Engineering Technologist

Date: Sep 19, 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: 20130 


PURPOSE: The purpose of the Engineering Technologist is to support the Machine Division Production Teams. The Engineering Technologist shall promote and adopt the continuous improvement culture by focusing on problem solving to drive improvements in the organization’s safety, quality, operational performance, customer satisfaction, and overall financial health of the company.    



  • Expected to be able to handle small to medium sized projects and day-to-day shop support with little to no supervision.  They should be able to lead projects both within the department and cross-functionally.  Assignments may be routine or non-routine and will typically involve a mix of analysis and hands-on activities. Larger projects and more technically challenging work will need to be supported by more experienced people inside or outside the department. They may also work with techs, college students or other engineers. Assignments may be assigned by supervisors or developed on their own but will need to be communicated to supervision to assure alignment with company objectives.
  • Develop and execute continuous improvement activities to reduce cycle time, inventory, and waste while improving process performance, quality, cost, and standardizing the processes. 
  • Typical assignments may include but are not limited to:
    • Resolving safety, environmental and ergonomics issues
    • Process improvements and optimization
    • Cost reductions
    • Evaluation and implementation of employee suggestions
    • Development and implementation of new processes
    • Performing cost analyses
    • Continuous Improvement initiatives
    • Shop support
    • Development of processes for and the launching of new products
    • Capacity studies
    • Quality improvements
    • Other assignments as assigned by the supervisor
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering Technology
  • Minimum of 3 years of factory experience  
  • Knowledge of various manufacturing processes, tools and materials
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to handle a variety of assignment and changing priorities
  • Good decision-making ability
  • Good written and oral communications skills
  • Able to perform hands-on work as required
  • Ability to occasionally work off shifts
  • Ability to be effective working extensively on the shop floor with employees and processes
  • Proficient in MS Office, including Word, Excel, Power Point; CAD software; ability to learn SAP


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: Manufacturing Support 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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