Certification Engineer

Date: Jan 24, 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. ID22615 




PURPOSE: To evaluate, develop, document, and process special orders for a variety of Customer and Industry base.



  • Review and analyze customer requirements and contracts pertaining to Special Orders.
  • Engage Sales and End User (Customer) as necessary to clarify order requirements with respect to Welding Application.
  • Review and analyze reports, records, and directives, and confer with supervisors to obtain data required for planning department activities, such as new commitments, status of orders and problems encountered.
  • Coordinate manufacturing and testing of Consumable Special Product Orders by effectively communicating with Production, R&D, Testing Services, and Process Engineering.
  • Resolve problems, prepare schedules, and set deadlines to ensure timely completion of orders.
  • Checks and approves Certified Material Test Reports as required and keeps thorough records.
  • Actively participate and progressively take leadership roles in team-driven activities related to continuous improvement such as Kaizen events, 5S, Process Flow, Cost Improvements, etc.
  • Lead small group(s) of technical employees to determine root cause of problems; use problem solving tools to mitigate risk.
  • Improve processes through statistical data analysis; lead improvement efforts.
  • Create standard work instructions and related documentation for Special Orders processes.
  • Maintain proficiency in the applicable Regulations, Codes, Standards, and Specifications commonly invoked in one (or more) areas of specialization:
    • AWS/non-Nuclear ASME Applications (primarily Pipeline, Offshore, Refinery, Structural)
    • Alloy Applications (may include Nuclear, Military, and AWS/ASME requirements).
    • Nuclear Applications
    • Military Applications
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy, including continuous improvement (CI) activities.



  • Bachelors of Science in Engineering required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years Engineering experience [for Level II]
  • Minimum of five (5) years Engineering experience preferred [for Level III].
  • Preferred to have basic welding knowledge (process types, consumable types, basic welding parameter definitions, welding positions etc.).
  • Advanced math skills including ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Must be knowledgeable in Consumable Division manufacturing processes and capabilities.
  • Has working knowledge and experience in own discipline.
  • Performs a range of mainly straightforward assignments.
  • Uses prescribed guidelines or policies to analyze and resolve problems.
  • Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction.
  • Computer proficiency of Microsoft Office.
  • Working knowledge of SAP preferred.
  • Self-starter, motivated and resourceful
  • Detail orientated with a strong work ethic
  • Results-driven with a focus to exceed goals and objectives
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization, both verbally and in writing
  • Positive attitude with a desire to learn.
  • Selected candidate’s Job Level and Pay Grade will be determined based upon qualifications and 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: Salary Full-Time 
Function: Manufacturing Support 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Welding, ERP, SAP, Manufacturing, Technology