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Design Engineer - Torsional Couplings

Wadsworth, OH, US, 44281

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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.

This position will be responsible for design, application, and development of projects related to customer powertrain opportunities with a focus on torsional couplings and technical solutions.  Projects may include simulation and analysis of powertrain systems to determine the most appropriate performance requirements, leading design efforts for new products, testing and developing a final proposed solution for customers, internal and external alike.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Conduct technical meetings with customers to understand their application details and design process.
  • Perform torsional vibration analysis of drivetrain to select product performance.
  • Execute design activities from concept to final design.
  • Manage and assign FEA and detailed drawings of components and assemblies.
  • Lead product development testing and validation efforts with support from test engineers on staff.
  • Recommend and spec test equipment based on range of product needs and voice of customer.
  • Review, interpret, and evaluate third party or customer collected test data (TVM).
  • In-depth understanding of NVH preferably as it relates to rotor dynamic systems.
  • Understanding of torsional vibration analyses
  • Inspect and evaluate returned products to assess potential failure modes and application suitability.
  • Provide technical product support to Sales Engineers and external customers including product training.
  • Provide timely and detailed project updates to management as needed.


Bachelors in Engineering, Masters preferred with 7 - 10 years' experience in mechanical design in the brake, clutch or hydraulics industry with a main focus on torsional couplings. 


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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