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Quality Engineer

Rochester Hills, MI, US, 48309

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.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for conducting and completion of PFMEAs as required by the Design and Development Process
  • Primary contact in areas of internal product/process quality and EHS efforts.
  • Ensures that mitigation actions are completed and affected documents are updated accordingly
  • Responsible for Supplier Quality Verification activities as related to incoming inspection of parts
  • May assign additional responsibilities to the Quality Control Technician
  • Responsible for issuing NCRs for Supplier and In-house non-conformances in accordance with our QMS
  • Works in conjunction with the Quality Control Technician
  • Analyze internal NCR’s for corrective/preventive action potential and provides updates to management
  • Responsible for assessing the work cell assembly process quality
  • Works in conjunction with the engineering team for root cause analysis for nonconformances
  • Leader of CC & CAR/PAR team. Facilitates CARs related to internal issues
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives, primarily those impacting production, testing and shipping
  • Signatory authority for Declarations of Conformity
  • Site lead for EHS initiative
  • Responsible for both internal and external calibration process and activities
    • This includes prototype and production test stands
    • May call upon both the Quality Control Technician and/or R&D Test Engineering Supervisor for activities related to calibration

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Provide organization-wide guidance, training and support of our QMS and SAP
  • Internal auditor for our QMS
  • Assist in selecting the appropriate quality tools and techniques to determine required product inspection and testing
    • Aid in the establishment of product inspection and test processes
    • Aid in determining applicable fixtures and gauges

Aid in the implementation of new/modified requirements within the QMS and organization




  • A Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from an accredited four-year college or university 
  • Internal Auditor Certification for ISO 9001 or IATF 16949 (preferred)
  • 5 to 7 years of relevant experience

Key Competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills with the ability to articulate ideas and concepts into practical solutions
  • Knowledge and demonstrated application of quality methods and tools
  • This includes but is not limited to:
    • ISO 9001, IATF 16949, FMEA, understanding of Corrective, Preventive Action and Management Review Processes, core tools
  • Good time management and planning skills
  • Project management experience is a plus

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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