Engineer (Welding Consumables)

Website Lincoln Electric

Job Highlights

Title Engineer (Welding Consumables)
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Manufacturing/Management
Location Cleveland, 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 hiring an Engineer (Welding Consumables) who will design, develop, research, and evaluate welding consumables and associated processes; to conduct applied research into new areas of welding consumable design or on new welding processes.

Education Level

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Metallurgy, Materials Science, Welding Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Chemistry; familiarity with materials analysis techniques

Work Experience

  • Preferred 3 years of relevant experience for Engineer II and 5 years of relevant experience for Engineer III
  • Experience must include manufacturing processes, including welding or casting; arc-welding process optimization; material property characterization techniques, including metallography, electron microscopy, and spectroscopy; and characterization of ceramic and metal powders.
  • Selected candidate’s Job Level and Pay Grade will be determined based upon qualifications and experience.


  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s Future Strategy.
  • Develop hard-facing, stainless, and nickel welding consumables, welding processes, and test methodologies or systems/processes in consideration of market needs, industry codes/standards, and manufacturing capabilities
  • Establish standards and methodologies for, and conduct evaluations of product performance, root cause analysis, and warranty resolutions; develop/refine test methods, as applicable, to support new product development and product evaluations
  • Facilitate the development of manufacturing process capabilities to support the introduction of new products
  • Facilitate technology transfers among Lincoln subsidiary companies as needed
  • Maintain records of all work in process and document interim and final results in the applicable format.
  • May provide task-oriented direction to Technicians, Technologists
  • Provide product development and support with a primary focus on technology and product development and process improvement to ensure the consumable product lines deliver targeted performance and cost
  • Work on customer sales opportunities by supporting alloy welding application solution development.
  • Work with sales and product management to define product value propositions and assist with project completion tasks to make products available for sale.


  • Computer literate with working knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, and MS PowerPoint, as a minimum
  • Working understanding of Design for Six Sigma and Statistical Design of Experiments methodologies.
  • Possesses and applies both practical and fundamental understanding of various arc welding processes
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Works effectively in a cross-functional team environment

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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