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Application Engineer I 1

Colmar Cedex, A, FR, 68000

We're passionate about applying our expertise to engineer and manufacture applications that will perform in the most challenging environments. Every day, more than 20,000 associates around the world collaborate to deliver unique solutions and unparalleled value to our customers.

Purpose :

Define the optimal selection of bearings to offer the customer and convince customers to use our solutions. Support sales for new opportunities and existing markets.


External / Internal relations :

- Reporting to the Application Engineering Manager corresponding to his segment.
- Internal relationship with all employees of the company.
- External relations with clients and universities.


Main activities :

1. Select existing bearings for supported markets.
2. Know and apply the simple and usual adjustment rules for their market segment.
3. Know the adjustment methods and corresponding range recommendations for their market segment.
4. Perform technical analysis of applications.
5. Initiate and coordinate routine thermal analyses.
6. Initiate and coordinate routine dynamic analyses.
7. Know the most common assembly principles and their pros and cons.
8. Initiate and coordinate routine finite element analyses.
9. Know and apply simple lubrication definition rules for their market segment.
10. Define new performance codes or profiles for existing bearings with the help of design.
11. Write routine reports.
12. Present technical analysis results to clients.
13. Conduct internal success story presentations.
14. Attend training workshops at universities or clients.
15. Work with service engineers to enable them to document their inspection reports.
16. Be involved in customer complaint studies, communicate with appropriate resources within the company and participate in customer communication.
17. Participate in Engineering Statement of Work (ESOW).
18. Participate in routine FMEA (Failure Modes, Effects and Criticality Analysis).
19. Participate in the development of product validation plans. Be responsible for monitoring.

20.  Submit ideas to improve existing or new products. Share observations with New Business Development to guide future developments.
21.  Use the support service for routine analysis.
22.  Handle multiple customer or internal requests at the same time with priority validation with manager.
23.  Track customer requests by coordinating with sales engineers from first consultation to first mass delivery. Be able to identify when a FMEA or the definition of a validation plan is necessary.
24.  Train new engineers using available presentations.
25.  Participate in customer training.
26.  Participate in field training of engineer trainees.


Kills & Competencies :

- Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
- Knowledge in the field of mechanical design, static, dynamic and finite element computing, tribology, and metallurgy.
- Knowledge of office and collaborative tools (Microsoft 365 suite).
- Knowledge of basic engineering processes (ESR: Engineering Service Request – NPR: New Product Request – NPM: New Product Manufacture).
- Professional English (B2).

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.




The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and industrial motion products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $4.5 billion in sales in 2022 and employs more than 20,000 people globally, operating from 46 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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