CAD Drafter

Date: Sep 19, 2023

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117

Company: Lincoln Electric


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. ID23647 






Lincoln Electric is seeking a CAD Drafter for our Cleveland, Ohio headquarters. The CAD Drafter will play a key role in creating, modifying and maintaining 2D CAD drawings and 3D CAD models of engineering designed parts, assemblies, layouts and specifications. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a global leader in its industry. In addition to career growth potential, Lincoln Electric offers competitive pay with a lucrative annual profit sharing incentive, student loan repayment, tuition reimbursement, paid time off/paid holidays, retirement, medical/dental/vision and much more! 





  • 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


Education & Experience Required


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in drafting, machine design or tool design required
  • Proficient in CAD, Solid Edge preferred
  • Capable of doing complex 3D design work in the CAD system
  • Ability to calculate intermediate to complex mathematics, including trigonometry
  • Ability to manipulate CAD views to redesign, modify or edit existing design
  • Ability to complete assignments with minimum or no instruction; and to meet deadlines as required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication; excellent organizational skills
  • Able to make decisions on design details, tool design requirements and final checking



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: Manufacturing 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Machinist, Welding, Manufacturing