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Engineering Analyst in Los Alamitos, CA at The Timken Company

Date Posted: 10/5/2018

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Job Description

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.


This position provides key services to the business including management of all Aircraft Maintenance technical manuals & publications.  Reviews and distributes new and updated technical data that impact the business (currently there are greater than 350 technical publications, engine manuals, and military based instructions that are maintained).  This position may interact directly with vendors to obtain required technical documentation.  The Engineering Analyst is a business system master user and creates the bearing repair work-scope in the business operating system, including setting up travelers and determining shop scope of work. The Engineering Analyst maintains the Make and Model control required for FAA regulatory compliance. Manage and tracks all repair development workflow to ensure timely completion, maintains completion schedules and reports progress directly to the Engineering Manager.

Engineering Analyst will collect and prepare the repair development data. The Bearing geometrical, dimensional and fit-up data may be derived from evaluation and measurements of customer supplied bearings, drawings and available technical library data (engine manuals, illustrated parts catalogues, standard procedures, etc.).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage technical data library to include acquisition, review, control and distribution of technical publications such as engine overhaul manuals.
  • Revising the production and planning system and updating technical repair data specified on open orders.
  • Maintains the Engine Manual Revisions Log (used by contract review in setting up each customer order received).
  • Creates and applies the correct work sequences and services (repairs) to each bearing part number.
  • Reviews of all new repair capability by Engine Make & Model. Verifying with IPC (Illustrated Parts Catalog) and other Technical Publication documentation to ensure compliance with the FAA approved repair capabilities list.
  • Coordinates the launch of shop traveler changes with all levels of production to ensure a smooth transition.
  • Provides various business system support functions at all levels, including set-up, testing, implementation and associate training.
  • Participates in engineering problem-solving teams for improvement or corrective action activities. Evaluates and reports information to engineering management that supports the initiation of improvement efforts.
  • Manages and tracks repair development work flow.
  • Reviews and improves functionality of the business operating system (Epicor). Note: A background check may be required to completely fulfill the job requirements.


  • Min B.S. degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or related 
  • Able to read and understand complex technical publications
  • High level computer skill with MS office, Familiarity with ERP business system structure is a plus
  • Familiarity with FAA regulations is a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals
  • Working level understanding of geometric tolerance practices is required

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.