Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the engineering, design, and manufacturing of advanced arc welding solutions, automated joining, assembly and cutting systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment, and has a leading global position in brazing and soldering alloys. Lincoln is recognized as the Welding Expert™ for its leading materials science, software development, automation engineering, and application expertise, which advance customers' fabrication capabilities to help them build a better world. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln Electric is a $4.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ:LECO) with over 11,000 employees around the world, with operations in 71 manufacturing and automation system integration locations across 21 countries and maintains a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices serving customers in over 160 countries.


Location: Euclid - 22801 - Cleveland, OHUnited States (US)
Employment Status: Salary Full-Time
Function: Engineering
Req ID: 24446



PURPOSE: To design, develop and evaluate welding consumables and associated processes; to conduct applied research into new areas of welding consumable design and/or on new welding processes.



  • Lead projects and project teams to develop and document novel manufacturing, testing, and characterization methodologies and protocols related to synthesis and physical property measurements of powders, lubricants and functional coatings, arc welding process-consumable interactions, metal-metal wear and metal surface characterization by applying engineering and scientific principles
  • Develop welding consumables, welding processes and test methodologies and/or systems/processes in consideration of market needs, industry codes/standards, and manufacturing capabilities
  • Provide product development and support with a primary focus on technology and product development and process improvement to ensure the consumable product lines deliver targeted performance and cost
  • Provide direct customer support in the use of consumable products; facilitate development of manufacturing process capabilities to support introduction of new products
  • Facilitate technology transfers among Lincoln subsidiary companies
  • Establish standards and methodologies for, and conduct evaluations of product performance; develop/refine test methods, as applicable, to support new product development and product evaluations.
  • Maintain records of all work in process and document interim and final results in the applicable format.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • Bachelors of Science in Engineering, Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering or Welding Engineering
  • Level II: 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Level III: 5+ years of relevant experience.
  • Experience must include: independent research; manufacturing processes, including welding or casting; arc welding process optimization; material property characterization techniques, including metallography, electron microscopy, and spectroscopy; and synthesis and characterization of ceramic and metal powders.
  • Working understanding of Design for Six Sigma and statistical Design of Experiments methodologies.
  • Selected candidate’s Job Level and Pay Grade will be determined based upon qualifications and experience.


Lincoln Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to promoting equal employment opportunity for applicants, without regard to their race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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