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Principal Marketing Analyst

Shanghai, SH, CN, 200030

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.


  • Aligns corporate strategies with regional sales
  • Develops regional market intelligence for key industries and markets (new and existing)
  • Develops industry “playbooks” to support priority market sales execution
  • Provides operational support of distribution within region, including assisting in the development of channel strategies, incentives and developing relationships to further Timken business
  • Develops regional inventory positions in support of key growth tactics
  • Develops and supports commercial launch strategies for new product launches within region.
  • Development and management of promotional programs to create excitement, seed inventory profiles and assist field sales with value proposition execution.
  • Tests value proposition of strategic marketing with sales and customers through joint calls to determine value vs. price advantages.
  • Promotes the use of and leverages the data in the installed base database
  • Input and marketing direction for regional slow moving inventory and OSMI process
  • Aligns the annual sales visit planning process in CRM with key market priority input
  • Create project plans



  • Project management skills and the ability to identify key milestones and collaborate with other groups to drive results
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Deep understanding of China bearing industry and China market knowledge
  • Matrix management – pulling resources in matrix organization 
  • Excellent market research and analytical skills 
  • Very strong problem solving Skills    
  • Strong team skills
  • Learning Agility    

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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