Purpose of Position
This position provides technical expertise at the corporate level to support the design and implementation of bearing manufacturing processes for new and existing Timken facilities around the world.
The individual holding this position will provide controls and occasionally design support for a variety manufacturing processes and assets including heat treatment, finish grinding, automation, and end-of-line processing such as assembly, laser scanning, packing, etc.
- CAPITAL PROJECTS – assists with implementation for Timken’s business growth initiatives and technology upgrades to existing equipment and delivery of total cost-competitive processes. This includes: project support, process design/documentation, asset acceptance/startup/training and creation/tracking of appropriation requisitions (ARs).
- PRODUCT/PROCESS RATIONALIZATION – contributes analysis to support global product/process rationalization efforts by performing manufacturing process benchmarking analyses and manufacturing cost comparisons across the plants.
- STANDARDS/PROCEDURES – adheres to plant standards, technical instructions and procedures in order to ensure that all process activities are in alignment with corporate requirements.
- PROJECT MANAGEMENT – utilizes appropriate tools/methodologies to plan resources and ensure timely completion.
- CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT – provides technical support for manufacturing CI projects to increase throughput, improve quality/process capability, reduce costs, enhance safety, etc.
- TECHNOLOGY TRANSFORMATION – assists in the development of implementation plans for newly-developed processes working with our Manufacturing, Quality Advancement, Process Technology, and Global Material Quality and Product Design & Development teams as needed.
- TRAVEL – international and/or domestic travel required to support process start-up.
Technical/Functional Skills Required
- Demonstrated project support/on hands troubleshooting
- Effective communication skills
- Ability to make fact-based recommendations for technical applications
- Ability to work with cross-functional teams
- Electrical Apprenticeship or Associate’s Degree in Electrical Engineering/Technology and 7 or more years in controls design/implementation/maintenance
- Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering/Technology and 5 or more years in controls design/implementation/maintenance