Technical Writer (Manufacturing)

Date: May 7, 2022

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117

Company: Lincoln Electric

 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. ID21314 


PURPOSE: Create and maintain electronic guided assembly instructions. Reports directly to the Department Supervisor.



  • Generate and sustain guided instructions for assembly of new and existing products.
  • Implement change requests to electronic guided instructions as directed.
  • Assist transition from paper prints to electronic work instructions for current products.
  • Maintain and improve company-standard methods & best practices for electronic Guided Instructions.
  • Collaborate with QA to ensure ongoing compliance with all documentation requirements.
  • Review, understand, and follow the departmental procedures, Specifications, Plant Rules and Regulations and the Job Hazard Analysis that are associated with the performance of this job. 
  • Obey all safety rules, maintain the cleanliness of the work area.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • 4 year degree + 1 year of experience OR
  • 2 year degree + 3 years of experience OR
  • 5 years of experience, some of which should be in a production support role.
  • Must have ability to use common hand & power tools.
  • Exceptional written communication skills required.
  • Must have an excellent attendance, safety, and work record.
  • Must have an uncompromising attitude toward quality.
  • Exposure to or willingness to learn both the Apriso MES system and software to generate electronic assembly instructions.
  • Microsoft Office skills needed and SAP skills desired.
  • Must understand and embrace a culture of Continuous Improvement and 5S.


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: Hourly Full-Time 
Function: Manufacturing Support 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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