R&D Engineer (Welding)

Date: Oct 17, 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: 19662 


Purpose: To improve the capabilities and sales of high technology products by expanding the use of the Wave Designer application at both internal and external customers globally.



  • Utilizes and applies experience in a broad range of fields to understand welding machine development process and interactions between machine design and welding process development/optimization, providing the benefit of this understanding to increase the value proposition of high technology products.
  • Collaborates with international customers and internal engineers to develop the wave designer application and supporting templates in order to meet global development requirements
  • Manages customer expectations and provides guidance to software application developers in order improve capabilities while simultaneously protecting and growing Lincoln Electric’s intellectual property.
  • Provides on-site customer support and conducts periodic customer training
  • Requires a high amount of international travel
  • Typically works with minimal direct supervision, conferring with R&D and SBU leaders as needed; has appreciable latitude for independent action or decision
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.




  • Baccalaureate degree in Engineering.  Degree in Welding Engineering preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years engineering experience.
  • Processes and applies a broad knowledge of engineering and scientific principles, practices and procedures, within the field of specialization, to the completion of difficult assignments.
  • 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.
  • Experience with Robotic Programming.
  • Experience with numerical modeling tools including Matlab is a plus.
  • Excellent 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: Welding, Manufacturing