Manufacturing Engineer

Date: Sep 3, 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. ID22039 




PURPOSE: The purpose of the Manufacturing Engineer is to support the Machine Division Production Teams. This position will manage low to high level projects that improve the various departments throughout the Machine Division. The Manufacturing Engineer 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 and also supports our Electric Vehicle Charger production initiatives.


This position is based out of Cleveland OH



  • Expected to be able to handle substantial project work with little to no supervision.  Must 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. Direct the work of techs, college students or other engineers. Required to direct/lead/teach other engineers and techs on their projects and more technically challenging work inside or outside the department. 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.
  • Assignments may include but are not limited to:
    • Manage Large and Small projects that support the needs of the Production Teams
    • Work with equipment manufacturers to obtain project proposals, adhere to project budget and timelines
    • Review project proposals and plans to develop project objectives
    • Identify project phases and elements
    • Schedule and monitor engineering tasks
    • Collect and analyze project information to create status reports and recommend future actions
    • Create / modify floor layouts
    • Manage a team of engineers working the projects
    • Continuous Improvement initiatives
    • Other assignments as assigned by the supervisor
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years of Engineering experience in related field
  • Knowledge of various manufacturing processes, tools and materials
  • Must have good judgment, be well organized, and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Commitment to seeking opportunities for cost savings and process improvements
  • Ability to research, analyze and justify financial purchases and make sound financial decisions
  • Understanding of six sigma tools and statistical process control
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including positive communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Work effectively and cross-functionally on a regular basis
  • Proficient in MS Office, including Word, Excel, Power Point; CAD software; ability to learn SAP
  • Experience in project management and ownership
  • Ability to perform hands-on work as required
  • Ability to occasionally work off shifts




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: Manufacturing Support 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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