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Project Manager

Date: Sep 12, 2017

Location: Madison Heights, MI, US, 48071

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Easom Automation is a Lincoln Electric Company.  We design, manufacture and service advanced automation, robotic solutions, servo mechatronic solutions for the aerospace, automotive and heavy equipment industry. Due to the high demand of our standard and custom engineered products, we are expanding our vertically integrated company.  We offer growth opportunities and competitive compensation and benefits packages.

Position Summary

Interfaces with customers and all levels of cross-functional personnel to manage the design and manufacture of complex, automated material handling, welding, and positioning equipment.

The Project Manager will plan and direct activities required for on-time delivery of equipment that conforms to customer requirements as well as the company’s budget.  He/she will identify, evaluate and report the status of assigned projects. Deviations from the plan and associated issues are addressed in person or through issue escalation.


Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage assigned projects resulting in compliance with performance criteria, timing and budget
  • Manage assigned projects resulting in high level of customer satisfaction
  • Perform contact review and order acknowledgement
  • Facilitate customer and internal kick-off meeting
  • Support  and monitor design activities, facilitate customer approvals
  • Support  and monitor purchasing  activities
  • Support  and monitor manufacturing  activities
  • Facilitate internal and external run-off
  • Facilitate shipping process and installation at customer site
  • Ensure final acceptance and payment
  • Coordinate execution of customer site activities, incl. commissioning or start-up support
  • Responsible for scope management
  • Maintain order change process and associated documentation
  • Maintain open issue documentation and facilitate timely issue resolution
  • Regularly report on the status of assigned projects relative to timing, budget and issues


Education and Experience

  • 4 year college degree, preferably in Mechanical Engineering, with 5 year experience  in mechanical design
  • High school diploma with demonstrated 8 year experience in a project engineering capacity may be acceptable
  • Prior supervisory experience is a plus
  • Must have excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be capable of interfacing with personnel at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong computer skills, especially in MS Project, Excel, Power Point and Word.
  • Working knowledge of 2D and 3D engineering designs and practices
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing factory equipment, systems and processes.
  • Must have the ability to lead, assign tasks and mentor people
  • Must have strong problem solving skills
  • Desire to grow with the company and assume increasing responsibility


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. 

  • 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.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Repetition with activity; computer work.
  • Ability to climb stairs or ladders, work at various heights
  • 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 
Function: Engineering 
Section:  Easom Automation Systems (US78) 


Nearest Major Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Project Manager, Engineer, Welding, Mechanical Engineer, Project Engineer, Technology, Engineering, Manufacturing

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