Tooling Designer

Date: Mar 14, 2023

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. ID22598 




PURPOSE: Assure safe, high quality, cost effective, environmentally responsible manufacturing of Lincoln’s welding equipment products.  This positon will be in the tool design group of the Manufacturing Engineering department.  Work will be highly detailed development and documentation of tooling primarily for production use.  Assignments may be routine or non-routine and will typically involve a mix of tool design and hands-on activities. Larger projects and more technically challenging work will need to be directed by more experienced people inside or outside the department.  Supervisors will determine the assignments.

Reports directly to the Manufacturing Engineer Group Leader of assigned area.



  • Support the tool room and manufacturing engineering through the development of accurate and detailed CAD models/drawings.
  • Propose creative concepts and solutions to accomplish work order completion.
  • Work with the tool room to process work orders effectively and resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Maintain tool design procedures and standards.
  • Measure or coordinate measurement of tooling that is undocumented or altered to function properly.
  • Support suppliers and subsidiaries needs associated with Lincoln tooling prints. 
  • Identify and resolve safety and ergonomic issues related to various types of tooling.
  • Identify quality improvement opportunities and implement sustainable corrective actions.
  • Implement process improvements and optimization using CI principles and tools.
  • Identify opportunities to drive non-value added waste out of processes.
  • Support the development of processes and the launching of new products.
  • Production Team support.
  • Cost analysis when developing tool designs or alternative concept and material proposals.
  • Other assignments as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • High school degree or GED with 3 to 5 plus years of experience in related field required.
  • Post high school technical or vocational training is desirable.
  • Has some proficiency in a range of technical processes or procedures (or deep skills in a single area) through job-related training and work experience.
  • Technically proficient in Solid Edge, Solid Works or an equivalent modeling software.
  • Applicable experience with the use of measurement tools such as calipers and micrometers.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Capable of handling a variety of assignments and changing priorities.
  • Ability to work effectively on the shop floor with employees and processes.
  • Willing and able to perform hands-on work as required.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Good computer skills and proficient in Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.
  • Must be self-motivated, safety and quality conscious.
  • Willing and capable of working extra hours and off shifts when required.



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 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Welding, Manufacturing