opportunity to students to gain practical experience that will prepare you for a future at Lincoln Electric. As a member of the program, you will be exposed to a variety of engineering and operations disciplines including automation, research & development, manufacturing engineering, consumable engineering, application engineering and more!




Mechanical Engineer typical duties could include:

  • Assist to implement CAD model design changes and product enhancements as directed by senior engineers.
  • Create system documentation including customer layout approvals, assembly floor drawings, and fabrication drawings under the guidance of senior automation ME’s.
  • Create cost effective designs that meet the requirements for typical manufacturing processes of structural weldments, Sheetmetal, and machined components.


Electrical Engineer typical duties could include:

  • Assist senior automation EE’s to implement electrical schematic changes for product enhancement  and modified standard systems.
  • Assist to test, maintain, and modify existing systems to ensure they meet customer need, under direction of senior automation controls engineer(s).


All Co-ops are required to: 

  • Complete 8 hours of weld school
  • Attend required safety and various trainings based on department assignment
  • Complete projects assigned by supervisor
  • End of term presentations on key projects completed



  • Pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Desire to work independently and as part of a team
  • Able to work 40 hours a week for a minimum of 12 weeks
  • Passion for innovation
  • Desire to work in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to work in the United States on a full-time, permanent basis
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

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: Automation 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Welding, Fabrication, Manufacturing