Electrical Design Engineer

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

Coldwater Machine Company, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, develops and delivers turnkey, automated solutions for OEM and Tier suppliers in the automotive, aerospace energy, appliance and other sectors.

Req. ID: 19981 

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for electrical designs for process automation; this includes PLC hardware and software, motion control hardware and software, schematic diagrams, control system drawings, wiring techniques and basic electrical troubleshooting procedures.
  • Responsible for start-up and refinement of complex industrial systems. Start-up and debug activities will occur at Coldwater Machine’s facility and at customer locations.
  • Confer with colleagues, customers, vendors and others to review designs and discuss potential new engineering projects.
  • Direct or coordinate manufacturing, construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation, and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes, and customer requirements.
  • Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Two - five years’ experience (including co-op experience).
  • Complete PC capabilities, using MS office programs and others as required, and ability to develop computer programs or spreadsheets for specific analyses.
  • 2D Auto Cad Skills.
  • Ability to design industrial machine control systems including safety systems.
  • Ability to write and troubleshoot PLC code
  • Robotics experience is a plus
  • ISO 9001 experience helpful, but not required


Behavioral Traits:

  • Strong analytical problem solver with ability to process complex information
  • Highly self-motivated and driven
  • Strategic, dependable, and organized
  • Active listener with ability to give attention to multiple information being processed
  • Communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Innovative and ability to think creatively to implement process improvement
  • Strong time management skills
  • Focus on completing projects on time and within budget
  • Forward thinking attitude and the continual need to refine and polish work, by seeking to exceed customer and Company’s expectations
  • Willingness to learn new skills

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 Electric Automation, Inc (US76) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

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

Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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