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Corporate EHS Engineer

Date: May 15, 2019

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117

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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.

PURPOSE:  This position is responsible for supporting the global Product Stewardship initiative by providing guidance and assistance to all Global LE manufacturing and support operations as well as to assist in the development of tools that can be utilized to effectively communicate product information to our customers . This role serves as an essential team member to develop and assess centrally derived policies and procedures.  As a functional expert in hazard communication and chemical control regulations, this position will take the lead on one or more areas while serving as a backup to other team members.  In addition, this role will provide regulatory expertise and support services to both internal and external customers.



  • Assist in the development and implementation of the Corporate Product Stewardship program, including the development of the technical platform needed to ensure product regulatory compliance and risk management.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of global hazard communication and chemical control regulations including, but not limited to: OSHA, TSCA, USRTK, WHMIS, CLP, REACH, ROHS, Conflict Minerals, GHS, DOT, IATA, IMDG, etc.
  • Act as a Corporate Product Stewardship liaison between facilities by providing regulatory and technical assistance, including writing and reviewing business process procedures, specifications and work instructions.
  • Support creation and maintenance of data required for compliance to chemical and hazard communication regulations.  This includes product formulation and fume management, regulatory and expert rulesets, GHS classifications, dangerous goods management and other related information management.
  • Author and maintain Safety Data Sheets, Safe Use Guides, labels, registrations, certifications, declarations, chemical inventories and other chemical related product documentation as required.
  • Respond to internal or external customer questions regarding hazard communication or chemical regulations.
  • Establish, review and analyze key Product Stewardship metrics and recommend improvements.
  • Conduct self-assessments to periodically review Product Stewardship processes, procedures, regulatory datasets and tools. Use the results to drive continuous improvement.
  • Monitor emerging issues in the areas of Product Stewardship, Hazard Communication, Chemical and Transportation regulations.
  • Perform special projects at the discretion of the Director EHS or Manager, Product Stewardship.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or EHS related field with a minimum of 3 years experience.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must be capable of interfacing with personnel at all levels in the organization
  • Excellent attendance  is required
  • 3 or more years of experience in the EHS regulatory field, with an emphasis on creating GHS hazard communication documents and use of SAPEHS or equivalent regulatory data management systems required.
  • Minimum of five to eight years as an Engineer.
  • Subject matter expertise in chemical and Dangerous Goods regulations preferred.
  • Experience in manufacturing or design of chemical products desirable.  Familiarity with Consumable division products a plus.
  • Experience working with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of business requirements preferred.
  • Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detail and organization is preferred.
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable is desired.
  • Completion of a Six Sigma training program a plus.
  • EHS auditing experience a plus, or willingness to be trained.
  • Knowledge and experience with project management methods a plus.
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically & internationally (up to 30%) and work with subsidiaries.

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: Environmental, Health & Safety 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Chemical Research, Welding, Project Manager, Engineering, Manufacturing, Technology

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