Laser Weld Engineer

Date: May 8, 2022

Location: Fort Loramie, OH, US, 45845

Company: Lincoln Electric

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: 20904 



  • Work as part of Laser Group on the development of laser processing and parameter development in support of LECO products and systems.
  • Work with lasers, optics, motion systems, welding torches, and/or power supplies to conduct process and parameter development.


JOB DUTIES                                       


  • Perform, instruct and supervise testing of internal R&D efforts
  • Interact with suppliers, customers, distributors, and sales engineers on a regular basis.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor.
  • Usually works with minimum supervision, conferring with superior on unusual matters. 
  • Demonstrate laser processes for internal and external visitors to Laser Laboratory (EP-5).
  • Travel to assist with installations/runoff at customer facilities.
  • Assignments are broad in nature, requiring originality and ingenuity. 





  • Minimum four-year B.S. engineering degree is required. Welding Engineering or Material Science or Metallurgy is desirable.
  • 3-5 years engineering experience.
  • Experience with laser processing and/or robotics is desirable
  • Robotic programming experience is desirable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret weld symbols
  • Skill in the use of computers, specifically a PC, Windows-based operating environment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Willingness to work in a lab environment and perform welds without assistance
  • Ability to handle a constantly changing set of priorities.
  • Willingness to travel 10% of the time.
  • Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of particular field of specialization to the completion of difficult assignments.


Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described herein 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, the employee is typically required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; bend; squat; climb; 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 low to 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 $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 

EOE, including disability/veterans

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