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Analytical Engineer

King Of Prussia, PA, US, 19406

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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.


Timken Power Systems, Philadelphia Gear brand, has a current opening for an Analytical Engineer. The Analytical Engineer provides design calculations and analysis for gear drives used in Industrial and Marine applications. Primary responsibilities will be to configure gear arrangement, select and analyze gears and bearings for enclosed gear drives in various applications. Gear types will include helical, spur, bevel, worm and planetary drives. The Analytical Engineer will perform detailed analysis for gear drives which will include gear rating, roller and hydrodynamic bearing analysis, stress and vibration analysis using classical and FEA methods.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Select and configure gear drives and prepare gear specifications for new enclosed drives and aftermarket applications.

  • Select and analyze ball, roller or hydrodynamic bearings for gear drives.

  • Perform lateral critical speed and torsional vibration analysis for rotating components and systems.

  • Perform stress analysis using classical and finite element methods for gear drive components.

  • Develop reports and present results of analysis.

  • Provide technical support to Customer Service, Field Service and Operations teams across the network


Technical/ Functional Skills:

  • Experience in Industrial or Marine gear drive application and design  

  • Experience with gear drive rating methods and standards per AGMA, API and MIL specifications    

  • Proficiency with analytical techniques including FEA and classical methods      

  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Powerpoint and CAD software.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering required

  • Minimum of 1 year relevant experience, 3 years preferred

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 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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