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Quality Engineer

Union, SC, US, 29379

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Quality Engineer

The Timken Company is seeking a Quality Engineer for their Tyger River Plant in Union, South Carolina.  


Purpose and Scope

The Quality Engineer is instrumental in assuring product conforms to internal & external requirements, and will support the quality system, procedure maintenance, continuous improvement, and new procedure implementation.



Must be "hands-on" oriented, capable of developing & owning project plans, and be willing to work on the factory floor to execute and deliver these plans. A well rounded individual who has an understanding of engineering, quality and lean principles in addition to excellent communication skills.

- Help coordinate gauging and quality projects to improve product quality/reliability, improve factory output, reduce costs, or imrpove OTD.

- Write and revise procedures to comply with ISO 9001.

- Support continuous improvement activities, work to improve the quality of the process through reduction of variation and elimination of waste.

- Create, track performance, and analyze and report out quality metric trends and recommendations.

- Review and assure all customer quality complaints are addressed in a timely manner and with cause and corrective action to prevent recurrence.

- Train and update associates on changes to work instructions, standard work, and procedures, as needed.

- Strong understanding of Timken's TQMS modules and applications, drive integration within internal procedures, systems, and metrics where applicable.

- Strong understanding of PDCA (plan, do check, act) thinking process to drive root cause problem solving.

- Provide internal and external customer support, handle on-site customer visits and audits, provide customer technical support, customer regulatory support, new customer process approvals, and defect evaluation.



Minimum Requirements

  • BS or BEng in Engineering, or related field


Preferred Requirements

  • Programming Skills:  Python, C/C++, Java, Objective-C, HTML, MySQL
  • 2 to 3 years experience in a manufacturing environment or related field
  • Experience in the bearing industry
  • Experience in precision machining and/or grinding
  • ASQ Certification

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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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