Engineering Assistant- Electrical

Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the engineering, design, and manufacturing of advanced arc welding solutions, automated joining, assembly and cutting systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment, and has a leading global position in brazing and soldering alloys. Lincoln is recognized as the Welding Expert™ for its leading materials science, software development, automation engineering, and application expertise, which advance customers' fabrication capabilities to help them build a better world. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln Electric is a $3.8B publicly traded company (NASDAQ:LECO) with over 11,000 employees around the world, with operations in over 71 manufacturing locations in 20 countries.


Location: Coldwater - Coldwater, OHUnited States (US)
Employment Status: Hourly Full-Time




Position Summary:  Assemble products, inspect parts, all while gaining experience and on the job training until all criteria listed below is met.

Role qualifications:

  • Must be familiar with Company quality objectives and play an active role in reaching continuous improvement objectives.
  • Be aware of the relevance and importance of their activities and how they contribute to the achievement of quality objectives.


Skills upon Completion

  • Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Experience on shop floor by assisting in wiring in Tool Room .
  • Experience in Wiring, Panel Design, Creating Electrical Prints and BOM, Robotic Teaching and Programming.

College Plan

  • Attend Rhodes State College, UNOH, or Edison University to obtain an Associate’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Attend Ramtec or Fanuc Robotic Class and PLC Class.
  • CMC to reimburse class costs for all completed courses with a B- or better grade

Work Plan

  • Target 40-hour work week hire on full time.
  • CMC to be flexible with how employee gets hours to accommodate class schedule.
  • Year 1: to work on Shop Floor assisting toolroom on Wiring support, Assembly Support (75%) and assist in updating Electrical Schematics (25%).
  • Year 2: Employee to be assigned to Lead Electrical Engineer. Employee to work with Lead Project Engineer on their projects assisting in Schematic and Panel Layout work. Also, to assist in I/O checks and become familiar with programming. Maintain 25% of hours with floor support.
  • Year 3 & 4: (if needed) Employee to be assigned to Lead Electrical Engineer. Employee to work with Lead Project Engineer on their projects assisting in Schematic and Panel Layout work. Also, to assist in I/O checks and become familiar with programming.
  • Reports to Engineering Manager.

Reporting to this position:  No direct reports.

Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S)

  • Understand the Company’s EHS Policy and how it relates to this job.
  • Be aware of OSHA & EPA laws and regulations as well as the Company’s Plant Rules and Regulations that pertain to this job.
  • Work in a safe and environmentally friendly manner and observe all company EHS procedures.
  • Know that the company EHS procedures are located on the ISO drive.
  • Immediately notify the Supervisor if there is any safety hazard, any equipment not operating correctly, or if there are any questions regarding EHS procedures.
  • Attend required EHS training


Physical demands and work environment:  The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands:  While performing duties of job, employee is required to stand; occasionally walk and sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.   Lifting up to 60 lbs.  Repetition with activity. 
  • Work environment:  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


ISO-14001:  Complies with ISO 14001, and other relevant standards.  Support, implement and understand the intent of the EMS policy.  Participates with ISO-14001 as required.


Lincoln Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to promoting equal employment opportunity for applicants, without regard to their race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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