Change Management Coordinator

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. ID21889 




PURPOSE: Implement projects and CRMs by taking over the replenishment needs of both buy and make parts, adjusting planning parameters, control inventories and minimize scrap.



  • Review change sheet and follow up on items that require special tracking.
  • Enter updated planner information into computer for new items or changed items.
  • Review Planned Orders and worksheets and release needed orders and request purchase orders.
  • Lead production activities for material that is obsolete, experiencing mold, die and other tool changes affecting inventory and production, ramped down in demand because of a design chance primarily for a K break, Code Break, Bill of Material change or Permission Note.
  • Initiate rejection tags for obsolete items; request cycle counts and perform spot check inventory counts for materials in transitions.
  • Coordinate with supply management to determine Supplier Finished and Work in Process Inventories that Lincoln is liable for at the beginning of and for the Product Match Out Plan. 
  • Develop and implement a discontinuation plan.
  • Review CRMs (change requests for the machine division) in the Change Management System Cenit CONNECT and develop the plans to implement the changes outlined in the document.
  • Ability to work with other departments including manufacturing Engineering, production Control, Research and Development, Drafting, Supply Management, Master Data and others as required.
  • Coordinate the input of information on a Permission Note from Cenit CONNECT 
  • Distribute permission Note notifications and maintain distribution lists.
  • Perform any other special projects as assigned by the Manager.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • Associates Degree or equivalent experience in Materials Management, Purchasing, Engineering.
  • Experience in operations planning, materials management and inventory control is required.
  • Understanding of replenishment system, lead-time and manual control of the re-order process.
  • Proficient in SAP, Excel, Outlook, and Lotus Notes.
  • Proficient in using SAP easy document management
  • Capable of understanding blueprints, material list books, tooling requirements and material management methods.
  • Above average organizational skills and capable of interfacing with personnel at all levels in the organization.
  • Ability to pay attention to details
  • Ability to handle constantly changing set of priorities with strong sense of project ownership.
  • An excellent attendance, safety and work record.



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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