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MRO Associate

Date: Feb 8, 2021

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117


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: 19517 


PURPOSE: The MRO Associates in the Supply Management Indirect Procurement Group are the first person to see, review, and correct purchase requisition forms for indirect materials and are the primary point of contact with outside suppliers.  This person will also resolve issues from receiving and from Accounts Payable as they arise.



  • Review purchase requisitions in SAP, modify as necessary, and convert to purchase orders
  • Resolve issues and discrepancies to ensure the correct and timely delivery of indirect materials
  • Communicate and interface with suppliers internal/external departments to resolve issues
  • Support the Manager of Indirect Procurement, Senior Buyers, and Sourcing Specialists in the development of strategic activities
  • Provide administrative assistance and support to Buyers, Senior Buyers, and Sourcing Specialists
  • Identify and implement process improvements both inside as well as outside of Supply Management
  • Represent Buyers to ensure timely and accurate information is obtained and communicated internally/externally
  • Assist in the processing of Supplier Information Sheets and other related information
  • Maintain and update supplier quality documentation as well as supplier change and spec. revisions
  • Assumes additional responsibilities and performs special projects in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • Minimum of 3 years of purchasing or related experience
  • Proficiency in SAP
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Must have excellent phone communication skills
  • Ability to maintain neat and accurate records
  • Must be able to interact and communicate effectively with LE personnel from multiple departments and multiple LE North American sites
  • Familiarity with Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Ability to describe problems in a clear and concise manner
  • Excellent attendance record


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: Hourly Full-Time 
Function: Supply Management 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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