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Principal Product Development Engineer-Grease Modeling and Tribological Testing

The Timken Company
North Canton, OH 44720
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Purpose of the Role:

Timken seeks an individual practiced at tribology for the purposes of supporting growth and development, in the application of grease modeling and tribological testing. The subjects include classical testing, lubricant selection, as well as advanced rheological testing and greases. Other related subject may include supporting general chemical knowledge of lubricants, coatings, metrology, TEHL, dynamic analysis, general experimentation, knowledge of rolling element bearings. The skills required include the ability to present to customers, work in a team environment, manage projects, Matlab coding, and general problem-solving skills.

Role Responsibilities:

An individual holding this position is expected to be experienced in tribology and have a good understanding of bearing fundamentals including contact mechanics. Responsibilities of this position include the following:

Conceive, plan, and execute tribology and rheology investigations in support of Timken's core businesses in friction management and power transmission. Critically analyze data and report technical results.

Lead cross functional teams to develop new products and actively explore options to improve existing products. Develop and implement advanced models for bearing analysis using concepts in contact mechanics, EHL and dynamics. Analyze and troubleshoot problems in customer's bearing applications and develop innovative solutions using sound judgment and disciplined engineering practices.

Establish and maintain liaison with individuals both inside and outside of the company, specifically with universities, technical societies, suppliers, and customers.

Represent Timken by giving presentations and publishing high quality technical research papers

Technical and Functional Skills:

Technical Background: A general tribologist with a solid background in lubrication is needed. Skills in general modeling, lubrication practices, grease selection and general chemistry are preferred . Chemical knowledge of lubricants and additives would be beneficial. Good problem-solving skills are essential for this role.

Proj ect Mana g ement : Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and execute project responsibilities. Team skills: Ability to work effectively with coworkers and as part of a larger technical team

Programming skills: Coding experience with MATLAB is preferred.

AnalyticalSkills :Ability to collect, organize, analyze, and interpret large datasets Technical writing : Ability to write and publish technical reports

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Engineering with 5+ years of relevant industrial experience, or
  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering with focus on tribology or related.

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.

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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.
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  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
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  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
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