Controls System Engineer

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. ID23205 




PURPOSE: A Control Systems Engineer is a member of the Plant Engineering team that implements projects and provides support for the Consumable division of the Cleveland Operations.  Control System Engineers are responsible for the physical machine hardware used in manufacturing, the networks that connect them, and the software controlling them.  



  • Responsible for the control systems including hardware design, software design, design documentation, networking, and data acquisition.
  • Work closely with the Plant Engineering, MES, IT, Maintenance, and Production teams to support production and facility projects that involve networking, PLCs, HMIs, and associated software.
  • Collaborate with multiple Operations teams to meet current and future continuous improvement project goals.
  • Estimates time and cost for new projects.
  • Reviews capital equipment proposals and quotations to ensure equipment meets company specifications for control systems.
  • Provides on-site assistance troubleshooting and remediating hardware, software, and network issues with Plant Engineering, Maintenance, and IT team members.
  • Reduce downtime on production equipment due to issues with the control system.
  • Support network backup and device patching management process.
  • Assist in management and inventory of control system assets including software, servers, devices, and workstations.
  • Improve system and maintenance performance based on availability and reliability.
  • Review security vulnerabilities and request appropriate remediation form respective teams.
  • Compiling data from connected devices and making it available to the users throughout the organization.
  • Develops and applies standards for control systems hardware and software.
  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions.
  • Works independently; receives minimal guidance.
  • May lead projects or project steps within a broader project or have accountability for ongoing activities or objectives.
  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as assigned to support Lincoln Electric Company’s 2025 Higher Standard Strategy.



  • Minimum of a bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience.
  • Experience with automation hardware and software platforms, including PLC and HMI.
  • Experience with AutoCAD.
  • Knowledge of NEC, NFPA, 70E, NFPA 79, and other technical codes.
  • Ability to support and troubleshoot industrial equipment.
  • Critical thinking with exceptional problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to handle a variety of assignment and changing priorities.
  • Work effectively with employees on all levels of the organization.
  • Provide excellent written and oral communications.



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: 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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