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Product Manufacturing Engineer

Fulton, IL, US, 61252

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 employees make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.

Position Summary:  The primary objective of this role is to provide comprehensive engineering guidance within the manufacturing environment, offering project management support and customer-facing engineering expertise for both new and existing products. The focus will be on developing and modifying plant production processes, analyzing product designs to optimize production capacity and minimize manufacturing costs, and representing Diamond-Drives LLC to customers and industry groups.


Key responsibilities:

  • Offer engineering expertise on products and their applications to develop optimal design solutions aligning with customer needs, Diamond-Drives financial objectives, and manufacturing requirements.
  • Contribute to the design of new product applications by applying current and innovative engineering principles.
  • Conduct and document all necessary engineering analyses and tests to validate designs.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and adherence to engineering standards and quality systems.
  • Engage in engineering projects requiring analysis and problem-solving to meet customer requirements.
  • Develop and implement new engineering standards, technologies, and innovative applications.
  • Participate in process improvement initiatives aimed at minimizing manufacturing costs and enhancing efficiency.
  • Generate manufacturing routings, bills of materials, and other essential system data within SAP.
  • Travel to customer sites, providing expertise on chain applications.
  • Deliver presentations to customer groups and distributors on chain fundamentals.
  • Assist department in any additional duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required with 3+ years of relative experience.
  • Experience working with customers preferred.
  • Project management abilities.
  • Customer and team-oriented mindset.
  • Learning agility.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal, written, and presentation.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience in solid modeling design.

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.




The Timken Company, a global technology leader in engineered bearings and industrial motion, designs a growing portfolio of next-generation products for diverse industries. For 125 years, Timken has used its specialized expertise to innovate and create customer-centric solutions that increase reliability and efficiency. The company posted $4.8 billion in sales in 2023 and employs more than 19,000 people globally, operating from 45 countries. Timken is one of the World's Most Innovative Companies, according to Fast Company, and has been recognized among America's Most Responsible Companies and America's Greatest Workplaces for Diversity by Newsweek, the World's Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere and America's Most Innovative Companies by Fortune.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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