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Senior Manager, Systems Development

Date: Nov 14, 2018

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117

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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.

PURPOSE:  The incumbent will be responsible for leading and managing the development, deployment and support of information systems and services for Engineering, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Operations. This position will have direct reports as well as virtual team responsibilities to ensure coordination of projects across the company. 



  • Work directly with business stakeholders to manage project demand and the portfolio of information systems supporting Engineering, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Operations.
  • Oversee and participate in software development, implementation, training and on-going production support for Engineering, Manufacturing and Supply Chain systems.
  • Perform software acquisition due diligence and work with software vendors and integrators to manage the implementation of SaaS based systems and services. Manage vendor relationships.
  • Executes IT General Controls principles (SDLC, Change Control, Quality Assurance, and Service Delivery).
  • Acts as a subject matter expert for Engineering (PLM) and Manufacturing Operations (MES, Materials Management, Production Planning, Quality Assurance) applications within SAP ERP.
  • Builds relationships within the IT global organization and business units to facilitate inter-department communication and productivity in support of business objectives.
  • Act as a catalyst for change to improve business and IT processes.
  • Leads major incident response efforts occasionally requiring afterhours and weekend work
  • Responsible for personnel administration and performance management.



  • Bachelors degree (Engineering, Computer Science or Information Technology).
  • Strong team and individual performance.
  • 10 + years related work experience required with 5+ years of IT management experience.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with SAP ERP systems and processes.
  • Experience as a project team leader with excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Experience in project management methodologies and activities including estimating costs project scheduling and resource allocation.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with end users colleagues and management.

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: Information Technology 
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Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Developer, Engineer, ERP, Welding, Information Systems, Technology, Engineering, Manufacturing

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