Mechanical Engineer

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

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

Req. ID: 20552 

Position Summary:  The Mechanical Engineer works with limited or no direct supervision.  Using established procedures, gathers and correlates basic data and performs routine engineering duties involving calculations and tests.  Using procedures standard to the company, designs mechanical parts of a project.  Translates technical information received from the Engineering Manager into usable data applicable to engineering assignments; verifies drawings for technical accuracy; evaluation, originality and/or ingenuity is required.


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.


Position responsibilities:

  • Participate in the engineering design component of project goals for Lincoln Electric Automation-Columbus
  • Remain a competent, professional staff member capable of meeting established production and quality goals in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Utilize problem identification and resolution systems.
  • Keep the Engineering Manager informed through timely utilization of verbal and written reports.
  • Designs, develops and tests projects as assigned by the Engineering Manager
  • Creates new and modifies existing drawings
  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal skills,
  • Relates well to others; works well in a team environment
  • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.
  • Other duties, responsibilities and special projects as assigned by the Engineering Manager

Essential skills and experience:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering preferred; Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline or experience equivalent will be considered. 
  • Three years of experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • SolidWorks experience preferred
  • Good communication and organizational skills required
  • Must be able to work flexible hours as needed; travel is occasional

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


Reporting to this position:  No direct reports


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 sedentary, standing and walking. When testing equipment this individual may have to occasionally lift 25 pounds and be able to reach, bend, squat and stand.  Using testing equipment, measuring devices, and tools require manual dexterity and visual acuity. Traveling is minimal; hours may be irregular.
  • 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.


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: Engineering 
Section:  Wayne Trail Technologies (US76) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

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

Nearest Major Market: Columbus

Job Segment: Welding, Manufacturing