R&D Engineer

Country/Region:  US
State:  OH
City:  Cleveland
Category:  Engineering


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. ID23612 






Lincoln Electric is seeking an R&D Engineer for our Cleveland, Ohio headquarters. The R&D Engineer will play a key role in the design, development and evaluation of welding machines and associated processes. This Engineer will conduct applied research into new areas of welding machine design and/or on new welding processes. 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! 




  • Utilizes and applies experience in a broad range of fields to understand weld machine development process and interactions between machine design and weld process development/optimization.
  • Interact with key stakeholders including marketing, suppliers, customers, distributors, and sales engineers to drive new product innovation.
  • Maintains records of all work in process and documents interim/final results in the applicable format; these include Project Definitions, Milestone Plans, ES Reports, Technical Reports, Project Tracking Progress Reports and presentations at meetings/seminar.
  • Develops/refines test methods, as applicable, to support new product development, product evaluations, and competitive benchmarking.
  • Coordinate activities of internal and external technical support personnel as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
  • May provide task oriented direction to Technicians, Technologists and/or Engineers Level I/II in the execution of development projects
  • Assignments are broad in nature, requiring originality and ingenuity.


 Education & Experience Required


  • Minimum four-year Engineering degree is required.
  • For Level II: Minimum of three (3) years Engineering experience.
  • For Level III: Minimum of five (5) years Engineering experience preferred.
  • Excellent written, organization and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Initiative to take ownership of product designs.



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: Engineering 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Country/Region:  US
State:  OH
City:  Cleveland
Category:  Engineering

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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