Mechanical Engineer

Country/Region:  US
State:  NV
City:  Reno
Category:  Engineering

Lincoln Electric Cutting Systems, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, is the manufacturing headquarters for both Torchmate® and Vernon Tool® branded product lines. We manufacture CNC plasma cutting machines for two distinct applications: pipe profiling (Vernon Tool), and plate cutting (Torchmate).

Req. ID: 21729 

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 material 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 has 56 manufacturing locations in 19 countries and a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices serving customers in over 160 countries. For more information about Lincoln Electric and its products and services, visit the Company’s website at




Job Summary

We are recruiting a mechanical engineer to work within our engineering department. The highly-trained engineer will work with our design engineers to develop plasma cutting tables and complimentary products.


The successful candidate will be creative, inquisitive, analytical, diligently focused on designing new products and upgrades to our existing portfolio. Responsibilities, but not limited to, full cycle development of new products from ideation to launch applying mechanical and electrical knowledge, creating unit and system test plans, executing test plans and liaise with manufacturing to complete design for manufacture reviews and handover to cross functional departments.


Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Strong electrical and mechanical problem solving skills with ability to translate into products
  • Design and develop flat, pentaxial and rotary metal cutting systems
  • Use analytics and models to support design decisions
  • Provide technical support to production departments as required
  • Perform general shop duties as assigned and assist in other areas as required
  • Develop design documents for mechanical parts and assemblies
  • Apply Mechanical design knowledge to ensure designs are robust for operating harsh environments
  • Interpret and apply compliance requirements
  • Create test plans applying analytical methods to prove design meets criteria
  • Model Mean Time Before Failure
  • Participate in continuous improvement programs
  • Adhere to all health and safety requirements
    • All other duties as assigned


Education and Experience

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering
  • 3 – 5 years previous experience
  • Understanding material science and/or thermal dynamics is beneficial
  • Proficient with 2D and 3D CAD tools. (Solid Edge, AutoCad, AutoCad Electrical)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products; Excel, Word, Power point
  • Strong mathematics and analytical skills
  • Ability to fully utilize shop procedures and mathematics to execute job
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks and possess and sense of urgency


Physical Demand and Work Environment

  • Physical demands:  While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to sit for extended periods of time; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.   Repetition with activity; computer work. 
  • Manufacturing environment; may be exposed to loud noises, changing temperatures, and machinery with moving parts.



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:  NV
City:  Reno
Category:  Engineering

Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe

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