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. ID22354 




PURPOSE: To perform multiple hands-on functions within the Consumables Methods Group, ranging from the support of daily production operations to the development of new and improved manufacturing processes.  This includes a focus on the continuous improvement of safety, quality, productivity, and manufacturing costs.



  • Support day to day operations in the Stick Electrode either autonomously or as part of a larger support group.
  • Use schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions or defined plans to perform testing and troubleshooting on electronic or mechanical components, equipment or systems.
  • Set up and conduct tests under operational conditions to investigate processes and product designs.  May work independently or under the direction of a Consumable Methods and Process Engineer or Engineering Manager.
  • Assist with the execution of Permission Notes to test process changes, material changes, and new/redesigned products
  • Gathers, maintains, formats, compiles and manipulates technical data using established formulae and procedures and performs detailed mathematical calculations.                                        
  • Must be able to perform basic analysis of raw data and make decisions based on the analysis.
  • Responsible for safety, cleanliness of work area, and workmanship while performing assigned duties.
  • Review, understand, and follow the departmental procedures that are associated with this job.
  • Responsible for product quality and productivity resulting from the manufacturing processes.
  • Create and maintain all documentation associated with the manufacturing process
  • Evaluate assigned Employee Suggestions, create Permission Notes, and Change Requests.
  • Interact with all departments as required to support Consumable Division initiatives.  These include, but are not limited to: R&D, Marketing, Supply Management, all production departments, QA.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • Technician II: Vocational training and 3+ years of experience in a relevant work environment is required; or High School Diploma/GED with 5+ years’ experience in a relevant work environment.
    • Has working knowledge and skills to perform a defined set of analytical/scientific methods or operational processes
    • Applies experience and skills to complete assigned work within own area of expertise
    • Works within standard operating procedures and/or scientific methods
    • Works with a moderate degree of supervision
  • Technician III: Vocational training and 5+ years of experience in a relevant work environment is required; or High School Diploma/GED with 7+ years’ experience in a relevant work environment.
    • Has full proficiency in a range of technical processes or procedures (or deep skills in a single area) through job-related training and considerable work experience
    • Completes a variety of atypical assignments
    • Works within defined technical processes and procedures or methodologies and may help determine the appropriate approach for new assignments
    • Works with a limited degree of supervision, with oversight focused only on complex new assignment
    • Acts as an informal resource for colleagues with less experience
  • Technician IV: Vocational training and 8+ years of experience in a relevant work environment is required; or High School Diploma/GED with 10+ years’ experience in a relevant work environment.
    • Has advanced and specialized expertise, typically developed through a combination of job-related training and considerable work experience
    • Proposes improvements to processes
    • May act as a lead, coordinating and facilitating the work of others but is not a supervisor
    • Works autonomously within established procedures and practices
    • Spends a majority of working time performing the same work processes and activities as employees on team
  • Continuous Improvement Tier 1 certification is desirable
  • Must be able to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Must have an in-depth knowledge of the processes, machines, and equipment in the Consumable Division, specifically the Cored Wire Department
  • Must be able to run production equipment where applicable
  • Must be proficient at Excel, Word, and Outlook.  Must be willing to become proficient in MES, SAP, PowerPoint, Mini-Tab, and other similar software



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: Engineering 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

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

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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