Welding Engineer

Website Lincoln Electric

Welding Engineer Job Highlights

Title Weld Engineer
Type Full Time
Experience 2-5 Years
Function Engineering/IT
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 hiring a Welding Engineer with a strong background of practicing in the welding engineering of turn-key manufacturing systems that were built to support various production requirements for a wide variety of industries including Automotive and Appliance.

Practical knowledge of the manufacturing disciplines used within a job shop environment to build automated systems is required.

Role Qualifications-

Must be familiar with Company quality objectives and play an active role in reaching continuous improvement objectives.

Education Level

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent demonstrated experience in Weld Engineering, Metallurgy, or other principal degree
  • Certified Weld Inspector or familiarity with AWS code (preferred)

Work Experience

  • 2 to 5 years of experience in manufacturing or design of industrial automated equipment
  • Educational, training, and experience requirements may be modified at the Management Team’s discretion.
  • Some robotic experience preferred


  • Analyze data and Validate weld quality as part of system requirements. (Cut and Etch, Pull Tests, etc.)
  • Analyze welds for conformance to specs for military and similar contracts.
  • Assist in the certification of welders.
  • Assist in Friction Stir welding design and setting up of parameters.
  • Assist in the selection of Laser equipment for other various Laser processes as well as the development of parameters. (Cutting, Marking, Ablation, etc.)
  • Assist in the selection of welding equipment and sizing lasers for various laser welding applications as well as developing welding parameters and settings for each. (Autogenous, Hybrid, Laser Hot Wire, Laser Cold Wire, Laser Brazing, Laser Metal Deposition, etc.)
  • Assist in the selection of welding equipment for Spot Welding, Drawn Arc Welding, Projection Welding, etc. as well as developing welding parameters and settings for each.
  • Assist in the selection of welding equipment for various MIG/MAG welding as well as developing welding parameters and settings for each.
  • Audit and evaluate fabrication vendors for adherence to standards.
  • Conduct feasibility projects and develop system prospects based on results.
  • Develop solutions and determine proper weld sequence for cycle time and part dimensional.
  • Monitor material performance and evaluate material deterioration.
  • Program Robotic Systems.
  • Provide feedback regarding system design to optimize welds. (Torch Angles, access, etc.)
  • Provide training to others on proper welding settings and techniques.
  • Review designs and make recommendations for material selection and joint geometry based on design objectives, such as strength, weight, heat resistance, electrical conductivity, and materials.
  • Stay abreast of current technologies.
  • Work with Department Managers regularly to identify areas of improvement that will attain higher levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Other roles and responsibilities as determined by Management


  • Complete PC capabilities, using MS Office programs and others as required, and the ability to develop computer programs or spreadsheets for specific analyses.
  • Previous work with welding equipment and materials such as ferrous and non-ferrous alloys.
  • Travel up to 25% of the time to support our projects, training, and other requirements.

Nonessential Skills-

  • Computer proficiency, including spreadsheet, and word processing.
  • FMEA, Equipment Capability, Safety (OSHA, RIA, ANSI Stds.)


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

Physical Demands

  • Occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk, and hear.
  • Be able to climb ladders; lift hand tools approx. 1-15 lbs. in weight to complete machine assembly, parts up to 50 lbs.
  • Repetition with activity.

Work Environment

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.


  • The company offers competitive pay with a lucrative annual profit-sharing incentive, student loan repayment, tuition reimbursement, paid time off/paid holidays, retirement, medical, dental, vision, and much more.

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.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.lincolnelectric.com.

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