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Applications Engineer

Thorofare, NJ, US, 08086

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 19,000 people in 46 countries, and start helping our customers push the limits of what’s possible in their world of motion.


An Applications Engineer interacts with internal departments for administrative processes and provides technical support to sales representatives, resellers and customers during the sales process and in response to general enquiries to help establish effective bearing solutions that meet customer’s needs and brings value to GGB.


Main Responsibilities Include:

  • Engage with customers to understand and define key performance criteria for engineered systems, with a focus on friction and wear.
  • Analyze customer specifications, carry out appropriate technical calculations and bearing design to establish effective product selection and prepare technical proposals to meet customer requirements.
  • Manage and maintain customer drawings and engineering change orders.
  • Develop engineering drawings, technical guidelines and documentation, as required, to describe the GGB solution and assist communication with the customer and internal departments.
  • Work closely with sales, application engineering and customers by thoroughly understanding customers technical needs and develop successful special bearing solutions for these special needs.
  • Interact with various internal functions as and when necessary to ensure customer bearing needs and appropriate ISO standards are met effectively (eg. PPAP, APQP)
  • Keep track, maintain and update CRM assigned projects, tasks and appointments.



  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willing to contribute, challenge and be challenged in a team environment.
  • Mechanical Engineering Degree or similar
  • Ideally 2 years minimum work experience in a similar role preferred
  • Working understanding of engineering materials (Metals, Polymers, etc.)
  • Experiences in 3D- CAD applications (SolidWorks preferred)
  • Curious and shows a “can do” attitude with a willingness to learn and to be developed
  • Ability to solve problems by using scientific tools
  • Openness to share knowledge and train peers
  • Displays a professional and confident mannerism, shows self-awareness and respect for others, supports teamwork and establishing customer intimacy.
  • Interest and willingness to travel as and when required


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.




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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