Electrical Engineer

Country/Region:  US
State:  CA
City:  San Diego
Category:  Engineering

Arc Products, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, designs and manufactures automated welding systems focused on fixed automation, orbital TIG and orbital MIG. Located in San Diego, California, Arc Products engineers and manufactures standard and custom automation systems for simple to complex applications. 

Req. ID: 23092 


Position Summary:

The Mechanized Electrical Engineer will participate as a team member in hardware development of motion systems.  This activity will include design, development and support of all related welding motion system hardware.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement new motion control system electronics for fixed and portable mechanized welding equipment
  • Source components, build prototypes and conduct tests using common electrical lab equipment
  • Work collaboratively with software engineers to ensure successful product development
  • Support mechanical packaging and system design to support electrical/thermal requirements
  • Understand and navigate regulatory requirements to ensure designs meet required standards
  • Work with manufacturing engineers to establish policies and processes for building and testing product
  • Determine root cause for failed equipment
  • May lead functional teams or projects. Has accountability for the performance of a team within own discipline or function
  • Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations
  • Is recognized as an expert in own area within the organization
  • Interprets internal or external issues and recommends solutions/best practices
  • Solves complex problems; takes a broad perspective to identify solutions


Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience designing embedded devices
  • Strong understanding of microcontrollers and peripheral circuits including digital and low frequency analog
  • Background in closed loop motion control, motors, sensors and associated devices
  • Knowledge of circuit level switching power supply design
  • Familiar with product lifecycle management tools utilized in PCB manufacturing, preferably Omnify Empower PLM
  • Knowledge of PCB Design tools for schematic capture and PCB layout, preferably Xpedition Enterprise
  • Knowledge of UL/CSA and CE EMC regulations and the design practices necessary to avert EMC testing failures


Behavioral Skills/Job Competencies:

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Uncompromising attitude towards quality and customer satisfaction
  • Ability to clearly convey concepts and present results to others
  • Develop professional relationships and build rapport with others
  • Adherence to safety policies and demonstrating safe work habits at all times is required
  • Strong interpersonal skills; excellent written and oral communication skills; must be able to communicate with internal and external teams and arbitrate difficult problems
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision; willing to work overtime as needed
  • Team oriented; interact with internal and external customers; interface with other departments regularly via phone, chat, email and video conference


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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: Work is usually a mix of standing and walking, pushing, pulling, manipulating tools and being in awkward physical positions.  In the office there is minimal reaching, bending and lifting in relationship to documents and stored records. When at a customer facility, there will be lifting, reaching, bending, dragging, pulling and carrying of parts and equipment.  This individual may have to walk long distances to reach the equipment within the customer’s facility.  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.
  • Work Environment: Traveling is minimal; hours may be irregular.  Temperature may be hot or cold, inside and outside.



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:  CA
City:  San Diego
Category:  Engineering

Nearest Major Market: San Diego

Job Segment: MIG Welding, Testing, Embedded, Welding, Manufacturing, Technology