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Mechanical Design Engineer

Date: Aug 31, 2019

Wayne Trail Technologies, 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.

Position Summary:  Complete Mechanical Engineering items needed to design, build, ship, and service our products. A Mechanical Designer II typically works on one project at a time (typically creating new designs that are very close to reference designs) and is working under the direction of a Mechanical Designer or Project Engineer.


Role qualifications:

  • Must be familiar with Company quality objectives and play an active role in reaching continuous improvement objectives.
  • Focus on design and development.


Position responsibilities:

  • Understand and gain knowledge needed to work in software systems. i.e. Autodesk Inventor
  • Provide mechanical layouts and details to production.
  • Take initiative to meet challenging project timelines and budgets (hours and material).
  • Ensure required ISO documentation is completed.
  • Assist in compiling documentation for Service Manuals, updating design package to reflect status configuration of any critical item.
  • Assure that product, as designed, is in conformance with Wayne Trail Technologies, Inc. quote and customer purchase order.
  • Work well in a team environment and communication groups may include;  Machine builders, Project Management, Engineering Teams, Management, and support functions.
  • Provide small-scale mechanical layouts and detail prints to production.



Essential skills and experience:

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or proven equivalent in experience preferred.
  • CAD (3D modeling) desired
  • 3-5 years of experience in manufacturing and design of industrial automated equipment desired
  • Industrial hydraulic and pneumatic experience.
  • Team Leadership and Project management experience.
  • Commitment to company values



Nonessential skills and experience:

  • Safety (OSHA STDS)


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 $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 


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Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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