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Laboratories Manager

Date: Feb 7, 2019

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117

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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.

PURPOSE: Manage operations and supervise personnel of Consumable Division Testing Services laboratories and machining work center.



  • Manages operations of Testing Services Laboratories including Chemical Lab, Mechanical Lab, Microscopy Lab, and Non-Destructive Testing Lab.
  • Manages machining operations in Testing Services Sample Prep.
  • Serves as ISO14001 Coordinator for Testing Services.
  • Manages team of 18 – 20 personnel. Responsible for training/certification of personnel per Plant Rules & Regulations, scheduling, and performance reviews/merit rating.
  • Drives continuous improvement in Testing Services capability, service, and quality through personnel development and strategic planning.
  • Collaborates with Lincoln Electric subsidiaries and partnerships to facilitate knowledge and best practice sharing.   Some travel may be required.



  • Bachelor of Science degree required; Masters of Science or equivalent preferred.  Other science or engineering degrees in related field may be considered.
  • 5 or more years of analytical chemistry or weld engineering experience required.
  • Basic knowledge of chemical analysis processes is required.  Experience with XRF, OES, ICP, Wet Chemistry analytical techniques is preferred.
  • Experience with microscopy, mechanical testing, metallurgy, and NDT testing of weld metals  and related materials strongly preferred.
  • Expertise in failure analysis of weld metals and weldments preferred.
  • Proficiency in statistical analysis methods is required; knowledge of Six Sigma methodologies is desirable.
  • Demonstrated self-starter, highly motivated, results-oriented, and quality conscious.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills and a proven ability to communicate to all levels of the business.
  • Excellent record keeping and organizational skills.

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 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Chemical Research, Metallurgy, Engineer, Machinist, Welding, Engineering, Manufacturing

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