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Senior Applications Engineer - Sensors 1

Keene, NH, US, 03431

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The Timken Company sells some of the world's most sophisticated magnetic speed and position Encoders. This role is in the sensor application and product development engineering group. The position includes working with suppliers and the Timken supply chain group as an advocate for the sensor business unit. This associate will work with Team Center and SAP to support Sensor product creation, application engineering and manufacturing launch activities. As a Sensor Applications Engineer there will be project work, such as product creation in Team Center / SAP and the coordination of purchase / runoff of external tooling.  Successful applicants are expected to have design experience with electro-mechanical products. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Works with customers, sales representatives, and product engineering to understand customer requirements and delivers product solutions; propose products which are simple, reliable, cost effective, and capable of meeting or exceeding customers’ requirements.

  • Tests and creates feasibility studies for technical applications of sensor products.

  • Designs sensor products in accordance with product requirements and customer specifications; Documents, implements, and tests applicable design requirements for production. 

  • Delivers technical proposals in support of quotations and orders. This includes drawings, calculations, specifications and other technical information.

  • Partners with the supply chain function to identify and develop component suppliers; validates supplier capabilities and ensures compliance with product and performance specifications.

  • Participates in pre-production and prototype activity in-house and with partner plants; reviews and analyzes product performance data.

  • Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, participating in Product Quality Planning activities and Six Sigma activities, and supporting other business priorities as directed by internal customers.  


  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline; Masters preferred.

  • Electrical and / or Mechanical CAD experience.

  • A minimum of 4 years related experience in Product/Applications Engineering with similar products.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills; ability to interact with customers and cross functional team.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

  • Hands on electrical or mechanical assembly experience.

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

  • Good problem solving skills. 

Other Preferred Skills:

  • General knowledge of hall sensor and magnetic target product design and manufacturing processes 

  • Depth of experience designing for manufacturing 

  • Working knowledge of programs like Team Center, Pro-Engineer, UG CAD 

  • Advanced strategic thinking skills; ability to work on and execute complex projects

  • Initiative to work independently 

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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