Technical Sales Representative-Gulf Coast Region

Date: Aug 26, 2023

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77086

Company: Lincoln Electric


Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of the highest quality arc welding products, automated joining assembly and cutting systems, and has a global leading position in brazing and soldering alloys. With over 125 years of innovation and service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation, drive growth and provide a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric: we operate to a higher standard to build a better world.

Req. ID23423 






Lincoln Electric is seeking a Technical Sales Representative to support our Southeast market. The Technical Sales Rep will actively manage and grow territory; drive corporate and regional strategic initiatives; build distributor relationships to grow discretionary sales and promote your own target programs to increase share. Lincoln Electric offers excellent pay, lucrative bonuses, student loan repayment, tuition reimbursement, plus a full array of benefits and retirement options!





  • Actively manage and grow territory.
  • Manage strategic relationships in the Houston market.
  • Aggressively engage all large and medium end-users to deliver Lincoln's total value proposition and increase sales. Provide technical support, demonstrations, and training where needed and where it will drive a positive sales result. Drive corporate and regional strategic initiatives with focus on growing Top Line, Alloy, Automation, and High Technology Products.
  • Develop strategies to grow business with key distribution partners within the territory. Provide distributor training as needed; support and promote corporate distributor programs, and create your own targeted programs to drive sales and increase share through this channel.
  • Provide end-user training support and promote all Lincoln products with a special focus on Automation products at these customers.
  • Drive Educational Programs to all major schools and Unions to increase product share and visibility in educational facilities, and total sales.
  • Manage key agricultural shows and motorsport venues.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Engineering discipline strongly preferred; ten years industry experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Minimum five years for level II or minimum 8 years for level III.
  • Above-average sales performance over the last three + years.
  • Self-motivated, aggressive and independent.
  • Ability to relocate to Houston, TX.



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 
Function: Sales 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Welding, Technical Support, Manufacturing, Technology