Processing, Estimating and Proposal Engineer

Date: Dec 6, 2023

Location: Shelby Township, MI, US, 48315

Company: Lincoln Electric

Fori Automation, LLC is a Lincoln Electric Company and global supplier of welding, assembly, material handling, and testing equipment for both automotive and non-automotive customers around the world. Fori Automation focuses on delivering cost-effective highly engineered products and systems that can be designed and manufactured globally with localized sales, project management, and service.




Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Work in conjunction with Sales to obtain and define entire quote specifications.
  • Scheduling and follow-up on all proposals to guarantee timely submittal.
  • Assistance of Mechanical/Controls Engineering Staff to prepare proposals for new equipment.
  • Development and maintenance of machine processing documentation formats for formal presentation.
  • Development and maintenance of formulas (models) for estimating purposes.
  • Development and maintenance of database for costs on common components/equipment.
  • Staying abreast of state-of-the-art industry technology.
  • Development and maintenance of machine processing methods.
  • Utilize common machine and electrical processing philosophies to develop a product base of equipment for various manufacturing systems (i.e. welding, assembly and machining).
  • On-going review of specifications of major customers and recommend changes as appropriate.
  • Special assignments based on general workload conditions.



  Education: High School Diploma required

                    Bachelor’s Degree in engineering field or business highly preferred

  Experience: 3 years as machine designer, 1 year as processing engineer, and 2 years previous experience in similar position. (With 4 year degree)


                      5 years as machine designer, 2 years as processing engineer, and 3 years

                     previous experience in similar position. (Without 4 year degree)

                     Must be computer literate

                     Must know Autocad

                     Must know advanced algebra and drafting techniques.This is not an add to headcount. Position is reclassified to backfill Miles Visser who resigned 11/2022."


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: Sales 
Section:  Fori Automation Inc. (US92) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Welding, Project Manager, Database, Machinist, Manufacturing, Technology