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Manager - Process Design & Development in North Canton, OH at The Timken Company

Date Posted: 9/22/2018

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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.

Purpose of Position

This engineering group manager position is a part of the global Process Design & Development management team, which supports bearing manufacturing.  The purpose of this position is to form, develop and execute manufacturing/technical strategies, processes, capabilities and tactics across a number of plants, either focused on a business segment (e.g., Process Industries, Mobile TRB, Europe, etc.) or focused on a set of strategic programs across multiple segments.

Essential Responsibilities

  1. Lead a team of engineering resources and matrixed project teams on critical projects and ensure project execution against deadlines and capital/resource budgets.  Direct reports will consist of 6 to 8 technical individual contributors (grinding, heat treat etc.) generally at principal through senior specialist levels.
  2. Manage select projects or programs and project teams to deliver business results.  These projects will typically consist of 3-15 associates globally to develop and deploy specific manufacturing processes, usually as a part of a larger process design initiative and/or technology innovation, managed jointly with World Headquarter technical teams.
  3. Global responsibility for bearing manufacturing plants/products and supporting the development of engineering capabilities within the plants.
  4. Provide support for all bearing process initiatives, related manufacturing plants and supply chains, along with support of CI initiatives.

Required Technical/Functional Skills

  • Manufacturing, Engineering, Maintenance and/or Operations
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with Timken manufacturing equipment / processes
  • Demonstrated ability in project management and team coordination on a global scale
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to develop technical skills / key competencies with direct reports

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering (Master’s degree preferred)
  • 7 years  of manufacturing or process development experience

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.