Applications Engineer

Date: May 13, 2022

Location: Fort Collins, CO, US, 80525

Company: Lincoln Electric


Wolf Robotics, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, has had over 8,400 installations, our team of automation professionals has implemented solutions for the toughest metal working projects around. We foster an environment that encourages our group of bright, talented, and skilled employees to design and develop new products. 


Req. ID: 20984 


Lincoln Electric Automation – The Company

Lincoln Electric Company, has been the industry leader for over 30 years in the robotic automation of welding, cutting, material removal, grinding, and press brake operations.  We have provided industry solutions to the fabricators of construction, agricultural, mining, off-road, energy, and transportation equipment.  Through the expertise of our personnel we develop numerous specialty products that increase productivity and maintain quality. The innovative designs and solutions we create are produced to meet or exceed our customer expectations.


Position Summary: The Application Engineer works closely with Sales, Project Managers, and Engineers to determine the best automation solutions that fulfills given customer constraints. This will be done through both individual analysis as well as interactions with other engineering disciplines.  The Application Engineer is responsible for providing the Applications Manager with the ongoing status of opportunities. The person in this position must facilitate the team concept and have the capability to develop and encourage co-workers’ skills and abilities.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate technical content of complex potential projects and work with the Sales and Engineering personnel to define system requirements and develop a solution that satisfies such requirements through:
    • Process Requirements
    • Reach studies
    • Cycle Times
    • Simulations
    • Tooling Analysis
    • Cost Analysis
    • Proposal Generation
  • Help manage timelines and budgets for active opportunities
  • Maintain accurate opportunity details and status
  • Identify and assist in improvements to both quoting processes and product standards/marketing
  • Demonstrate excellent communications skills, both written and verbal; demonstrate leadership ability and relate well to others
  • Other duties, responsibilities, and special projects as assigned by the Applications Manager.


Special Qualifications:

  • Intimate technical knowledge with automation systems
  • Understanding of technical requirements for various arc welding processes
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
  • Experience with CAD and Microsoft products including: Solidworks, RobotStudio, Excel, Word, PowerPoint,
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills required


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Help to ensure products standards are used in system solutions to maintain consistency and reduce internal cost
  • Adhere to required timelines and help manage/communicate priorities when all requests cannot be met
  • Keep the Applications Manager informed
  • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.


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 sedentary.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and sit.  There is minimal reaching, bending and lifting in relationship to documents and stored records.
  • Work environment: Normal office environment.  Occasional travel.


Wage Rate: $64,064.00 - $118,976.00


Lincoln Electric Automation Inc., (Wolf Robotics), a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc., has had over 8,400 installations, our team of automation professionals has implemented solutions for the toughest metal working projects around. We foster an environment that encourages our group of bright, talented, and skilled employees to design and develop new products. We are proud to offer our full time candidates a comprehensive benefit programs which include:


  • Health Insurance with HSA and FSA options
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life/AD&D Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • 401(k) with a Company Match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Bonus


Participation in any of the benefit plans and programs made available to employees/candidates meeting eligibility requirements. Lincoln Electric Automation Inc., reserves the right to amend or terminate any benefit plan or program at any time in accordance with applicable law.


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 
EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Fort Collins
Nearest Secondary Market: Loveland

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