Robotic Programming 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. ID21744 




PURPOSE: The primary function of a Robotic Automation Engineer is to implement and support automated processes to drive improvements in safety, ergonomics, quality, productivity and cost reductions.  The roll heavily focuses on robotic solutions that often integrate with other types of equipment and at times can also involve non-robotic automation.  The successful candidate will have a strong hands on background in robotic system implementation and able to lead automated solution projects through all process steps including but not limited to conceptualizing automated systems, quoting, obtaining funding, managing projects, reporting progress, acceptance testing, installation, startup, and process support. 



  • Identify and conceptualize primarily robotic and at times other forms of automated solutions to drive improvements in safety, ergonomics, quality, productivity, and cost reductions throughout the Machine Division.
  • Coordinate with vendors to quote and size automated systems.
  • Manage projects from start to finish including Capital Appropriation Requests with project budgets, savings, ROI, timelines, runoff criteria, status reporting, system implementation, and all other project details.
  • Program robotic systems, provide support and troubleshooting of existing robotic systems.
  • Design customized fixturing and workholding for automated systems using Solid Edge.
  • Creates procedures, documentation, routings, and other necessary documentation for the manufacturing process.
  • Collaborates and communicates cross functionally with all levels of the organization including but not limited to pieceworkers, R&D, QA, Supply Management, production departments, and executive management.
  • Serve as the technical expert in robotics.  Mentor and train others in the technical aspects of robotic systems.
  • Other assignments as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • Bachelors of Science in Engineering or related discipline.
  • Minimum 5+ years professional and on hands experience with robotic systems.  Robotic welding experience is a plus.
  • Proficient in conceptualizing automated solutions and implementing robotic and automation equipment.
  • Proficient at higher level programing of Fanuc robots for purposes of auto recovery and other more complex routines.
  • Excellent organizational skills as well as written and oral communication skills.
  • Possess and apply strong problem solving skills with an analytical approach and attention to detail.  Ability to apply continuous improvement methodology to solve real world problems.
  • Ability to handle a variety of assignments and changing priorities.
  • Good computer skills with proficiency in higher level functions of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently independently, cross functionally, or part of a team.
  • Possess and apply a broad knowledge of engineering and scientific principles, practices and procedures.
  • Solid modeling (CAD) experience with the ability to conceptualize and design components such as fixturing for automated solutions.
  • Ability to be effective working with shop floor employees and to adjust work schedule at times if needed.
  • Able to gather data and analyze it to make good fact based decisions.



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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