Manufacturing Engineering Technician.

Date: Nov 10, 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. ID23735 




PRIMARY FUNCTION: Support the Machine Division Production Team and Drive Continuous Improvement.




  • Support and execute continuous improvement activities to reduce cycle time, inventory, and waste while improving process performance, quality, cost, and standardizing the processes. 
  • Provides technical support to engineers in areas such as production, operations, maintenance, safety, testing, process improvement or product development.
  • Technicians are expected to be able to handle small to medium sized projects and day-to-day shop support with some supervision. Assignments may be routine or non-routine and will typically involve a mix of analysis and hands-on activities. Larger projects and more technically challenging work will need to be supported by more experienced people inside or outside the department. Supervisors will determine the assignments.
  • Typical assignments may include but are not limited to:
    • Continuous Improvement initiatives
    • Resolving safety, environmental and ergonomics issues
    • Quality improvements
    • Process improvements and optimization
    • Cost reductions
    • Evaluation and implementation of employee suggestions
    • Shop support
    • Other assignments as assigned by the supervisor
  • Assure safe, high quality, cost effective, environmentally responsible manufacturing of Lincoln’s welding machine products. 






  • Vocational Training and 5+ years’ experience required; (but does not require a university degree)
  • Completes a variety of atypical assignments
  • Works within defined technical processes and procedures or methodologies and may help determine the appropriate approach for new assignments
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Good organizational and computer skills
  • Ability to handle a variety of assignments and changing priorities
  • Good written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to be effective working extensively on the shop floor with employees and processes




  • Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing experience desired




  • All employees will require at least three months On-The-Job training.  Once an employee is signed-off in the Manufacturing Engineering department, additional OJT sign-offs are not required as they are promoted through the engineering levels.
  • Additional training is dependent upon the area of responsibility assigned within the Manufacturing Engineering department.





  • Understand the Company’s EHS Policy and how it relates to this job.
  • Be aware of OSHA and EPA laws and regulations as well as the Company’s Plant Rules and Regulations that pertain to this job.
  • Work in a safe manner and observe all company EHS and JHA procedures.
  • Follow safe equipment operating procedures and only operate equipment when guards are in place and in good condition.
  • Know that the company EHS procedures are contained in reference books, such as SSW Specifications, Plant Rules and Regulations, and Material Safety Data Sheets, which are located in the Department Supervisor’s area.
  • Immediately notify the Supervisor if there is any safety hazard, any equipment not operating correctly, or if there are any questions regarding EHS and JHA procedures.







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

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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