Date: Nov 30, 2021

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: 20429 


PURPOSE: To organize and follow all special testing required to meet the requirements specified on Customer Orders accepted by The Specials Department.



  • Reviews and approves schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions or defined plans on Special Order testing and creates corresponding testing orders for Testing Services on Lot Controlled materials/products.
  • Provides technical support in areas such as safety, quality, process improvement, R&D and welding services.
  • Tracks progress on Testing Orders and coordinates with Testing Services to set testing priorities.
  • Gathers, maintains, formats, compiles and reviews technical data using established formulae and procedures and confirms conformance to customer and Lincoln Electric specifications.
  • Approves Test Certificates for Lot Control products and keeps thorough records.
  • Initiates and tracks Root Cause investigations for nonconforming test results. Participates and assists on Root Cause investigations.
  • Initiates disposition paperwork/documentation for nonconforming materials.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy, including continuous improvement (CI) activities.



  • Vocational Training and 5 to 8+ years of experience required; or GED with 7 to 10+ years in a related field, but does not require a university degree.
  • Has full proficiency in a range of technical processes or procedures or advanced and specialized expertise, through job-related training and considerable work experience. 
  • Completes a variety of atypical assignments, and is capable of multi-tasking. Proposes improvements to processes.
  • Must have an understanding of all welding processes, NDT processes and procedures, and destructive testing procedures for appropriate interpretation of test results.
  • Must be able to understand and interpret industrial specifications and procedures (such as ASME, AASHTO, military, specific customers, etc.).
  • May act as a lead, coordinating and facilitating the work of others but is not a supervisor.
  • Works with a limited degree of supervision. Also works well as part of a team, and supports a cooperative work environment.
  • Computer proficiency, including use of Microsoft Office and other software.
  • Must be self-motivated, and dedicated to safe work practices and product quality.


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 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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