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RPG Programmer/Analyst

Traverse City, MI, US, 49684

Your career begins at Cone Drive Operations, a Timken company!  Cone Drive is located in beautiful Traverse City, Michigan and boasts nearly 100 years of success in the gearing industry.  If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Cone Drive.  Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.

Cone Drive is seeking a highly skilled RPG Programmer who can work collaboratively with the Information Technology Team, Department Managers, and end users to design, develop, test, and maintain RPG-based applications of the organization. The ideal candidate should have a deep understanding of RPG programming language, RPG-ILE, Embedded SQL, Free Format RPG, RDi, CL, Query, and SQL. Additionally, familiarity with IBMi administration is a must.



  • Design and develop RPG-based applications using RPG-ILE, Embedded SQL, Free Format RPG, and other related technologies.
  • Collaborate with the development team to define technical specifications and requirements.
  • Write, test, and maintain RPG code and programs to ensure application functionality and performance.
  • Use RDi to develop and debug RPG programs and applications.
  • Develop and maintain CL programs and scripts.
  • Design and develop complex SQL queries and stored procedures.
  • Administer IBMi systems and manage system resources, such as user profiles, security, and backups.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot system performance issues and provide solutions.



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • Experience in RPG programming and development.
  • Strong understanding of RPG, RPG-ILE, Embedded SQL, Free Format RPG, RDi, CL, Query, and SQL.
  • Familiarity with IBMi administration and system management.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with departments and end users.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

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 designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and industrial motion products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $4.5 billion in sales in 2022 and employs more than 20,000 people globally, operating from 46 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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Nearest Major Market: Traverse City
Nearest Secondary Market: Northern Michigan

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