Electrical Engineering Liaison

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 materials 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 Electric is a $4.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ:LECO) with over 11,000 employees around the world, with operations in 71 manufacturing and automation system integration locations across 21 countries and maintains a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices serving customers in over 160 countries.


Location: Shelby - Shelby Township, MIUnited States (US)

Electrical Engineering Liaison

Job Summary  

Act as a Liaison between electricians/leaders on manufacturing the floor and the controls engineering group.  Electrical panel review and continuous improvement of standard practices and documents related to control panel manufacturing.


Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Review of customer and Fori specifications.
  • Participate in development of Fori control panel specifications, build practices and manufacturing checklist amendments.
  • Review incoming control panels for adherence to standards, design, and standard build practices (either at supplier site or Fori).
  • Document deviations and issues with incoming panel and communicate these to the supplier.
  • Coordinate with Controls Engineers regarding manufacturing issues and design changes.
  • Assist in ensuring that designs are consistent on the project.
  • Participate in internal and external design reviews of deliverables.
  • Review designs for compliance to either Fori or customer standards.
  • Deliver ‘redline’ drawing changes to the responsible controls engineer, maintain records of these changes, and follow up to be sure they were updated in the final drawings.
  • Participate in control panel wiring on the Fori floor as workload permits.
  • Perform start up and support of equipment in assigned areas and shall be able to operate and debug machinery.
  • Provide engineering liaison to field service department and drive changes/concerns back through engineering as required.


Education & Experience      

  • Qualified journeyman electrician, or, electrical engineering degree (or equivalent)
  • Minimum 5 years' experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively between engineering and floor personnel.
  • Working knowledge of industry standards, including NEC/NFPA, OSHA, and ANSI.
  • A background in control panel wiring and practices. 
  • Experience with AutoCAD electrical or Eplan preferred.
  • Knowledge of industrial control circuits and wiring
  • Strong root cause and trouble shoot capabilities.


Physical Demand and Work Enviroment

  • Physical demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is required to sit for long periods of time.
  • Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


The Lincoln Electric Company is a government contractor that complies with the requirements of the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 and requests priority referrals for protected veterans for our job openings.


Lincoln Cutting Systems does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Cutting Systems without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Cutting Systems. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of The Lincoln Electric Company will not be considered binding terms. Lincoln Cutting Systems will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.


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Lincoln Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to promoting equal employment opportunity for applicants, without regard to their race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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