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Senior Quality Engineer

Rutherfordton, NC, US, 28139

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.


Purpose - This position exists to develop, implement, maintain, maximize and continuously improve Shiloh’s manufacturing capability for Industrial and Aerospace Bearing Manufacturing in conformance to ISO9001:2015 and AS9100 Rev. D quality systems.  This position has responsibility for quality planning, quality supervision, and cost of quality reduction activities.


Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required
  • Minimum two years quality engineering in a manufacturing environment
  • Certified Quality Engineer - preferred
  • Experience with and understanding of quality core tools (e.g., FMEA, Control Plans, MSA, PPAPs, etc.)
  • Skill in quality planning from new product introduction to current product advancement
  • Understanding of quality systems requirements of AS9100, ISO 9001, NADCAP, etc.
  • Blueprint reading skills and knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Experience with gauge calibration monitoring software Indysoft Insite - preferred
  • Experience with other fundamental quality tools (pareto charts, cause and effect diagrams, 8D, 5-Why, etc.)
  • Auditing skills and ability to evaluate compliance to quality standards
  • Ability to apply logic, reasoning, and data analysis to solve complex problems
  • Project management skills and ability to lead a team to implement actions for improvement


Core Responsibilities

  • Maintain AS9100 Rev. D and ISO9001:2015 quality systems, and resolve AS, ISO, and NADCAP issues.
  • Participate in customer and third-party audits of the Shiloh Plant quality system.
  • Oversee nonconforming products through active participation with the material review board, scrap mitigation, and internal failure management.
  • Lead quality planning activities for new products to meet AS9100, ISO9001:2015, NADCAP, and customer requirements.
  • Investigate and respond promptly to product quality and manufacturing issues, and address customer inquiries and complaints.
  • Conduct Deep Dive analyses on systemic issues and implement root cause corrective actions.
  • Train associates on quality system procedures and work instructions.
  • Communicate effectively to resolve quality system issues within local operations, other Timken locations, business units, customers, and suppliers.
  • Assist with responsibilities in metrology and calibration labs.
  • Manage gauge systems, including calibration, gauge MSA activities, and troubleshooting production gauging.

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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