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2024 Customer Solutions and Technical Sales Development Program

Lincoln Electric's Sales Engineer Development Program is the ideal entry point to our Customer Solutions and Technical Sales group. Your experience with customer interaction, problem solving, and solution selling puts you in position to follow any number of career paths, including sales management, product management, marketing and communications—in addition to core engineering-related opportunities based on academic specialty. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be transferred to one of our U.S. district sales offices.



  • Participate in a 9-month comprehensive sales training program at the Euclid facility, including:
  • Complete 15 weeks of The Lincoln Electric Weld School hands-on weld training, including periodic welding skills test.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of arc welding safety issues, fundamentals and processes.
  • Develop a strong knowledge of all Lincoln Electric equipment, consumables, accessories and service products. Learn to apply these products to the appropriate application.
  • Participate in various soft skills training, such as public speaking, written communication skills, selling skills, presentation skills, time management negotiation, etc.
  • Assist with product demonstrations, training and other sales specific assignments.
  • Travel to various trade shows and end user events to assist and apply your welding knowledge.
  • Travel to a district sales office for a week of training in the field.
  • Complete a guaranteed cost reduction project at an actual end user location.


Education & Experience Required:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Construction Management or a Business-related degree; minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Basic knowledge of sales and customer service
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be highly motivated and self-confident.
  • Overnight travel may be required.
  • Willing to relocate.
  • Ability to work in the United States on a full-time, permanent basis.


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 $3.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 11,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 56 manufacturing locations in 19 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 Full-Time 
Function: Sales 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Job Segment: Welding, Manufacturing