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Quality Engineer

Keene, NH, US, 03431

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.


Be the leader of project activity and cross-functional area teams resolving quality issues and improving quality systems to protect the brand image, ensure customer satisfaction and support plant and Company goals.  This position has critical responsibilities in assuring product confirms to internal and external requirements and will drive and support the Quality Systems, TQMS, procedure maintenance and new procedure implementation.  The Quality Engineer will lead and support continual process improvements, investigate customer complaints and develop corrective action while addressing root cause.  The Quality Engineer will be responsible for overall product conformance.  The Quality Engineer will be responsible for all aspects of quality compliance efforts, ensuring projects are completed accurately and on-time.


  • This individual may generate and/or handle regulated (i.e. hazardous/non-hazardous) waste as part of this job. This must be disposed of in accordance with federal/state regulations
  • Drive all elements of 8D techniques to investigate root cause analysis, perform effective corrective action and prevent recurrence of significant quality issues and customer complaints.
  • Lead efforts to resolve and eliminate internal nonconformances
  • Create and analyze process capability studies, machine capability studies, gage R&R studies to identify opportunities for systemic improvement in quality and cost
  • Lead project activity and cross functional teams to execute continuous improvement plans to agreed-upon goals and budget.
  • Implement the Operator Quality Certification program within the area, including assessing, training and mentoring of the operators. 
  • Support L6S teams, Kaizen events as requested through consultation, analysis and trials
  • Assist in third party audit preparation and execution as requested, ISO9001, NADCAP, Customer, etc.  This can include work instruction audit or revision, floor auditing, best practice research and training
  • Write and revise Quality Management System procedures for use through-out the organization.  Maintain the QMS documentation to ensure compliance to the applicable regulations and requirements.
  • Oversee internal audits, assist internal auditors and document CAR/PAR’s as necessary.

Technical/Functional Skills

  • Bachelor degree or in Science/Engineering
  • Experience in quality systems and procedures in an Aerospace or manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of ISO9001 and AS9100 requirements for quality systems
  • Good understanding of measuring techniques and tooling
  • Good understanding of Six Sigma, Lean, and Kaizen principles
  • Strong communication skills (verbal & written) 
  • Highly organized and process-oriented
  • Analytical
  • US Citizenship or Green Card holder 

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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Nearest Major Market: Bellows Falls
Nearest Secondary Market: Keene

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