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Associate Application Engineer

North Canton, OH, US, 44720

Your Career Begins at Timken 

Looking for a career where you can do work that matters? At Timken, we improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery in markets like automation, food and beverage and renewable energy — advancing sustainable solutions to the world’s most challenging problems. Program participants will make immediate, meaningful contributions, collaborate with global teams, and have access to individualized career development and advancement opportunities — all within a values-driven, inclusive culture. Join our global team of 19,000 people in 46 countries, and help us move the world forward.


What is an Associate Application Engineer?

As an application engineer you will analyze customer application requirements and business goals to develop optimized bearing/system solutions. You will be the Timken technical contact assigned to a product line, application type, or market segment.  Associate application engineers will participate in the Timken Technical Training program. Our training program is one of the most respected in the industry and prepares you for future success. During this accelerated 6-month program based in North Canton, Ohio, you will be introduced to all aspects of the Timken business.


The Job:

  • Understand internal and external customer needs by developing analytical models for customers that meet their engineering needs.
  • Application modeling by performing studies and analysis covering a broad spectrum of complex bearing applications and assemble comprehensive customer proposals.
  • Identification of solutions by selecting bearings and components. Lead new product/process requests and/or new product development projects. Review and ensure the systems surrounding the bearings and mechanical power transmission components will provide top performance.
  • Compare all potential solutions for manufacturability, cost profile, and other attributes relevant to the customer. Present solutions to internal and external customers.
  • Provide on-going technical assistance to the customer during various product cycle phases; concept design, development, launch and service life. Technical assistance may include travel and ability to present these complex solutions to the customer.


Educational Requirements/Qualifications:

  • College graduate (December 2023 - May 2024).
  • Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering degree.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above.
  • Engineering internships/co-ops preferred.
  • Leadership experience demonstrated in academic or extra-curricular activities, or during employment.
  • Ability to relocate to our World Headquarters in North Canton, Ohio.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship


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 designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and industrial motion products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $4.5 billion in sales in 2022 and employs more than 20,000 people globally, operating from 46 countries.

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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