Machine Division Compliance and Reliability Engineering Manager

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 $3.8B publicly traded company (NASDAQ:LECO) with over 11,000 employees around the world, with operations in over 71 manufacturing locations in 20 countries.


Location: Euclid - 22801 - Cleveland, OHUnited States (US)
Employment Status: Salary Full-Time
Function: Engineering

Req ID: 24221



PURPOSE:  Provide oversight, support, and supervision of staff responsible for Cleveland’s global product compliance. Responsible for significant regulatory, financial, and reputational exposure for the company. This is a working Manager position, and you may need to perform duties directly and/or provide back-up for direct reports.



  • Clear understanding of worldwide welding equipment regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible for working with development teams to coordinate compliance activities and review of new products.
  • Monitor changes in regulations and requirements and notify business leaders of any impact.
  • Act as a compliance resource to research and answer regulatory compliance questions posed by the various business units.
  • Consults with legal experts (internal and external) as needed to obtain guidance or advice on any legal compliance matters as necessary.
  • Provide consultation to domestic and international managers where needed.
  • Responsible for managing lab safety standards and related programs.
  • Manage laboratory testing equipment and corresponding calibration activities.
  • Oversee and maintain third party certification for the R&D laboratory testing facility.
  • Develop education, training, and awareness programs for various compliance topics.



  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred.
  • 8+ years of experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle a constantly changing set of priorities.
  • Ability to take ownership of all Compliance related activities that help fulfill the business unit’s product line plans.
  • Anticipates internal and/or external business challenges and/or regulatory issues; recommends process, product, or service improvements.
  • Experience in root cause analysis and problem solving.
  • Has well-developed leadership qualities. Crosses fields.


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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