Engineer - Welding Consumables

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: 24408



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



  • Develop hard facing, stainless and nickel 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
  • Work on customer sales opportunities by supporting alloy welding application solution development.
  • Work with sales and product management to define product value propositions and assist with project completion tasks to make product available for sale.
  • Facilitate development of manufacturing  process capabilities to support introduction of new products
  • Facilitate technology transfers among Lincoln subsidiary companies as needed
  • Establish standards and methodologies for, and conduct evaluations of product performance, root cause analysis and warranty resolutions; develop/refine  test methods, as applicable, to support new product development and product evaluations
  • May provide task oriented direction to Technicians, Technologists
  • 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.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Metallurgy, Materials Science, Welding Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Chemistry; familiarity with materials analysis techniques
  • Preferred 3 years of relevant experience for Engineer II and 5 years of relevant experience for Engineer III
  • Experience must include: manufacturing processes, including welding or casting; arc- welding process optimization; material property characterization techniques, including metallography, electron microscopy, and spectroscopy; and characterization of ceramic and metal powders.
  • Computer literate with working knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access and MS PowerPoint, as a minimum
  • Working understanding of Design for Six Sigma and statistical Design of Experiments methodologies.
  • Possesses and applies both practical and fundamental understanding of various arc welding processes
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Works effectively in a cross-functional team environment
  • 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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