R&D Technician

Date: Dec 1, 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: 20300 


PURPOSE: Responsible for assisting engineers in test/verification of new products and procedures.



  • Work in Machine R&D on the testing of assemblies and products such as inverters, engine welders and plasma cutters.
  • Has working knowledge and skills to perform the validation of new designs, processes, warranty improvements and cost reductions.
  • Documents test results and presents data in an organized manner.
  • Assists engineers in the design of safe, high quality, cost effective, ergonomic, and environmentally responsible parts, subsystems and complete machines.
  • Collaborate with team colleagues, R&D, Manufacturing, Production, Supply, Quality and Service Departments to establish and achieve objectives.
  • Works with a moderate degree of supervision.
  • Review progress and perform other duties as needed or assigned.
  • 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 not require a university degree).
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks and possess a sense of urgency.
  • 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.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate information so that all parties will understand.  The employee is required to be able to respond to visual and audible alarms and operate safety equipment.  The employee is frequently required to see fine components and possess manual dexterity to properly place these components.   The employee is required to lift items up to 60 lb and push items with up to 60 lb force.  The employee frequently is required to reach or manipulate parts on work surfaces ranging from floor level to 66” high.   The employee is required to be capable of traveling to and within all buildings on the Euclid campus.


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: Hourly Full-Time 
Function: Research & Development 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Technician, Maintenance, Welding, Technology, Manufacturing