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Sales Intern - Full Time

The Timken Company - Downers Grove, IL

Posted on 03/17/23 (Ref: ILOeGC0bE6)

Sales Intern - Downers Grove, IL - 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.

Do you want real-life engineering experience in a global organization that will challenge you to better not only yourself but the world? The Timken Company's Sales Intern Program is designed to prepare students for the transition into the engineering profession of their choosing by integrating academics with practical application and development in a professional work setting.

The Timken Advantage:

  • Real work experience through rotational assignments at a world-class employer
  • Increased knowledge of Engineering and other business functions at a global company
  • The ability to contribute to the success of Timken while developing your own personal skills
  • Enhanced public speaking and presentation skills
  • Exposure to full-time career opportunities upon graduation from your university
  • Competitive pay

The Sales Intern will be responsible for the following:

  • Maintaining all customer websites & related tasks such as NAFTA certifications, quality documentation, yearly PPAPs, etc...
  • Master pricing schedule clean-up
  • Attend sales calls with the Detroit sales team
  • Writing call reports
  • Creating CRM tests for actions generated in meetings and follow-up internally on tasks to ensure we are meeting due dates


  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • An interest in sales
  • Must be a full time sutdent (12 semester hours) attending an accredited four year university
  • Must be enrolled in an Engineering major
  • Must hold a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above
  • Demonstrated success in achieving goals
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate
  • Ability to relocate for the duration of the program, if needed
  • Must be legally authorized to work i the United Sates without Visa sponsorship

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and complete necessary production forms. Ability to speak effectively with fellow employees and/or customers.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, schedule, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables; problem-solving ability.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Required Personal Protective Equipment

The employee is required to wear proper safety eyewear, hearing protection, and steel-toed shoes at all times while on the plant floor.

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.

Sales Intern - Downers Grove, IL - The Timken Company

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