Electrical Engineering Manager

Country/Region:  US
State:  OH
City:  Fort Loramie
Category:  Engineering

Lincoln Electric Automation, Fort Loramie, OH, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, specializes in laser welding, robotic welding and fixturing, press automation, and tube bending/fabricating systems which further strengthens Lincoln Electric’s already strong position as a market leader.

Req. ID: 22166 


Position Summary:  Supervise overall Electrical Engineering Department activities via direct interface with Project Engineers, Electrical Designers, and Engineering Assistants.


Role qualifications:

  • Must be familiar with Company quality objectives and play an active role in reaching continuous improvement objectives.
  • Focus on Departmental Leadership, Personnel Development, and improving Departmental Performance and Product Quality.


Position responsibilities:

  • Determine and maintain appropriate department staff levels, training and skills consistent with business objectives.
  • Determine project staffing requirements based on overall project schedule and assign/re-direct resources accordingly.
  • Develop annual departmental budgets and annual Operations objectives, consistent with business planning activities.
  • Maintain and monitor project metrics (schedules/budgets) and take appropriate actions based on the results.
  • Responsible for ensuring Electrical Engineering Department ISO 9001 processes are followed.
  • Identify project/department performance issues, and implement Process Improvements.
  • Work with other Department Managers on a regular basis to identify areas of improvement that will attain higher levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Develop relationships with engineering service firms for outsourced capacity.
  • Develop relationships with Colleges, Universities, and Recruiting Firms that create a pipeline for recruiting needs.
  • Stay abreast of current technologies.
  • Develop and maintain engineering and product standards.
  • Monitor & evaluate individual staff performance on a regular basis as well as year-end review/appraisals
  • Lead mentoring process of new/inexperienced engineers.
  • Supervises/Oversees the Electrical Wiring Supervisor and Department.


Essential skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or proven equivalent in experience.
  • AutoCAD Electrical experience.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in manufacturing and design of industrial automated equipment.
  • PLC / HMI / Robot Programming / Network & Fieldbus / Safety Systems and Integration experience.
  • A commitment to company values with previous team leadership and project management experience.
  • Educational, training, and experience requirements may be modified at the Management Team’s discretion.
  • Experience managing direct reports.


Nonessential skills and experience:

  • Computer proficiency, including spreadsheet, word processing, and project management software.
  • FMEA, Equipment Capability, Safety (OSHA, RIA, ANSI Stds.)


Reporting to this position:  Project Engineers; Electrical Designers; Engineering Assistants


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


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 duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear.   Be able to climb ladders; lift hand tools approx. 1-15 lbs. in weight to complete machine assembly, parts up to 50 lbs.  Repetition with activity. 
  • Work environment:  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.

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:  OH
City:  Fort Loramie
Category:  Engineering

Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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