Operations Manager

Country/Region:  US
State:  OH
City:  Mentor
Category:  Engineering


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. ID22100 




PURPOSE: Leads and coordinates the activities of the Mentor Cored Wire production operations. Reports to the General Manager, Mentor Consumables.



  • Direct, lead, and coordinate all activities of the production operations and personnel
  • Develop and continually improve work practices to achieve Quality and EHS performance goals
  • Understand and communicate production requirements to production personnel
  • Drive production quality, accuracy, and efficiency within the department
  • Manage materials to ensure proper inventory levels to sustain efficient operations and cost controls
  • Assist with upstream and downstream operational functions to support customer order fulfillment
  • Foster an atmosphere that promotes continuous improvement of employees and processes
  • Conduct departmental performance ratings for all personnel
  • Initiate personnel action, such as hiring, promotions, transfers, discharges, or disciplinary measures
  • Aid in the development of manufacturing methods, equipment, and training
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; Technical or Engineering degree preferred
  • Prior management or supervisory experience and/or some supervisory training required
  • Able to communicate and deal effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Strong customer focus
  • Uncompromising attitude toward safety, environment, health, and quality
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and motivational skills
  • Ability to handle employee and production issues in an efficient and professional manner
  • Ability to initiate and implement change while gaining acceptance from employees
  • Basic computer skills including proficiency in MS Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook, SAP, and Apriso
  • Knowledge of relevant company policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to understand and interpret the specifications and procedures related to this job
  • Must be self-motivated, safety and quality conscious



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: Engineering 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Country/Region:  US
State:  OH
City:  Mentor
Category:  Engineering

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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