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Research & Development Technician

Date: Sep 25, 2020


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: 18984 



  • Provides 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 formulae and procedures and performs detailed mathematical calculations.
  • Performs standardized or prescribed assignments that may involve a sequence of related operations
  • Conducts and documents a variety of standardized tests; prepares routine test specimens using established procedures 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



  • Vocational Training and 3+ years experience required; or GED with 5+ years in related field. (but does not require a 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 operational processes
  • 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
  • Set up and manufacture pilot lots of welding consumables, as instructed
  • Review, understand and follow all procedures, rules and regulations associated with the performance of this job
  • Knowledgeable in the use of the equipment including, but not limited to the following: balances, scales, mixers, blenders, extruder, as required, grinders, screens, crushers and draw benches.
  • 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 $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) 


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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