Electrical Engineering Supervisor

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: 22401 


Position Summary:  Supervise software engineering team in system programming activities. Manage engineering processes required to design, build, ship, and service Lincoln Electric Automation systems.


Role qualifications:

  • Must be familiar with Company quality objectives and play an active role in reaching continuous improvement objectives.
  • Focus on design, development and standardization (PLC/HMI/Robot Programming/Networks & Fieldbus/Schematic & BOM Creation).


Position responsibilities:

  • Supervise PLC /HMI/Robot programming personnel.
  • Supervise Controls Engineers (Schematic and BOM Creation)
  • Focus on employee development, training, performance reviews and goal setting.
  • Handle employee relations concerns with assistance from the Electrical Engineering Manager and Human Resources.
  • Assist in establishing Project timelines and determining manpower needs.
  • Coordinate and Lead/Participate in Engineering Design (mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic).
  • Assist in complex system start-up, de-bug and final equipment maturation.
  • Lead Project Team in the effort of adhering to both a challenging project timeline as well as a tight financial budget (hours and material).
  • Assist purchasing in establishing costs and suppliers for purchased items.
  • Assist onsite installation and startup activities including commissioning of equipment and resolution of final customer payment as required.
  • Coordinate compiling of operator and maintenance manuals.
  • Assist in developing/maintaining engineering and product standards.
  • Responsible for Project ISO Documentation.
  • Employee relations such as timekeeping, employee reviews, hiring practices and consistent adherence to company policy and procedure.
  • Assist in team performance evaluations and lead mentoring process of new/inexperienced engineers.


Essential skills and experience:

  • Technical Degree in electrical engineering field desired.
  • AutoCAD Electrical experience or Solidworks Electrical experience desired.
  • Typically 10 years of proven design experience with Industrial Automation.
  • PLC / HMI / Robot Programming / Network & Fieldbus / Safety Systems.
  • Team Leadership and Project management experience. Must work well with Machine builders, management, and support functions.
  • Commitment to company values.
  • Educational, training, and experience requirements may be modified at the Managements Team’s discretion.


Nonessential skills and experience:

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


Reporting to this position: 15-20 direct reports


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; talk and hear. Repetition with activity; computer work.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work environment:  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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

Job Segment: Welding, Machinist, Project Manager, Manufacturing, Technology