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Service Center Technical Analyst

Houston, TX, US, 44041

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Philadelphia Gear, a brand of Timken Power Systems, is seeking a Service Center Technical Analyst based out of our Houston, TX regional service center. The Service Center Technical Analyst is responsible for providing technical solutions to repair and parts inquiries in support of outside sales and manufacturing activities.  This position reports to the Service Center Engineering & Customer Service Manager.


Essential Responsibilities


  • Provide product and application technical support to internal/external customers (outside sales, procurement, and manufacturing)
  • Perform visual inspections, root cause/corrective action of incoming failed parts, and prepare the electronic forms during the I & R quote process
  • Prepare I&R, Parts or Enclosed Drive quotations, working directly with outside sales team
  • Prepare Bill of Materials, routers, assembly instructions, and test instructions for I&R and enclosed drive orders
  • Prepare Bill of Materials and routers for parts orders
  • Work as liaison between outside sales and operations teams
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Occasional travel required


Basic Qualifications


  • Bachelor's Degree in related field; Mechanical Engineering degree preferred
  • 3 years of experience in technical support or high school diploma and 7 years of experience
  • Intermediate Office 360 proficiency
  • Intermediate keyboarding and video conference skills



Key Attributes


  • Works independently and collaboratively within a team
  • Effective and professional communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Detailed and accurate record keeping skills


This full-time position is eligible to participate in the company’s short-term incentive program, paid time off plan, 401k, and comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision. Qualified candidates can apply for this position by clicking on the link located in the job posting at


 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, 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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