Mechatronics Engineer

Date: May 22, 2022

Location: Reno, NV, US, 89521

Company: Lincoln Electric


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 markets: pipe profiling (Vernon Tool), and plate cutting (Torchmate).

Req. ID: 20449 




Job SummaryWe are recruiting a mechatronics 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
  • Create electrical schematics for harnesses and electrical panels
  • Apply EMI knowledge to ensure electrical 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


Education and Experience

  • BS in Mechanical, Electrical Engineering; degree in Mechatronics preferred with dual degree or relevant experience/minor in the other
  • Minimum of 2 years previous experience
  • Understanding material science and/or thermal dynamics is beneficial
  • Proficiency with 2D and 3D CAD tools, Solid Edge, AutoCad, AutoCad Electrical
  • 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
  • Commitment and adherence to all safety policies and procedure


Working Conditions

  • Manufacturing environment: may be exposed to loud noises, changing temperatures, and machinery with moving parts.
  • Physical demands:  While performing duties of job, employee must be physically able to push, pull, bend, stoop, climb, reach and stand/walk on concrete floors for long periods of time. Must be physically able frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

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:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe

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