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EHS - Product Compliance Specialist

Canton, OH, US, 44720


What Timken makes possible begins with you.
Those who came before us helped land a man on the moon, create the world's infrastructure, and introduce renewable energy alternatives. Now you can join the Timken team to write your own unique story and help drive what's next.


A career at Timken means you can have an immediate impact doing Work That Matters to the world— improving the efficiency of today's industrial equipment and preparing for the future of motion on our planet and beyond. New employees can start contributing right away, and there are many opportunities to advance your career at your own pace. Join our global team of 20,000 people in 46 countries and start helping our customers push the limits of what's possible in their world of motion.


At Timken our commitment to sustainability is deeply embedded in our corporate culture and business practices. Recognized for three consecutive years by Newsweek as one of America's Most Responsible Companies, we have also earned recognition from the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies and been named one of America’s Most Innovative Companies by Forbes.


Purpose : 

Are you committed to driving sustainable growth within an organization? The Timken Company, a leading company with an annual sales revenue of $4.8 billion, is seeking a Product Compliance Specialist to join our Corporate Environmental, Health & Safety team at our headquarters in North Canton, Ohio.  We continue to focus on improving our operations and deliver more efficient and sustainable products to our customers.


The Product Compliance Specialist will help ensure that our products comply with relevant global regulations, industry standards, and directives (e.g. RoHS, REACH, Prop 65, etc.)  In addition to customer expectations relating to chemical composition, energy efficiency, eco-design, safety along with labeling, packaging, use and disposal of our products.   


Essential Responsibilities of this position:

  • Analyze and interpret complex global regulatory requirements to determine their impact on product design, development, and marketing.   
  • Lead committees (e.g. PFAS Committee) to evaluate the impact of standards on our business and develop plans to comply.
  • Develop an understanding of Timken products, the components used to make our product along with its use and any consumables that will remain on the final product.
  • Conduct thorough risk assessments to identify compliance risks and implement corrective action processes to mitigate associated liabilities.
  • Lead collaboration efforts with internal teams such as product development, design, manufacturing, sourcing, and legal to ensure that compliance requirements are integrated into all stages of the product lifecycle. This includes providing guidance on compliance issues and facilitating communication between different departments.
  • Maintain accurate records of product compliance activities, including test reports, certificates, and other documentation required by regulatory agencies to generate and communicate KPI reports.  
  • Engage with external stakeholders, industry groups and regulatory agencies to better understand expectations and approaches to adhering to them.
  • Respond promptly and accurately to customer inquiries collaborating with customer services/Sales to convey requested information, including product certification and compliance documentation.
  • Oversee/complete regulatory reports associated with product compliance.
  • Develop/manage a system to collect and store product documentation such that it is current, easily retrieved/referenced, and organized to allow for simplified reporting. 


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree program in Engineering or Science - Environmental, Chemical, Biology, or a related field with 10+ years of relative experience
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship


Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint)

Strong written and oral communication skills


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, a global technology leader in engineered bearings and industrial motion, designs a growing portfolio of next-generation products for diverse industries. For 125 years, Timken has used its specialized expertise to innovate and create customer-centric solutions that increase reliability and efficiency. The company posted $4.8 billion in sales in 2023 and employs more than 19,000 people globally, operating from 45 countries. Timken is one of the World's Most Innovative Companies, according to Fast Company, and has been recognized among America's Most Responsible Companies and America's Greatest Workplaces for Diversity by Newsweek, the World's Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere and America's Most Innovative Companies by Fortune.

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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