Senior Manager, Systems Development

Date: Apr 28, 2022

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: 21438 


PURPOSE: Serve as a primary IT liaison to North America leadership for Americas Welding to ensure business and IT project alignment. Collaborate with business partners and IT development teams to identify IT solution opportunities, define business priorities, and clarify requirements.  Provide oversight on IT projects as needed.



  • Interacts with multiple business departments and respective leadership across all functional areas to understand the company’s priorities and ensure that the work is planned and accomplished by IT teams in support of the company’s goals.
  • Pro-actively identifies ways in which IT may assist customers to achieve success. Meets regularly with business stakeholders to solve complex problems through application of systems technology.
  • Responsible for ensuring that business requirements are properly defined and prioritized. 
  • Responsible for coordinating IT resources to scope projects (time and cost estimates). Can serve as a project manager for IT projects, including identifying and engaging proper IT teams necessary and managing project budgets, expenses, plans and resources. Ensures projects are staying on track and completed within the established time frames.
  • Collaborates with international IT Business Partner peers to perpetuate IT value drivers globally.
  • Serves as point of escalation for business to remove IT obstacles to fulfill business needs, with a keen focus on supporting business objectives.
  • Comfortable navigating IT and company organizational structure to work with leadership to clear project roadblock and ensure projects are successful.
  • Collaborates with business to identify opportunities to better align business processes and technologies to Lincoln Business System standards and best practices.
  • Advises business partners on IT administrative and security policies and procedures.
  • Maintains awareness of technological and business trends to better service customer needs.
  • Works as a member of the IT management team to recommend successful strategies for IT; to select and monitor consultants, contractors and other suppliers of goods and services; to continually assess the value of all IT spend.
  • Conducts supporting HR administrative responsibilities. Develops training plans for employees based on the skills matrix, career development, projects and the direction of Lincoln Electric.
  • Advises business in preparing capital appropriation requests for larger IT projects and obtaining management approval.
  • Provides leadership and guidance to managers, supervisors and analysts as needed.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related discipline or equivalent relevant experience
  • 7-10 years of relevant experience. Relevant experience includes: Previous experience in a IT organization developing, implementing, and supporting applications, systems and/or technology; exposure to IT infrastructure, networking and IT Security; exposure to plant floor and engineering systems; installation/enforcement of IT policy and standards; and multiple concurrent project management.
  • Knowledge of SAP, Salesforce, Epicor and MES/shop floor systems in a manufacturing company a plus.

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: Information Technology 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Welding, ERP, SAP, Project Manager, Manufacturing, Technology