Mechanical Design Engineer

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

Lincoln Electric Automation, Coldwater. Ohio, 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: 21839 



We are seeking skilled applicants for Mechanical Engineer positions to help us maintain the momentum of our growth in this current dynamic marketplace.  Coldwater Machine Company, LLC has an International presence with our primary concentration on the North American market. 
Principle Responsibilities:
• Develop new Equipment designs using current company software such as Autodesk Inventor, SolidWorks, Unigraphics NX, spreadsheets, databases, word processing, etc.
• Develop mechanical solutions from concept through build and installation.
• Analyze and evaluate designs for robustness and cost effectiveness.
• Communicate with customers, vendors and fellow employees to successfully complete projects.
• Use basic engineering concepts and principles, along with company, commercial, and government standards to provide technical verification for new or modified designs. 
• Read and interpret prints, technical drawings, schematics, etc.  
• Establish test plans to validate new or modified designs, and prepare and evaluate technical reports upon completion of tests, resolve systems malfunctions.
• Research and analyze customer design proposal, specifications, manuals and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications.
• Develop and test models of alternate designs and processing methods, develop, coordinate and monitor all aspect of manufacturing methods, fabrication, and operation of design.
• Host design reviews internal and external with customers, management, engineering, and shop employees.
• 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 Mechanical Engineering, or Principal Engineering degree
• 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.
• Experience with CAD Drafting/3-D Solid Modeling/GD&T required 
• Ability to develop (new) conceptual layout of product design. Analysis of product performance factors.
• ISO 9001 experience helpful, but not required
• Project Management experience is a plus

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

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 occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Repetition with activity; computer work.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment:  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

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 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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