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R & D Engineer

Date: Sep 13, 2019


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.


PRIMARY FUNCTION: This position is responsible for working with Research & Development (R&D) on the design, specifications and documentation of components, assembles and products such as inverters, engine welders and plasma cutters.



  • Develops new welding machines, software, welding processes and/or test methodologies in accordance with company policies/procedures and in consideration of: 
  • Market needs, requiring direct interface with customers, sales and marketing
  • Industry codes, standards, and specifications
  • Performs, instructs and supervises testing of new designs.
  • Creates software, ancillary equipment and procedures to link Lincoln electrodes and equipment into turnkey welding process products
  • Works with Manufacturing and Marketing to improve quality, manufacturability and value of new designs.
  • Interacts with suppliers, customers, distributors, and sales engineers on an occasional basis.
  • Coordinates activities of technical support personnel.
  • Under supervision, performs work that is varied and that may be somewhat difficult in character, but usually involves limited responsibility. 
  • Some evaluation, originality or ingenuity is required.
  • Performs additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.

QUALIFICATIONS (includes education, skills and aptitude):

  • Minimum four-year B.S. engineering degree  required. Degree in Welding Engineering preferred.
  • 1-3 years engineering experience
  • Developed written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Established organization skills.
  • Ability to handle a constantly changing set of priorities.
  • Initiative to take ownership of product designs.
  • Knows fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of particular field of specialization.


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: Salary Full-Time 
Function: Research & Development 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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