HR Generalist

Date: Nov 15, 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. ID: 23859 



Lincoln Electric is adding a Human Resources Generalist to its headquarters team, located in Cleveland, Ohio. This is an outstanding opportunty that will provide career growth potential. The Human Resources Generalist will support Lincoln Electric's Cleveland manufacturing operations. In addition to career growth potential, Lincoln Electric offers competitive pay with a lucrative annual profit sharing incentive, student loan repayment, tuition reimbursement, paid time off/paid holidays, retirement, medical/dental/vision and much more! 



  • Maintains knowledge of legal requirements and regulations.  Assists in ensuring policies, procedures and reporting are compliant.

  • Provide HR administrative support for operations, including making edits in SAP SuccessFactors (Human Capital Management Software)

  • Assists with new hire administration and orientation

  • Assists in the administration of benefits including helping employees enroll during open enrollment

  • Assists with SucessFactors audits, uploads and data administration

  • Manages Learning Management System (LMS) administration and execution within SucessFactors. 

  • Responds to inquiries regarding policies, procedures and programs

  • Assist members of the HR team with tasks and projects

  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.


Who you are


  • You have the ability to build relationships and establish credibility with managers and employees

  • You can manage multiple priorities in a heavy workload at a fast pace

  • You exercise sound judgment, along with strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills

  • You have the ability to identify and handle high priority and sensitive issues with discretion, and a commitment to confidentiality


Requirments and Education

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 or more years experience OR 8 or more years Human Resources experience

  • Broad knowledge of Human Resources processes and procedures

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Working knowledge of HR related laws



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: Human Resources 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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