Electrical Engineer--Plasma

Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the engineering, design, and manufacturing of advanced arc welding solutions, automated joining, assembly and cutting systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment, and has a leading global position in brazing and soldering alloys. Lincoln is recognized as the Welding Expert™ for its leading materials science, software development, automation engineering, and application expertise, which advance customers' fabrication capabilities to help them build a better world. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln Electric is a $4.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ:LECO) with over 11,000 employees around the world, with operations in 71 manufacturing and automation system integration locations across 21 countries and maintains a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices serving customers in over 160 countries.

 

Location: Ladson - Ladson, SCUnited States (US)
Employment Status: Salary Full-Time
Function: Engineering
Req ID: 24190
 

 

 

The Electrical Engineer—Plasma will participate as a team member in hardware development of plasma systems.  This activity will include design, development and support of all related plasma cutting and motion systems. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Develop and implement system electronics for plasma power sources and CNC controllers in the Plasma cutting industry
  • Familiarity with product lifecycle management tools utilized in PCB manufacturing, preferably Omnify Empower PLM
  • Work collaboratively with software engineers to ensure successful product development
  • Support mechanical packaging and system design to meet electrical/thermal requirements
  • Understand and navigate regulatory requirements to ensure designs meet required standards
  • Work with manufacturing engineers to establish policies and processes for building and testing product
  • Determine root cause analysis for failed equipment
  • May lead functional teams or projects; accountable for the performance of a team within own discipline or function
  • Interpret internal or external issues and recommend solutions/best practices
  • Solve complex problems while taking a broad perspective to identify solutions
  • Recognized as an expert in own area within the organization
  • Knowledge of PCB Design tools for schematic capture and PCB layout, preferably Xpedition Enterprise 
  • Knowledge of UL/CSA and CE EMC regulations and the design practices necessary to avert EMC testing failures
  • Perform general duties as assigned and assist in other areas as workload requires

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering
  • 5+ years’ experience designing embedded devices
  • Adherence to safety policies while demonstrating safe work habits at all times
  • Strong understanding at circuit level of microcontrollers and peripherals
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Uncompromising attitude towards safety, quality and customer service
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with ability to clearly convey concepts and present results
  • Develop professional relationships and build rapport

 

BEHAVIORAL SKILLS/COMPETENCIES

  • Strong interpersonal skills; excellent communication skills; ability to communicate with internal and external teams and arbitrate difficult problems
  • Ability to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction and respect; demonstrate strong problem-solving skills, ability to work well under pressure and bring projects to closure
  • Ability to work independently with guidance in only the most complex situations; willingness to work overtime consistently
  • Team oriented; interact with internal and external customers; regularly interface with other departments
  • Must seek additional opportunities for preventive maintenance, training, and field service with customers

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

 

Traveling is minimal; hours may be irregular.  The air temperature may be hot or cold, inside and outside. The noise level in the work environment is usually mild.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands 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 qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

Work is usually a mix of standing and walking, pushing, pulling, manipulating tools and being in awkward physical positions.  In the office there is minimal reaching, bending and lifting in relationship to documents and stored records. Inside the factory, there will be lifting, reaching, bending, dragging, pulling and carrying of parts and equipment.  This individual may have to walk long distances to reach the equipment within the customer’s facility.  This individual must be able to occasionally lift 50 pounds and frequently lift 25 pounds. This position requires manual dexterity and visual acuity to utilize the assembly equipment and tools. The position requires vision, hearing, smell, and speech.

 

EEO STATEMENT

Lincoln Electric promotes equal employment opportunities and will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination, against any applicant or employee because of age; race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity; national origin; citizenship status; disability; veteran status; genetic information; or on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation. 

 

OTHER DUTIES

Please note, this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.

 


Lincoln Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to promoting equal employment opportunity for applicants, without regard to their race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.


Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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