Group Leader at Lincoln Electric (Cleveland, OH)

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Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of the highest quality suggest using our boiler plate description language: arc welding products, automated joining assembly and cutting systems, and has a global leading position in brazing and soldering alloys. With over 125 of innovation and service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation, drive growth and provide a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric, where we don't use this phrase of marketing ourselves - we use our purpose statement: " we operate to a higher standard to build a better world.

Req. ID: 20943

PURPOSE: This position serves as the professional leader of the Advanced Trainer Engineering and is directly responsible for the engineering efforts to support future product development, mature product stability, and research & development needed to support the product line. This includes hiring qualified engineers, manage employees within the group, managing product production, service training and support, overseeing the research and development of new products utilizing the latest technologies for welder training and development.


  • Apply engineering and scientific principles in the design and execution of development projects. Assignments are comprehensive in nature, requiring originality and ingenuity, often beyond the specific field of specialization.
  • Group Leaders have responsibility for the planning and general direction of development activities associated with an entire product line (e.g. VRTEX, All-In-One Headset, RealWeld, and Welding Booth Tools, etc).
  • Develop new welding training tools utilizing Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Learning Management Systems in accordance with company policies/procedures and in consideration of;
    • market needs, requiring direct collaboration with customers, sales and marketing.
    • industry standards/specifications, and
    • manufacturing process capabilities, requiring direct collaboration with manufacturing and methods personnel.
  • Establish standards and methodologies for and conducts evaluations of product performance, personnel performance and work practices.
  • Develop and refine test methods, procedures and specifications, as applicable, to support new product development and product evaluations.
  • Facilitate development of manufacturing process capabilities to support introduction of new products. Often act in liaison capacity with other departments, divisions and organizations.
  • Typically, lead and direct others in project execution. Review progress and evaluate results. Operate with considerable latitude for independent action or decision.
  • Provide direction and leadership (mentoring) to Technicians, Technologists and/or Engineers. Responsible for managing resources on specific projects or tasks.
  • Maintain records of all work in process and documents interim/final results in the applicable format. These include Project Definitions, Milestone Plans, ES Reports, Technical Reports, Project Tracking Progress Reports and presentations at meetings/seminars.
  • 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 manner and observe all company EHS procedures.
  • Follow safe equipment operating procedures and only operate equipment when guards are in place and in good condition.
  • Know that the company EHS procedures are contained in reference books, such as, SSW Specifications, Plant Rules and Regulations, and Material Safety Data Sheets, which are located in the Consumable R&D office area.
  • Immediately notify the supervisor if there is any safety hazard, any equipment not operating correctly, or if there are any questions regarding EHS procedures.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company's 2025 Strategy.


  • Minimum BS degree in software engineering and/or related technical field.
  • Minimum 8 years software engineering and/or software design experience preferred.
  • Possess and apply a comprehensive knowledge of engineering and scientific principles, practices and procedures, within the field of specialization, to the completion of significant assignments. Frequently crosses fields outside the specific field of specialization.
  • Possess well developed leadership qualities.
  • Computer literate with working knowledge of MSWord, MSExcel, MSAccess and MSPowerPoint, as a minimum.
  • Working knowledge of Design for Six Sigma and statistical Design of Experiments methodologies.
  • Possess and apply both practical and fundamental understanding of various welding processes. Processes include, but are not limited to, SMAW, GMAW, SAW and FCAW.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Work effectively as team member and team leader.
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 $3B publicly traded company (NASDAQ:LECO) with over 10,000 employees around the world. With operations in over 55 manufacturing locations in 18 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
Function: Administration
Section: Lincoln Cleveland (US10)

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Job Segment: MIG Welding, Testing, Welding, Equipment Operator, Manufacturing, Technology
More Information on Lincoln Electric
Lincoln Electric operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Cleveland, OH. Lincoln Electric was founded in 1895. It has 10001 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance, 401(K), Employee Stock Purchase Plan and Flexible Work Schedule. To see all 12 open jobs at Lincoln Electric, click here.
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