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The Lincoln Electric Company

Director, Human Resources Cleveland Operations

The Lincoln Electric Company - Cleveland, OH

Lincoln Electric is a global manufacturer of the highest quality welding, cutting and joining solutions ranging from simple to complex. With over 120 years of service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation and a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric, where the actual is limited and the possible is immense.

This position is responsible for leading the Cleveland Operations Human Resources function including Talent Acquisition, Employee Relations, Workers Compensation, Data Administration and the Medical Department.  Direct accountability includes engaging in activities that support company initiatives and operational objectives.


Leads the implementation and execution of HR programs and processes to ensure the most effective utilization of human capital needed to maximize business performance

Ensures the effective execution of processes in areas of: Talent Acquisition, Performance Management and Employee Relations

Drive employee engagement activities to increase employee retention and engagement

Leverage data and continuous improvement methodologies to drive HR effectiveness

Mitigate organizational risk and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements

Act as a business partner to Cleveland Operations organization

Perform other duties as assigned


BA/BS degree in Human Resources, Management, Business or other related field. Master’s degree preferred

Minimum of 10 years of Human Resources experience with at least 5 years of Human Resources Management experience (preferably in a generalist capacity)

Demonstrated knowledge of Federal, State and Local employment laws

Experience with OFCCP and AAP preferred

SPHR or SHRM Senior Certified Professional preferred

Experience in manufacturing industry preferred

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 $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 40 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.

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The Lincoln Electric Company


Director, Human Resources Cleveland Operations The Lincoln Electric Company - Cleveland, OH, United States


Location: Cleveland, OH

Company Profile:
Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of welding, cutting, and brazing products worldwide. The company’s welding products include arc welding power sources, wire feeding systems, robotic welding packages, fume extraction equipment, consumable electrodes, and fluxes. It also offers computer numeric controlled plasma and oxy-fuel cutting systems, and regulators and torches used in oxy-fuel welding, cutting, and brazing. The company serves various markets, such as general metal fabrication, power generation and process industry, structural steel construction, heavy equipment fabrication, shipbuilding, automotive, pipe mills and pipelines, and offshore oil and gas exploration and extraction. The company sells its products directly to users of welding products, as well as through industrial distributors, retailers, and agents. Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.