Electrical R&D Engineer

Date: Jul 8, 2021

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117

Company: Lincoln Electric


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.


Req. ID: 19340 


Purpose: To participate as an electrical engineer within the Industrial Engine Drive Team. Will work on new and existing designs for engine driven welding generators including the magnetics, power electronics, and control hardware. Additionally, will work closely with manufacturing and production to launch new designs and improve existing products.



  • Work in R&D on the development of new products. This role will take ownership of the electrical aspects for new and existing products.
  • Serve as a team’s electrical engineer for major development projects or multiple simultaneous projects. Ensure that engineering design activities are coordinated per the development procedure.
  • Work closely with software engineers, designing with 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.
  • Support quality improvement and cost reduction initiatives on existing products.
  • Assignments are broad in nature, requiring originality and ingenuity.
  • 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.
  • Usually works with minimum supervision, conferring with superior on unusual matters. 
  • May be assisted by Level 1 or 2 personnel. 
  • Has appreciable latitude for unreviewed action or decision.



  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or related Engineering field.
    • Advanced Degree Preferred
  • Minimum 5 years engineering experience.
  • Strong fundamental knowledge of electricity and magnetism.
  • Research, design, or development experience of at least one of the following (and a strong familiarity with the rest): electric generators, electric motors, battery packs/battery management systems, hybrid battery/engine designs.
  • Knowledgeable of power electronics topologies and power semiconductor devices.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent organization skills.
  • Ability to handle a constantly changing set of priorities.
  • Initiative to take ownership of product designs.
  • Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of particular field of specialization to the completion of difficult assignments.


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: Research & Development 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Welding, Testing, Technical Support, Manufacturing, Technology