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Compliance Engineer

Date: Apr 8, 2021

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117


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: 19532 



Purpose: The compliance engineer will develop and support the process for product compliance.



  • Assist in developing product compliance strategy, by overseeing and improving processes that ensure product compliance to applicable global regulatory standards.
  • Interprets global standards, regulations and codes to determine the applicability of requirements relevant to Lincoln Products and provide guidance to design groups.
  • Witness, review and approve testing for compliance to third party agency testing requirements.
  • Ensure that compliance-related documentation is properly published and maintained
  • Oversee and provide assistance in EMC and Wireless compliance testing requirement
  • Support for PPE compliance certification (NIOSH, CE Directives)
  • Provide responses to customer’s inquiries related to meeting industry regulatory requirements (RoHS, REACH…)
  • Actively participate in departmental design reviews during the various stages of the design cycle.   
  • Perform, instruct and supervise testing of new designs.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor.
  • Usually works with minimum supervision, conferring with superior on unusual matters.
  • Assignments are broad in nature, requiring originality and ingenuity. 
  • Has appreciable latitude for un-reviewed action or decision.
  • Performs engineering work in operations, production, construction or maintenance environments
  • Designs and scales up manufacturing processes, instruments and equipment and tests manufactured products to maintain quality.
  • Plans, designs and estimates time and cost and oversees construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, systems and components.
  • Analyzes and develops solutions to engineering problems related to manufacturing equipment and systems or the causes of component failures.
  • Develops and applies engineering standards and procedures and provides advice on issues within the engineering field.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • Minimum four-year B.S. engineering degree is required. Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering is desirable.
  • Minimum 5 years engineering experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent organization skills.
  • Ability to handle a constantly changing set of priorities.
  • Initiative to take ownership of product designs.
  • Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of particular field of specialization to the completion of difficult assignments.


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: Salary Full-Time 
Function: Research & Development 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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