Electrical Engineer (New Product Development)

Date: Jan 16, 2023

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. ID21111 


PURPOSE: We are currently seeking engineers to conduct applied research into new areas of welding machine design.



  • Research, plan, design, and develop new electrical products and PCBs related to new advanced technology welding products.  This role will take ownership of the electrical aspects for new and existing products.
  • Assignments are broad in nature, requiring originality and ingenuity.
  • Serve as a hardware engineer for major development projects or multiple simultaneous projects.
  • Responsible for ensuring that hardware design activities are completed per the product development process through concept, design, verification, and launch phases of projects.
  • Work closely with software engineers, designing with a system-wide perspective.
  • Perform, instruct and supervise testing of new designs.
  • Work with Manufacturing and Marketing to improve quality, manufacturability and value of new designs.
  • Interact with suppliers, customers, distributors, and sales engineers on an occasional basis.
  • Coordinate activities of technical support personnel.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor.
  • Under general supervision, plans, conducts and supervises assignments.
  • Reviews progress and evaluates results.
  • Recommends changes in procedures.
  • Operates with substantial latitude for taking action or making decisions.
  • Review progress with management.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • 1+ years of experience in a research and/or product development.
  • Knowledge of project management and process improvement methods (e.g. stage gate, six sigma)
  • Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures to the completion of a variety of difficult assignments and changing priorities.


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: Developer, Machinist, Testing, Welding, Technical Support, Technology, Manufacturing