Applications Design Engineer

Website Lincoln Electric

Job Highlights

Title Applications Design Engineer
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Manufacturing/Management
Location Fort Loramie, OH, United States
Company Lincoln Electric

Company Profile

Lincoln Electric is a global manufacturer of the highest quality welding, cutting, and joining solutions ranging from simple to complex.

Job Profile

The company is looking for an Applications Design Engineer who will identify the manufacturing process, recommend the machinery concept, accurately develop the cost model, create quotations, and provide other supporting information as needed to sell Lincoln Electric Automation-designed equipment.

Role Qualifications-

  • Must be familiar with Company quality objectives and play an active role in reaching continuous improvement objectives.
  • Play an active role in reviewing and developing customer process requirements as it pertains to the application of our products.
  • Play an active role in communicating issues that could impact customer satisfaction.

Education Level

  • Minimum High School Diploma, Associate Degree in technical discipline desired, or equivalent years of experience.

Work Experience

  • Preferred 1-2 years of experience working with customers and suppliers.
  • Preferred 10 years of experience in manufacturing and design (mechanical/electrical) of industrial automated equipment.
  • CAD (3D modeling a plus)
  • Metal forming (bending, forming, piercing, etc.) and metal joining (Laser, arc, resistance welding, etc.) experience preferred.
  • Educational, training, and experience requirements may be modified at the management team’s discretion.


  • Assist as necessary with customer communication, presentations, and trade-related events.
  • Develop manufacturing processes and concepts capable of producing systems or products
  • Evaluate the feasibility of automation systems based on data supplied by Sales, Engineering, Management, and Customers.
  • Follow-up as necessary with sales, customers, and representatives.
  • Research and develop accurate cost estimates for Lincoln Electric Automation equipment.
  • Responsible for following Department ISO procedures
  • Write technical quotations and produce supporting documentation as needed.


  • Commitment to company values
  • Computer proficiency, including spreadsheet, word processing, and project management software.
  • Effective writing and communication skills.
  • FMEA, Equipment Capability, Safety (OSHA Stds.)
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


  • Attend required EHS training
  • Be aware of OSHA & EPA laws and regulations as well as the Company’s Plant Rules and Regulations that pertain to this job.
  • Immediately notify the Supervisor if there is any safety hazard, any equipment not operating correctly, or if there are any questions regarding EHS procedures.
  • Know that the company EHS procedures are located on the ISO drive.
  • Understand the Company’s EHS Policy and how it relates to this job.
  • Work in a safe and environmentally friendly manner and observe all company EHS procedures.

Work Environment

  • Occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.
  • Repetition with activity; computer work.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Employer’s Statement

Lincoln Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status, or disability.

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