Mechanical/Welding Engineering Technologist

Date: Mar 18, 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. ID22745 




PURPOSE:   Supports consumable product development through executing routine to advanced tests of product performance using established procedures and work practices as well as through developing new tests



  • Performs a wide range of test methods and work practices applicable to full range of consumable products to evaluate product performance and conformance to specifications
  • Familiarity with industry standards and specifications is desired
  • Assignments often require completion of a sequence of related operations, tests and evaluations
  • May lead projects or project steps within a broader project or have accountability for ongoing activities or objectives
  • Makes observations, records and reports results, and performs simple computations
  • Perform and supervise the testing of new designs, processes, warranty improvements and cost reductions
  • Collaborate with team colleagues, Methods, Manufacturing, Production, Supply, Quality and Service Departments to establish and achieve objectives
  • Engage in Voice of Customer actions and evaluate market needs. Support sales, Marketing, Service and customer issues as required.
  • Reviews, understands, and follows all procedures, EW specifications, SSW Specifications, and Plant Rules and Regulations that are associated with the performance of this job
  • Follow all safety rules, maintain the cleanliness of the work area and performs other duties as assigned by the supervision
  • Conducts and documents all work in accordance with applicable company procedures and specifications
  • Works with Technicians in an instructional manner that will continuously improve their skills and job knowledge
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed by supervision in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • Level III:

            Bachelors of Science in Engineering Technology & 5+ years of related experience or,

            - Associates Degree in related field & 7+ years of related experience or,

            - 15+ years of related experience

  • Level IV:

            - Bachelors of Science in Engineering Technology & 9+ years of related experience or,

            - Associates Degree in related field & 11+ years of related experience.

  • Ability to handle a constantly changing set of priorities
  • Proficient in the use of welding equipment and instrumentation
  • Basic knowledge of consumable product performance with a higher level of product knowledge in one or more product lines
  • Ability to understand and interpret specifications and procedures related to this job assignments
  • Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge of a particular field of specialization to the completion of complex assignments
  • Experience in design, testing and problem solving
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred but not required
  • Ability to perform hands-on work. Ability to lift up to 60 lbs. on a regular basis
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills
  • Selected candidate’s Job Level and Pay Grade will be determined based upon qualifications and experience.



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: Research & Development 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Welding, Manufacturing