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SC CI Specialist

North Canton, OH, US, 44720

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.


Purpose and Scope

This position exists to provide the analytical and project horsepower to identify and implement projects that will directly improve the performance and alignment of our supply chains. This position will lead the analysis, planning, and implementation of focused and targeted projects to improve supply chain performance and inventory productivity. This position will work on and lead projects within the scope of any SI&OP group as well as the Demand Management, Supply Planning, or SC Process groups. The SCP&F leadership team will determine the highest leverage projects to be attacked. This position will work as part of a coordinated, rigorous and structured Supply Chain CI program.



This role is responsible for providing the analytical and project horsepower to lead and implement Supply Chain Continuous Improvement projects. Specifically, to: Conduct high quality analysis of supply chain operations and problems to identify continuous improvement initiatives. This includes analyzing the relationships between demand variability, service aspirations, inventory investment, supply operating fundamentals (lead time, lot size, etc.), and current business policies. Provide detailed analysis of complex processes to identify solutions to problems. Implement improvements in and across the supply chain. This position is responsible for the successful implementation of solutions and change projects as measured by improvements in customer service, inventory, demand variability or cost. Implement control systems to ensure that the implemented improvements are sustainable



  • Strong analytical skills
  • 6Sigma Certification
  • Global Supply Chain knowledge/understanding
  • Inventory Planning
  • Project Management skills
  • Strong SAP knowledge
  • Communication skills both written and verbal



  • Minimum - Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Technical or Business with 12+ years’ experience in related field
  • Preferred – Master’s degree in Engineering, Technical or Business with 10+ years’ experience in related field


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.

Join one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® – an honor we’ve received ten times.


The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $3.8 billion in sales in 2019 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 42 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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Nearest Major Market: Canton
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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