Product Manager

Website Lincoln Electric

Job Highlights

Title Product Manager (Commercial Plasma Cutting Equipment)
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 searching for a Product Manager (Commercial Plasma Cutting Equipment) who will own and manage the market success of our Plasma Cutting product line, ensuring that it meets the needs of our customers and the overall Commercial Products growth objectives.

Responsible for being a subject matter expert, defining the product’s vision, strategy, and roadmap, and coordinating cross-functional global teams to deliver high-quality products that delight our customers, achieve business growth, and remain competitive in the market.

Serve as the business champion of the portfolio, balancing user feedback, market knowledge, and technical considerations to make informed data-driven decisions and prioritize features and improvements to maximize the product’s value and impact in the market.

Education Level

  • Associate Product Manager: Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, or a related field or Associate Degree in the same field with 2+ years of relevant experience. Equivalent experience instead of education will be considered.
  • Product Manager: Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, or related field and 3+ years of relevant experience or Associate Degree in the same field with 5+ years of relevant experience. Equivalent experience in place of education will be considered.
  • Senior Product Manager: Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, or related field and 5+ years of relevant experience preferably in Sales, Marketing, Engineering, or Product Management. Equivalent experience in place of education will be considered.

Work Experience

  • Possess work-related experience (a plus)


  • Business Case Creation – Work independently or with the business unit manager to propose data-driven product improvements or new product designs that drive incremental sales, profit, and market share
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration – Collaborate with global cross-functional teams, including engineering, design, marketing, and sales, to ensure alignment and successful product development and launch
  • Financial Analysis – Manage and achieve financial performance of the relevant product lines commensurate with organizational goals
  • Higher Standard Strategy – Assume additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s Higher Standard Strategy
  • Life Cycle Product Management – Develop a clear and compelling product vision and strategy that aligns with the organization’s goals and managing a portfolio that addresses market needs and opportunities
  • Mature Product Management – Manage and lead a broad range of activities which include creating strategic product promotions, managing inventory forecasting, assessing product rationalization, and proposing applicable cost reductions
  • New Product Launches – Coordinate with Commercialization Manager to plan and execute product launches, including marketing strategies, communication plans, and sales enablement
  • Perform Market Research – Manage an ongoing research process to capture the voice of customer information, industry trends, competitive intelligence, and more
  • Product Roadmap – Create and maintain a 3-5-year product roadmap that outlines the product line’s development and evolution over time, including feature prioritization
  • Product Training and Support – Provide technical product support for end-users, distributors, trainers, and Lincoln personnel on relevant product lines
  • Sales Channel Support – Engage in program development relative to managing and driving growth within the Distributor, Direct, MRO, E-commerce, and Education sales channels
  • Subject Matter Expert – Develop expert knowledge and an in-depth understanding of the global Plasma Cutting market


  • Ability to articulate and excel in high-level communication across a broad range of stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team on tactical projects across multiple areas of the organization
  • Demonstrate a strong business acumen and analytical skillset along with the desire to learn relatively quickly
  • Prior product marketing, sales, or management experience is a plus
  • Understanding welding and cutting practices, procedures, and products is preferred
  • Willing to travel approximately 15%+ of the time

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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