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Sr. Process Engineer - Full Time

The Timken Company - Union, SC

Posted on 05/10/22 (Ref: SC2jUFybAZ)

Sr. Process Engineer - Union, SC - The Timken Company

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.


Development, process improvement and troubleshooting of manufacturing equipment to eliminate production and quality problems including project management, documentation, implementation and utilizing preventative & predictive maintenance techniques. Provide technical support to the Maintenance Department for projects and advanced, non-routine diagnostics.

Provide engineering support, advanced troubleshooting, enhancement projects, programming, and software revisions for:

  • Fanuc and Siemens CNC controls and custom Operator Interfaces for grinding, turning, and machining equipment
  • Heat Treat WonderWare SCADA, Part Tracking, SQL Reporting Service, PLC Controls and network for furnaces, quench systems, process water system and waste treatment systems


  1. Capital Project Management - develop and implement investment proposals to support Timken's business initiatives in the areas of thermal treatment and related processes. This includes business case development, submission of Appropriation Requests (AR's), forecasting expenditure, cost tracking and timely completion of projects within the approved budget.
  2. Manufacturing CI - provide leadership on continuous improvement projects to increase throughput, improve quality, reduce costs, and enhance safety. Analyze and benchmark alternatives and conduct cost comparisons.
  3. Development and implementation of troubleshooting production equipment control systems.
  4. Ensure repair efficiency and increased equipment up-time.
  5. Maintain master copies of production equipment control programs.
  6. Responsible for programming software maintenance / upgrade for equipment controls.
  7. Resource for engineering on various equipment and process capital projects.
  8. Electronics technical advisor to maintenance personnel.
  9. Investigate and recommend new technology for improving maintenance quality and equipment reliability.
  10. Conduct and assist in training electronic maintenance personnel on CNC, PLC and electronic control systems.
  11. Design or reengineer production equipment to meet required process capabilities.
  12. Ensure that the maintenance processes meet and/or support the production schedule to quality specifications.
  13. Work closely with other supervisors, engineers, and operations personnel.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree - Electrical or Mechanical Engineering with 5 years of experience - controls design, implementation and maintenance
  • or Master's Degree - Electrical or Mechanical Engineering with 2 years of experience - controls design, implementation and maintenance
  • Technical Skills:
    • Experience in understanding, troubleshooting, design, retrofit and installation of CNC, PLC and SCADA control systems.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Teamwork experience.
    • Demonstrated manufacturing process controls support/ hands on troubleshooting.
    • Effective communication skills.
    • Ability to make fact-based recommendations for technical applications.
    • Ability to work with cross functional teams.
    • Familiarity with national / international machine electrical standards (UL, NEC, CE).

Preferred Requirements:

  • Technical Skills:
    • 5 - 7 years of experience in understanding, troubleshooting, design, retrofit and installation of CNC, PLC and SCADA control systems.
    • Machine Control System Hardware/Software Design - Rockwell, Siemens, GE Fanuc, Mitsubishi PLC & CNC Controllers.
    • AUTOCAD Electrical.
    • SCADA and Shop Floor Information Systems.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Sr. Process Engineer - Union, SC - The Timken Company

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