Electrical Design Engineer


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. ID22963 






Lincoln Electric is seeking a Electrical Design Engineer for our Cleveland, Ohio headquarters. The Electrical Design Engineer will be a part of the Commercial Power Sources Team to develop or improve new and existing products. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a global leader in its industry. In addition to career growth potential, Lincoln Electric offers competitive pay with a lucrative annual profit sharing incentive, student loan repayment, tuition reimbursement, paid time off/paid holidays, retirement, medical/dental/vision and much more! 




  • Work in R&D on the design, specification and documentation of electrical components, assemblies and complete arc welding / plasma cutting systems.
  • Activities include design and testing of circuits, PCB layouts, and electromagnetic devices as required.
  • Develop test specifications for production use.
  • Analyze product field failure specimens and/or production test failure specimens for root cause identification and corrective action.
  • Perform and supervise the testing of new designs, processes, warranty improvements and cost reductions.
  • Coordinates the activities of technical support personnel.
  • Engineer safe, high quality, cost effective, ergonomic, and environmentally responsible parts, subsystems and complete machines.
  • Engage in Voice of Customer actions and evaluate market needs.
  • Support sales, Marketing, Service and customer issues as required.
  • Revitalize and rationalize legacy products and improve their quality.
  • Creates value by supporting supply chain initiatives and creating designs with common parts.
  • Collaborate with team colleagues, R&D, Manufacturing, Production, Supply, Quality and Service Departments to establish and achieve objectives.
  • Interact with suppliers, customers, distributors, and sales engineers on an occasional basis.
  • Engage with global teams and suppliers to reduce overall costs.
  • Establish and support corporate strategic related projects; contributes to strategic planning.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy. 
  • Level II: Has working knowledge and experience in own discipline. Performs a range of mainly straightforward assignments.
  • Level III: Has in-depth knowledge in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines. 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.


Education & Experience Required 


  • Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering or related field required
  • 1- 5+ years of experience in research and/or product development
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs.
  • Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures to the completion of a variety of difficult assignments and changing priorities.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred but not required
  • Ability to perform hands-on work
  • Selected candidate’s Job Level and Pay Grade will be determined based upon qualifications and experience.



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: Welding, Technical Support, Manufacturing, Technology