Project Engineer

Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the engineering, design, and manufacturing of advanced arc welding solutions, automated joining, assembly and cutting systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment, and has a leading global position in brazing and soldering alloys. Lincoln is recognized as the Welding Expert™ for its leading materials science, software development, automation engineering, and application expertise, which advance customers' fabrication capabilities to help them build a better world. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln Electric is a $4.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ:LECO) with over 11,000 employees around the world, with operations in 71 manufacturing and automation system integration locations across 21 countries and maintains a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices serving customers in over 160 countries.


Location: Fort Collins - United States (US)
Pay Range: $72,000 - $110,000
Target Bonus: 8.0%
Req ID: 24658 



Position Summary:

Responsible for collaborating with all teams, programming industrial robots both offline and online, developing weld processes specific to customer parts, setting up and executing engineered systems to meet or exceed company standards.


Qualifications Required:

  • Must be able to take initiative to meet challenging project timelines and hour budgets.
  • Must be capable of reading and interpreting electrical and mechanical prints.
  • Must be capable of reading and interpreting weld symbols.
  • Ability to use common hand tools including a digital volt meter.
  • Ability to develop and document procedures.
  • Computer fluency skills are required to effectively work in programs such as CAD, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook to perform misc. tasks.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Ability to understand system layouts and/or technical manuals.
  • Skilled in organizing and high attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of the operating practices of fabrication and manufacturing.
  • Ability to perform site inspections and/or approve installations.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.


Qualifications Desired:

  • Experience with GMAW, heavy welding, TIG welding, and/or Plasma cutting.
  • Experience required in robotic automation integration and programming, field service, application engineering or robotic arc welding programming. 
  • Technical knowledge of engineered robotic welding systems.
  • Basic SolidWorks skills.
  • Experience with Electrical troubleshooting skills a plus.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Able to plan and execute daily and weekly scheduled tasks.
  • Able to keep work area clean and organized.
  • Coordinates, implements and verifies off-line programming efforts and online implementation of programming.
  • Ensures that project deliverables are in compliance with design specifications.
  • Integrating Robotic welding systems.
  • Developing robot welding processes.
  • Provides backup support for technical project related tasks for project managers.
  • Represents Lincoln Electric in business with customers, consultants, contractors, and other public and/or private agencies and organizations.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Promotes continual improvement in process and procedures.
  • Customer and internal training.
  • Nonessential Functions and Responsibilities:
    • Coordinates front end reach reviews to ensure success of robotic application.
    • Promotes technical evolution of products and applications.
    • Six Sigma project activities.
    • Documentation and database management.


Success Factors/Job Competencies:

  • Critical Thinking skills required to coordinate, implement and verify complex activities for engineered projects to meet or exceed project management and customer expectations.
  • Behavior skills required include strong interpersonal skills, team oriented, ability to foster a cooperative business environment, hardworking, driven, detail oriented, ability to work independently with little supervision, ability to work well under pressure, ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, strong problem-solving skills, willing to travel, ability to adapt to a dynamic agenda.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction and respect.
  • Must be able to bring projects to closure.
  • Ability to coordinate, implement and verify complex activities for engineered projects to meet or exceed project management and customer expectations.


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 integrated.  This individual must be able to occasionally lift 70 pounds and frequently lift 25 pounds. This position requires manual dexterity and visual acuity to utilize the assembly equipment and tools. This position requires utilizing ladders and working at height equipment.
  • Work environment: The noise level is usually moderate; temperatures in the customer work area may fluctuate with the seasons as the production area is may not be air conditioned.
  • Travel: Driving between customer locations is required.  Must have valid and insurable driver’s license.  Flying to customer locations may be required.  Must be able to travel 25% of the time.


We are proud to offer our full time candidates a comprehensive benefit programs which include:


  • Health Insurance with HSA and FSA options
  • Student Loan Debt Repayment
  • 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.


Lincoln Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to promoting equal employment opportunity for applicants, without regard to their race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Collins
Nearest Secondary Market: Loveland

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