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Development Specialist - Full Time

The Timken Company - North Canton, OH

Posted on 09/12/19 (Ref: OHeA6ps36n)

Development Specialist - North Canton, OH - The Timken Company

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Purpose of Position #LI-AP1

This position exists within R&D's Manufacturing Technology team to provide leadership enabling new products to be effectively implemented and to provide world leading quality and cost effectiveness of this functional area. The individual holding this position will have demonstrated having an authority in their field in the manufacturing technology discipline and is recognized throughout the company as an expert in that field.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Actively seeks leadership roles by initiating, planning and directing projects to address the needs of the global businesses.
  • Participates in major corporate strategies that involve development of modern manufacturing processes, development of processes for emerging market manufacturing locations and supply sources or rationalization of existing manufacturing processes.
  • Interacts proactively with the product development, sales, marketing and manufacturing teams.
  • Leads activities with outsize vendors and suppliers to accomplish project goals.
  • Acts as a mentor to other associates, helping them to develop excellent technical problem solving and leadership skills.
  • Liaises with individuals outside manufacturing technology including contacts within the global business units and outside the company to retain technical prominence.
  • Works with external customers to achieve desired objectives and, in doing so, represents The Timken Company in a professional, business-like and ethical manner.

Technical/Functional Skills Required

  • Experience taking an open-ended situation and developing a research program to address it and draw scientifically valid conclusions.
  • Fundamental knowledge of engineering principals and manufacturing processes with emphasis on finishing processes.
  • Experience in development and application of new manufacturing processes or methods.
  • Working knowledge of lean manufacturing principles.
  • Advance software and computing skills, e.g., MS Office, engineering systems/databases, CAD, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Engineering with 10 or more years of relevant work experience, or
  • Preferred: PhD degree in Engineering with 3 or more years of relevant work experience.

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.

Development Specialist - North Canton, OH - The Timken Company

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