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Lead Metallurgist - NDT

Bangalore, KA, IN, 560100

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.

Bachelor or Master degree in Electrical engineering, Physics, Materials & Metallurgical Engineering; Material Sciences or related field.

Experience in NDE related areas (ECT, MPI, UT etc) and mechanical testing represent a strong advantage;

Excellent writing and verbal communication skills in English (technical English is an asset);

Level III ASNT Certification in related discipline (ECT, MPI, UT etc). Six sigma or DFSS training represent a strong advantage. Proactive, analytical and logical thinker, detailed-oriented.


The GMQ function is responsible for the product testing.

This position exists to integrate new and existing non-destructive techniques involving Timken products in support of regional business units through specifying, standardizing, training, certifying, and auditing external suppliers and internal manufacturing plants.


  1. Leads planning, coordination, and execution of capital projects targeting improved quality, performance, and cost through Development originated technology and capital Process Development provided capital.


  1. Provides input to local process owners, leverages access to metallurgical analysis, and leads manufacturing associate problem-solving during high fall out events.


  1. Serve as regional expert in NDE disciplines for manufacturing training support.  Acts as a mentor to internal associates and as a standards provider to external NDE vendors, and communicates with vendors and manufacturing including periodic onsite review. Write standard operating procedures and work instructions for all NDE in the lab.  


  1. Represents Timken during external customer audits through explanation of Timken standards, and links Timken standards to both customer and industry requirements.


  1. Contribute to innovations regarding the application of NDE to enhance the Timken Company's technical capabilities and competencies for creation of value and strategic advantage. Publish – weekly – monthly – quarterly technical reports, calibration reports, customer requests forms, and lab samples.


  1. Perform routine assembly/maintenance/ repair/troubleshooting/cleaning of all NDE in the Lab & maintain proper records of spares/ inventory items.


  1. Update knowledgebase continuously by working with experienced Engineers or Technicians at WHQ / Manufacturing Plants, to combine their experience with latest engineering practices/ Technical advancements.


  1. Applies 5 S+ health and safety regulations according to Timken standards and procedures. Make use of the protective equipment as defined by the Timken rules and standards; Having an environmental friendly attitude


  1. Implements and ensure compliance with EHS, P.S.I., labor rules and regulations, and company ethics policy of all team members.

Having an environmental friendly attitude

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.

Join one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® – an honor we’ve received ten times.


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.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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