Engineering Manager

Date: Jan 12, 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: 20722 


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 Engineering Manager is responsible for meeting the long and short-range engineering goals as well as overseeing the program management goals of the organization.The Engineering Manager is responsible for providing the General Manager and other senior management staff with current information about the environment and the technical needs.  This individual is responsible for the controls, software automation and mechanical mechanical engineering aspects of the organization. . 


This person has the authority to hire (as authorized) and terminate employees assigned to Engineering disciplines; counsel employees; purchase equipment and services as approved by the budget; recommend marketing strategies to the General Manager. Decisions that must be referred to the General Manager are: purchases of equipment not previously approved in the budget; signing of all contracts and agreements; additional staff not previously authorized and all major policy changes.


Primary responsibilities:

  • Directs and oversees the company’s long range strategies and objectives as it relates to engineering projects and program management.  Advises, explains and counsels senior management staff, managers and supervisors concerning technical strategies

  • Identifies the company’s ability to meet the needs and wants of its customers
  • Participates in contract negotiations with customers
  • Conducts or coordinates training programs for the department(s)
  • Represents the company at various industry functions and meetings
  • Performs normal supervisory/managerial functions in accordance with established company policies and procedures;  directs, motivates and develops subordinates to improve performance and capabilities
  • Excellent written and verbal skills; facilitate open communications and the team concept
  • Conduct written performance evaluations of assigned employees using proper evaluation and documentation methods resulting in goal setting for and with the assigned employee
  • Prepare for and attend regular company meetings and management meetings.
  • Other duties, responsibilities and special projects as assigned by the General Manager.


Qualifications required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering required
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a supervisory or management position
  • Must have an advanced understanding of engineering management, goals and objectives; must have extensive knowledge of the customer base and understand the requirements of potential customers
  • Excellent communication, leadership and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate a leadership role and project a positive attitude
  • Must be able to work flexible hours as needed; travel is involved.


Qualifications desired:

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering


Success factors/job competencies:

  • Prepare and oversee the engineering and program management plans for Lincoln Electric Automation’s short and long term objectives
  • Develop, retain and motivate a competent professional staff capable of meeting established production and quality goals in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Develop and utilize problem identification and resolution systems.
  • Keep the General Manager and other senior management staff informed through timely verbal and written reports.
  • Represents Lincoln Electric Automation at public relations activities and other external functions.
  • 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: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and sit.  The employee is frequently required to talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; to use hands to finder, handle or feel.  There is extensive use of a computer.
  • Work environment: Work is a mix of sedentary and walking.  Traveling is required to visit locations throughout the United States as well as Canada, Mexico and other international locations in order to meet the needs of customers and other external contacts.  Hours may be irregular. 


Wage Rate: $96,096.00 - $178,464.00


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 
Function: Engineering 
Section:  Wayne Trail Technologies (US76) 


EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Fort Collins
Nearest Secondary Market: Loveland

Job Segment: Welding, Manufacturing