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Employee Relations Manager

The Lincoln Electric Company - Cleveland, OH

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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.

PURPOSE:The Employee Relations Manager is responsible for executing the delivery of employee relations services, including accountability for the resolution of complaints, investigations, conflict resolution, performance management and other tasks as assigned. The Manager will be responsible for proactive approaches to employee relations issues and will ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws.


Manage employee relations case load; ensure consistent application of policies and procedures

Establish employee relations department standards relating to procedures for investigations, follow-up, metrics, etc.

Partner with internal and external counsel as needed for managing case load

Leverage and analyze trend data to create process improvements and to conduct root cause analysis work

Partner with Workers Compensation & Absence Manager and Medical Department Manager on accommodations process

Manage special projects as assigned; facilitate training as needed

Build and foster relationships with internal customers

Manage unemployment claims process, EAP vendor relationship and exit interview process

Partner in the communication and management of performance management processes


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

Minimum of 5 years of employee relations experience required; with at least 2 years of Human Resources Management experience preferred

Demonstrated knowledge of Federal, State and Local employment laws

Excellent critical thinking, problem solving, analytical and decision making skills

Ability to develop collaborative and effective relationships at all levels within the organization

Demonstrated expertise in negotiation, counseling and conflict management; influencing skills

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 worlds 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


Human Resources


Lincoln Cleveland (US10)


Lincoln Electric

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The Lincoln Electric Company


Employee Relations Manager 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.