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Sourcing Engineer

Wuxi, JS, CN, 214000

Your Career Begins at Timken 
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.


  1. Identify appropriate supply base within a country/region for purchases
  2. Leads sourcing projects and participates on the appropriate teams in either the leadership or participant role
  3. Investigate market cost, identify potential candidates to leverage supply base from flexibility & cost standpoints
  4. Assures that the supply base has enough capacity to meet current and forecasted volume requirements. 
  5. Pushes for expansion of supplier capacity (when required) when necessary to meet the growth plans of the business.
  6. Assures the necessary project tracking process and completes the required supplier information (requests for information, requests for quotation, NDA’s, …)
  7. Negotiate supplier pricing to support Timken’s target cost structure.
  8. Coordinate the supplier launch process for new suppliers
  9. Support the plant purchasing for the urgent or complex cases
  10. Machining, material related experience is preferred.
  11. Major of Machinery is preferred.


     1. Bachelor degree with mechanical major or above

     2. At least 3 years relevant working experience in foreign companies;

     3. Solid written and oral English ability;

     4. Work well under pressure;

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.

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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