Digital Controls/Firmware Engineer (Electric Vehicle)

Date: Nov 25, 2022

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. ID22035 




PURPOSE: Participate in the design, development and maintenance of control systems and firmware for products such as switching power supplies, welding and cutting equipment, engine driven generators, and manufacturing automation equipment that supports our Electric Vehicle Charger production initiatives. This job can be located in Cleveland OH, Columbus OH and Macomb MI.



  • Working with electrical and mechanical engineers to design digital control systems for power electronics and motor control applications.
  • Programming microcontrollers in C and C++ using a Real-Time Operating System.
  • Reading and interpreting electronic schematics and component data sheets.
  • Testing and documentation of firmware designs.
  • May lead projects within a broader project or ongoing activities or objectives.
  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • Minimum four-year engineering degree is required. Electrical, Computer, or Software Engineering is preferred.
  • Qualified candidates will have 5 years’ experience minimum depending on level
  • Must have industry experience writing C for embedded platforms.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent organization skills.
  • Initiative to take ownership of product designs.
  • Experience with FPGA development using VHDL is a plus.



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: Research & Development 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Firmware, Embedded, Testing, Welding, Technology, Manufacturing