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CAD Drafter

Date: Sep 10, 2017

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117

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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.

PURPOSE: This person will use Computer Aided Design, word processing, and data management tools for creating and revising 3D CAD models, 2D CAD Drawings, and related Specifications to assist with developing, documenting, and managing R&D's engineering designs and specifications.



  • Prepare layouts, drawings, and designs according to engineering specifications, using a computer
  • Review engineering drawings and supporting documents to verify freedom of movement between parts and adherence to the organization or industry standard practices
  • Investigate and procure all data required to develop a design
  • Employ the best combination of all preliminary information and contributing data to develop final design
  • Analyze designs and confer with the engineering staff to resolve details not completely defined
  • Retrieve information from file and display information on computer screen, using required computer language
  • Manipulate CAD views to redesign, modify, and/or edit existing design
  • Review drawings to verify completeness, clarity, and accuracy of drawing
  • Transfer drawing dimensions from CAD system onto hardcopy, using peripheral equipment
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in drafting, machine design or tool design required
  • Proficient in the use of the CAD design; Solid Edge preferred
  • Ability to effectively apply all drafting standards, practices and procedures
  • Capable of doing complex 3D design work in the CAD system
  • Ability to calculate intermediate to complex mathematics, including trigonometry
  • Ability to input and maintain neat and accurate records
  • Well rounded mechanical background;  excellent manual dexterity
  • Uncompromising attitude toward safety and quality
  • Ability to manipulate CAD views to redesign, modify or edit existing design
  • Ability to handle a constantly changing series of priorities
  • Ability to complete assignments with minimum or no instruction; and to meet deadlines as required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Able to make decisions on design details, tool design requirements and final checking
  • Ability to perform well as a team leader or team member

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: Research & Development 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Drafting, CAD, Engineer, Welding, R&D Engineer, Engineering, Manufacturing

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