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Materials Engineer
North Canton, OH
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Post Date: 02/21/19 Company: The Timken Company
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Education: High School / GED Fax:
Experience: 6 months - 2 years Mailing Address:
Travel: Negligible
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Your Career Begins at Timken
If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken. Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.

Your Career Begins at Timken
If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken. Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.

Purpose of Position

This R&D position works directly with operators, technicians, other engineers, specialists, and vendors in the development and implementation of innovative heat-treat processes. It focuses on process optimization activities to increase capacity, improve process capability, improve quality, and reduce costs. Organizationally, it reports to the Group Leader - Material Conversion and supports:

  • Quality and manufacturing areas to determine solutions to quality and process related issues,
  • Business Units with new product development, and
  • Other areas of R&D with heat treatment and data analysis expertise.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Participate in global and interdisciplinary project teams.
  • Create and maintain project plans and budgets.
  • Develop testing plans as well as designed experiments.
  • Conduct statistical analysis of designed experiments as well as manufacturing data.
  • Develop and conduct sophisticated data analysis of heat treatment related data.
  • Conduct formal presentations of your work to a variety of audiences including management.
  • Assist in the writing of work instructions, process control plans, PFEMAs.
  • Develop ideas for continuous improvement.

Technical/Functional Skills Required

  • Student mentality - open to feedback and seeks out advice
  • Entrepreneurial drive - takes ownership and questions the status quo
  • Detail orientation
  • Problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Strong oral and written technical communication skills
  • Foundational knowledge in ferrous physical and mechanical metallurgy
  • Good understanding of statistics as well as an interest in data analytics
  • Entry-level experience in computer programming languages including, but not limited to: VBA, R, Python, SQL, MATLAB, C++, and Java
  • Proficiency in MS PowerPoint and Excel

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Metallurgical & Materials Engineering or Science is preferred, but all other Engineering and related degrees will be considered.
  • Evidence of strong mechanical aptitude with experience in operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting mechanical equipment.

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.


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