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Engineering Manager

Springfield, MO, US, 65807

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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.


This position provides technical expertise to support the design, implementation and continuous improvement of the belts manufacturing processes for our Springfield, MO site.  This includes technical direction, analysis, and project management support for the implementation of advanced manufacturing technologies and quality initiatives at our belts plant.  This position will focus on developing and / or modifying the plant production processes, designing and advancing our manufacturing process through new technology and equipment.


Essential Job Duties: 

  • CAPITAL PROJECTS – assists with implementation for Timken’s business growth initiatives and technology upgrades to existing equipment and delivery of total cost-competitive processes. This includes: project support, process design/documentation, asset acceptance/startup/training and creation/tracking of appropriation requisitions (ARs).
  • Develop and implement new engineering standards, new technology and new uses of existing technology.
  • PRODUCT/PROCESS RATIONALIZATION – contributes analysis to support product/process rationalization efforts by performing manufacturing process benchmarking analyses and manufacturing cost comparisons in the plant.  Also, design and implement process improvements including tooling, equipment, and methods that are safe, efficient, and ergonomically sound.
  • Design and develop tooling and gauging required for product manufacturing.
  • Provide clear and concise instructions to engineering teams and consistently check their work for accuracy
  • STANDARDS/PROCEDURES – adheres to and develops plant standards, technical instructions and procedures in order to ensure that all process activities are in alignment with corporate requirements and quality standards.
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT – utilizes appropriate tools/methodologies to plan resources and ensure timely completion.
  • CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT – provides technical support for manufacturing CI projects to increase throughput, improve quality/process capability, reduce costs, enhance safety, etc.
  • Participate in process improvement projects to minimize manufacturing costs and increase efficiency, ergonomics, or capacity.
  • Coordinate work with other managers and vendors as needed


Technical/Functional Skills Required:

  • Project management skills
  • Mechanical troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal, written and presentation.
  • Ability to make fact-based recommendations for technical applications
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams
  • Desire to work in a manufacturing facility
  • Solid modeling (CAD) software skills for designing tooling and equipment


Minimum Requirements:  

  • Broad Familiarity with manufacturing processes. Belt/Rubber knowledge is preferred.
  • Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing or Six Sigma principles or other Continuous Improvement programs.
  • Knowledge of Quality Management Systems such as ISO-9001.
  • Leadership/management experience


Education and/or Experience:  Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field with 10+ years of relative experience.



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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