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Technician (Plant Engineering)

Date: May 8, 2021

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117


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: 19329 


PURPOSE: A Technician IV in the Plant Engineering department will assist in the development, testing, validation, documentation, training and hands-on implementation of projects for the Machine and Consumable divisions of the Cleveland Operations. The projects are aimed at improving the safety and environment, quality, and profitability of our production facilities. 



  • Provides support to engineers in areas such as production, maintenance, safety and process improvement.
  • Uses schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions or defined plans to support engineers on electronic or mechanical components, equipment or systems.
  • Work as part of a team in a hands-on environment to implement new processes, equipment and improvements to the production facilities for the Cleveland Operations
  • Implement, improve and support EHS efforts to improve the working environment
  • Assure safe, high quality, cost effective and environmentally responsible manufacturing of Lincoln’s welding consumables and equipment
  • Handle small to medium sized capital projects and production support projects with some supervision
  • Typical assignments may include, but are not limited to:
  • Resolve safety, environmental, and ergonomic issues
  • Process improvements and optimization
  • Cost reductions and quality improvements
  • Production support
  • Production training on new equipment and processes
  • Assist in the management of contractors and production floor implementation teams
  • Removal, modification and installation of equipment, assembly lines, benches, etc.
  • Additional assignments as assigned by the supervisor
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy. 



  • Vocational Training and 8+ years experience required; or GED with 10+ years in related field. (but does not require a university degree).
  • Has advanced and specialized expertise, typically developed through a combination of job-related training and considerable work experience
  • May act as a lead, coordinating and facilitating the work of others but is not a supervisor
  • Works autonomously within established procedures and practices
  • Proposes improvements to processes
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Demonstrate good judgment, be self-motivated and be safety conscious
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to handle a variety of assignments and changing priorities
  • Good computer skills
  • Good decision-making ability
  • Good written and oral communications skills
  • Able to perform hands-on work as required
  • Ability to occasionally work off shifts and between facilities in Northeastern Ohio
  • Ability to be effective working extensively on the shop floor with employees, contractors and processes


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


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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