Reliability Engineer

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: 24326




We are looking for a skilled Reliability Engineer with a focus on analytics and process development to ensure the reliability and efficiency of our products and systems. The successful candidate will be responsible for analyzing data, identifying areas for improvement, and implementing strategies to enhance the reliability and performance of our products and operations.



  • Utilize advanced analytics techniques to analyze data related to product performance, equipment reliability, and process efficiency
  • Develop reliability models and simulations to predict system performance and identify potential failure modes
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and optimize processes that enhance product reliability and operational efficiency
  • Investigate and identify root causes of failures or performance issues and develop solutions to address them
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance reliability, reduce downtime, and improve overall product performance
  • Conduct risk assessments to identify potential reliability risks and develop mitigation strategies
  • Maintain detailed documentation of reliability analyses, processes, and improvement initiatives
  • Provide training and support to teams on reliability engineering principles, tools, and best practices
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the organization, including engineering, manufacturing, quality, and supply chain, to drive reliability initiatives and achieve business objectives
  • Perform general duties as assigned and assist in other areas as workload requires



  • B.S. in Engineering or related field
  • Proven experience in reliability engineering, preferably in an industrial or manufacturing environment
  • Strong analytical skills and experience with data analysis tools and techniques
  • Proficiency in reliability modeling and simulation software
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis methods and reliability engineering principles
  • Experience with process development and optimization
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to perform root cause analysis



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 employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



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. 


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit.  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 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.



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. 



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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