R&D Electrical Technician

Date: Nov 20, 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. ID23806 




Lincoln Electric is seeking an R&D Electrical Lab Technician for our Cleveland, Ohio headquarters. The R&D Electrical Lab Technician will play a key role in supporting our Machine R&D Commercial Products Group. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a global leader in its industry. In addition to career growth potential, Lincoln Electric offers competitive pay with a lucrative annual profit-sharing incentive, student loan repayment, tuition reimbursement, paid time off/paid holidays, retirement, medical/dental/vision and much more! 




  • Working within the Machine R&D laboratory, assist in the design, construction, documentation and testing of components, assemblies, and products.

  • Provide technical support to engineers and scientists in areas such as production, operations, maintenance, safety, testing, process improvement or product development.

  • Uses schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions or defined plans to perform testing and troubleshooting on electronic or mechanical components, equipment or systems.

  • Gathers, maintains, formats, compiles, and manipulates technical data using established formula and procedures and performs detailed mathematical calculations.

  • Conducts a variety of standardized tests; may prepare test specimens; sets up and operates standard test equipment; records test data.

  • Operate basic lab equipment including meters, oscilloscopes, temperature recorders, etc. (Training provided as needed).


Education & Experience Required 


  • Electronics experience a plus, Associate Degree in electronics preferred.

  • For a Level II Technician: Vocational Training & 3+ years of related experience OR high school diploma/equivalent & 5+ years of experience in related field.

  • For a Level III Technician: Vocational Training & 5+ years of related experience OR high school diploma/equivalent & 7+ years of experience in related field.

  • For a Level IV Technician: Vocational Training & 8+ years of related experience OR high School Diploma/equivalent & 10+ years of experience in related field. - May act as a lead, coordinating and facilitating the work of others but is not a supervisor.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with excellent organizational skills.

  • Experience managing multiple projects at once within varying deadlines. 

  • Ability to use personal computers and common laboratory equipment.

  • Ability to read and comprehend wiring diagrams, schematics and test specifications.

  • Good hands-on assembly and troubleshooting skills.

  • Capable of lifting 60 pounds on an occasional basis.

  • Welding experience preferred, but not required.



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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