Mechanical Tooling Engineer

Country/Region:  US
State:  CO
City:  Fort Collins
Category:  Engineering


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: 22365 


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 Mechanical Engineer is responsible for the design and support of all mechanical components in a robotic welding cell including tooling, machine design, and system integration.  Beginning with the quoting phase and continuing through design, assembly, and field support, the M.E. works to ensure customer needs are met and company goals are achieved by developing mechanical designs that are practical, robust, and adhere to budget and schedule constraints.  Standard and reusable designs are developed as well as custom projects specific equipment.  Communication and coordination with other engineers, customers, project managers, the purchasing department, vendors, and assembly personnel is essential. 


The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for providing the Lead Mechanical Engineer with the ongoing status of assigned engineering projects. The person in this position must facilitate the team concept.


Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering preferred; Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline or equivalent experience will be considered. 
  • Solidworks 3D modeling software
  • Drafting standards including GD&T
  • Knowledge of welding, machining, and other fabrication processes
  • Engineering analysis including F.E.A. and frequency analysis
  • Written and verbal communication with customers, vendors, engineers, assembly personnel, and management
  • Design for manufacture
  • Machine design
  • Good communication and organizational skills required
  • Must be able to work flexible hours as needed; travel is occasional


Qualifications Desired:

  • Pneumatic/hydraulic system design
  • Cost and schedule estimation
  • Mechanical assembly and troubleshooting
  • Robot programming or other automation experience
  • One year experience in a manufacturing environment preferred


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Designs, develops and tests projects as assigned by the Lead Mechanical Engineer
  • Creates new and modifies existing drawings
  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal skills,
  • Relates well to others; works well in a team environment
  • Other duties, responsibilities and special projects as assigned by the Lead Mechanical Engineer


Success Factors/Job Competencies:

  • Participate in the engineering design component of project goals for Lincoln Electric
  • 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 Lead Mechanical Engineer informed through timely utilization of verbal and written reports.
  • 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:  When testing equipment this individual may have to occasionally lift 25 pounds and be able to reach, bend, squat and stand.
  • Work environment: Work is a mix of sedentary, standing and walking. Manual dexterity and visual acuity is needed to use testing equipment and measuring devises and tools. Traveling is minimal; hours may be irregular. The noise level is usually moderate.


Wage Rate: $49,859.00 - $92,596.00


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
  • Student Loan Repayment
  • 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 $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: Salary Full-Time 
EOE, including disability/veterans

Country/Region:  US
State:  CO
City:  Fort Collins
Category:  Engineering

Nearest Major Market: Fort Collins
Nearest Secondary Market: Loveland

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