Pilot Plant Technician

Date: Mar 7, 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. ID22702 




Purpose: Support consumable product development and certification through prototype production androutine product performance evaluations using established procedures and work practices. Report toConsumable R&D Managers or their designees.


  • Manufactures small batches of experiemental products, provides feedback on manufacturability to engineersand scientists
  • Provides technical support to engineers and scientists in areas such as operations, maintenance, safety,testing,process improvement or product development.
  • Uses schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions or defined plans to perform testing andtroubleshooting on electronic or mechanical components, equipment or systems.
  • Gathers, maintains, formats, compiles and manipulates technical data using established formulas andprocedures and performs detailed mathematical calculations.
  • Conducts and documents a variety of standardized tests; prepares routine test specimens using establishedprocedures and/or drawings; sets up and operates standard test equipment; records test data
  • Responsible for executing work in accordance with instructions provided
  • Performs additional tasks as required by engineers or supervisor
  • Responsible for the safe operation, cleanliness and routine maintenance of all assigned laboratory equipment
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.


  • Vocational Training and 3+ years experience required; or GED with 5+ years in related field. (but does notrequire university degree), advanced technical training in computer or information systems preferred
  • Has working knowledge and skills to perform a defined set of analytical/scientific methods or operationalprocesses
  • Applies experience and skills to complete assigned work within own area of expertise
  • Works within standard operating procedures and/or scientific methods
  • Works with a moderate degree of supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to follow detailed instructions and maintain neat, accurate records
  • Proven ability to work independently and as a part of a team with minimal supervision
  • Ability to develop a positive and cooperative work environment with colleagues and supervisors
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs. on a regular basis



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: Research & Development 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Maintenance, Plant Operator, Information Systems, Welding, Technical Support, Manufacturing, Technology