Manager - Applications Engineer

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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.

Application Engineering is a key value we provide to our customers. The role ensures the proper use of prooducts and often leads directly to business won. They have relationships with key decisions makers within our customer organizations and are an essential asset to our sales team. This role ensures that the Application Engineering team is well trained, effective, efficient and working on the right activity to maintain and grow our business in the markets essential to the success of the business.


Essential Responsibilities

  • Leads and motivates the Application Engineering team supporting belt customers
  • Aligns resources to opportunities and as appropriate for the strategies of the belt business
  • Ensures the responsiveness of the team to customer related requests
  • Ensures the team is trained in the use of analysis tools and all aspects of belt design to appropriately consult with the customer on the right products for their need
  • Responsible for managing the expense budget for the group which is largely related to travel and entertainment.
  • Ensures the team complies with Timken policies on ethics and integrity
  • Assures the team is engaged in problem solving and corrective action for customer quality and/or performance concerns.
  • Provides input to the development team on product deficiencies and/or functional needs as communicated through informal and formal customer communications
  • Stays abreast of competitive activities and offerings in the market.



  • Bachelor degree in Engineering, Material Sciences or a related field, Masters' preferred
  • Minimum 7 to 10 years of experience in Engineering
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to think at a strategic level and provide input to the strategic planning process
  • Works well cross-functionally and in a team environment
  • Strong engineering skills and knowledge of products and their applications
  • Capable of building business cases for new opportunites

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.

Full time
Springfield, MO 65807, US