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Application Engineer

Miamisburg, OH, US, 45342

What Timken makes possible begins with you.
Those who came before us helped land a man on the moon, create the world's infrastructure, and introduce renewable energy alternatives. Now you can join the Timken team to write your own unique story and help drive what's next.


A career at Timken means you can have an immediate impact doing Work That Matters to the world— improving the efficiency of today's industrial equipment and preparing for the future of motion on our planet and beyond. New employees can start contributing right away, and there are many opportunities to advance your career at your own pace. Join our global team of 20,000 people in 46 countries, and start helping our customers push the limits of what's possible in their world of motion.


This position works directly with the sales team and customers to provide technical and systems support for Groeneveld-Beka Lubrication Systems as well as in-process product designs for the purposes of maximizing production capacity, minimizing manufacturing costs, continuous improvements, improving customer delivery, improving product quality, and/or eliminating safety concerns.


This is a key role in lubrication system application design. This position will work directly with OEM and other customer engineering teams to ensure proper design and fit is achieved to the customer applications.  



  1. Directs the selection and configuration of standard and custom products to meet customers' application requirements. 
  2. Use CAD software (drafting, modeling, assembly), including finished customer and finished source prints and schematics, 
  3. Supports operations in product assembly process by identifying and developing; layouts, productivity improvements and expansion projects.
  4. Directs the development of Bill of Materials, including; quality, accuracy and on-going monitoring.
  5. Routinely works directly with external customers to solve application issues, troubleshoot as needed as well as resolves customer complaints. 
  6. Generate technical notices, bulletins, catalogs and brochures.
  7. This position will develop into the Dayton plant technical expert for manufacturing processes supporting Dayton, including contract manufacturing.
  8. Lead the efforts to add new manufacturing processes to the Dayton location.  This can include; safety, machine design, equipment layout, maintenance programs, cost analysis, project manage manufacturing capital projects, etc.


Technical and Functional Skills:

  1. Microsoft Office skills 
  2. Speadsheet and analytics
  3. Strong planning and Organization Skills
  4. SAP experience
  5. Excellent written and oral skills


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors in engineering is preferred or 5 plus years experience. 






Position is expected to travel approximately up to 20% of the time.

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.

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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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Nearest Major Market: Dayton
Nearest Secondary Market: Cincinnati

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