Senior Mechanical 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. ID22682 




PURPOSE: Plant Engineering implements capital projects and provides engineering support for the Consumable and Machine divisions of the Cleveland Operations.  Mechanical engineers are responsible for the mechanical aspects of the projects including facilities preparation, equipment designs and equipment installations.  They also provide support for production and work on improvements to the existing equipment and facilities to improve health and safety, productivity, quality, and cost.



  • Work in a team, hands on, environment on capital and strategic projects for the Cleveland Operation production facilities
  • Responsible for the mechanical aspects of the projects including  facilities preparation, equipment design and equipment installation
  • Responsible for meeting, and often developing, the budgetary aspects, timeline, and other deliverables of the project
  • Work on engineering solutions to improve equipment reliability and safety, lower operational and maintenance costs, and improve ergonomics
  • Engineer solutions that comply with ISO 14001 and EHS initiatives to improve the environmental and employee health and safety
  • Interface with all engineering, manufacturing and maintenance departments along with R&D, QA, and Supply Management to ensure accuracy of project design target details
  • Provide technical support to Production and Maintenance departments
  • Work with and often manage outside engineering and construction personnel
  • Ensure all safety, health, environmental, and compliance aspects for the project meet the appropriate regulations
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by managers within the Plant Engineering department
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • Minimum of a bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience
  • Strong desire to take ownership and drive results
  • Must have good judgment, be self-motivated and be safety conscious
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to handle a variety of assignments and changing priorities
  • Ability to occasionally work off shifts, between facilities in Northeast Ohio, and travel as required
  • Ability to perform hands on work as required and work effectively on the shop floor with employees and processes
  • Experience with Solid Edge CAD modelling software is a plus
  • Knowledge of the NFPA 70, NFPA 70E and NFPA 79 codes is a plus
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, EPA and OSHA standards is 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: Engineering 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Country/Region:  US
State:  OH
City:  Cleveland
Category:  Engineering

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Machinist, Welding, Quality Assurance, Technical Support, Manufacturing, Technology