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Mechanical Technologist - Tooling & Fixtures, Robotic Automation

Date: Nov 6, 2018

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: This individual shall conceptualize, design and provide project management of general industry (GI) tooling in the robotic engineering group.   The ideal candidate has experience with holding fixtures (tooling) for weldments.  The candidate will possess the ability to work among cross-functional teams from applications, sales, project management, and tool design teams often times at other geographic locations and facilities - to implement a successful tooling experience for each customer.



  • Fast-paced work environment and ability to multitask and work to established milestone dates –project duration can be 4-16 weeks depending on complexity.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude for engineering custom & prototype mechanisms
  • Develop & assist to quote tooling concepts for opportunities provided by sales team & Sr. Engineers.
  • Support tooling orders from PO receipt to successful implementation on the customer floor.
  • Interaction and involvement with related personnel during design, fabrication, integration, tuning, and demonstration of equipment
  • Frequent interaction with customer during development of tooling related products.
  • Work closely with project manager(s) to coordinate timely delivery of tooling related deliverables for the robotic systems. 
  • Take initiative to meet challenging project timelines and budgets (hours and material).
  • Ability to act as designer and detailer for small-scale projects or portions of large scale projects.
  • Assist in compiling related documentation such as procedures, parts lists, manuals, & drawings.
  • Ensure that product, as designed, is in conformance with quote and customer purchase order.
  • Provide technical assistance to estimating, sales, production and service as required.
  • Work well in a team environment and communication groups may include; Sales, End users, Machine builders, Project Management, Engineering Teams, Management, and support functions.



  • Must have a degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar field. General Industry experience is preferred.
  • Must have 3 years of 3-D modeling & design experience
  • Exposure to or ability to learn general industry tooling requirements for simple to complex weldments.
  • Computer proficiency, including MS office & project management software.
  • Project management experience.
  • Proficient with at least one CAD/PDM package and willingness to learn others.  Solid Works, Solid Edge, CREO.

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: Automation 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Engineer, Welding, CAD, Drafting, Fabrication, Engineering, Manufacturing

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