Engineering Intern

Date: Jun 30, 2021

Location: Columbus, OH, US, 43219

Company: Lincoln Electric

Lincoln Electric Automation, Columbus, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, specializes in supplying products such as ladles, sprayers, extractors, finishing equipment, and turnkey robotic systems. 

Req. ID: 20044 

Position Summary:  Assist Engineers in completing their assigned tasks.


Position responsibilities:

  • Assist in engineering designs and tasks
  • Perform other duties as required


Essential skills and experience:

  • Earned High School diploma and enrolled in Engineering Program


Some of the applicable competencies, experience and interests to be gained with the internship are:

  • Machine Design
  • Kinematics and Mechanism Design
  • 3-D CAD or solid modeling experience (SolidWorks a plus)
  • 2-D CAD drafting experience (AutoCAD a plus)
  • 6 axis robotic work cell simulations in 3D (ABB RoboStudio a plus)
  • Assembly and testing of mechanical prototypes for engineering development
  • Project design team experience
  • Bills of Materials generation and coordination to Purchasing department
  • Creation and assembly of product manuals for company equipment and services
  • Work “hands-on” in the production assembly and testing area
  • Interest to install a robot system at a customer’s site
  • Good technical communication skills


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:  Work is a mix of standing, bending, squatting, lifting and walking and some long periods of sitting. There is frequent reaching, bending, pulling and lifting in relationship to components to be gathered and assembled.  This individual must be able to occasionally lift 50 pounds and frequently lift 25 pounds.
  • Work environment:  The noise level is usually moderate; temperatures in the assembly area may fluctuate with the seasons as the production area is not air conditioned.


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:  Wayne Trail Technologies (US76) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Columbus

Job Segment: Welding, Machinist, Manufacturing