New Product Development Engineer

Date: Sep 10, 2021

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117

Company: Lincoln Electric


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.


Req. ID: 20225 


PURPOSE: To design, develop and evaluate welding consumables and associated processes; to conduct  applied research into new areas of welding consumable design and/or on new welding processes.


  • Utilizes and applies engineering and scientific principles in materials engineering to understand the weld consumable development process, and the interactions between materials and processes during manufacturing process development/optimization; collaborates with team members and members of the department utilizing the benefit of this understanding to enhance the execution of projects
  • Develop hard facing, stainless and nickel welding consumables, welding processes and test methodologies and/or systems/processes in consideration of market needs, industry codes/standards, and manufacturing capabilities.
  • Provide product development and support with a primary focus on technology and product development and process improvement to ensure the consumable product lines deliver targeted performance and cost
  • Work on customer sales opportunities by supporting alloy welding application solution development;
  • Work with sales and product management to define product value propositions
  • Facilitate development of manufacturing  process capabilities to support introduction of new products
  • Facilitate technology transfers among Lincoln subsidiary companies as needed
  • Establish standards and methodologies for, and conduct evaluations of product performance, root cause analysis and warranty resolutions; develop/refine  test methods, as applicable, to support new product development and product evaluations
  • May provide task oriented direction to Technicians, Technologists
  • Maintain records of all work in process and document interim and final results in the applicable format;
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • 5 plus years’ experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Metallurgy, Materials Science, Welding Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Chemistry; familiarity with materials analysis techniques
  • Experience must include: manufacturing processes, including welding or casting; arc welding process optimization; material property characterization techniques, including metallography, electron microscopy, and spectroscopy; and characterization of ceramic and metal powders.
  • Computer literate with working knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access and MS PowerPoint, as a minimum
  • Possesses and applies both practical and fundamental understanding of various arc welding processes
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Works effectively in a cross-functional team environment


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: Research & Development 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Metallurgy, Welding, Manufacturing