Personal and Professional Growth

Sales Engineering Development Program

North Canton, OH, US, 44720

Your Career Begins at Timken 
Looking for a career where you can do work that matters? At Timken, we improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery in markets like automation, food and beverage and renewable energy — advancing sustainable solutions to the world’s most challenging problems. Program participants will make immediate, meaningful contributions, collaborate with global teams, and have access to individualized career development and advancement opportunities — all within a values-driven, inclusive culture. Join our global team of 19,000 people in 46 countries, and help us move the world forward.



What is the Sales Engineering Development Program?

Have you thought about a career in Sales? Timken is looking for talented, outgoing, and highly energetic engineers who want a challenging and rewarding career. The Sales Engineering Development program will allow you to apply your technical knowledge and expertise to solve our customer’s problems every day.


The Sales Engineering Development program starts with a comprehensive 6-month training program based in our World Headquarters in North Canton, Ohio. Our training program is one of the most respected in the industry and prepares you for future success. Through classroom and on-the-job training, you will be introduced to countless markets and applications where Timken products are used. In addition, you will learn critical value selling techniques that will help you succeed in future roles.


Upon completion of the training program, you will be assigned into one of our sales offices or territories within the United States. You will have responsibility for a portfolio of business where you will leverage your technical and commercial expertise to solve customer challenges by offering Timken capabilities, products, and services. You will independently manage your customer territory consisting of original equipment manufacturers, distributers, and end users. A key to success in this role is building strong relationships. This role offers flexibility and travel within your territory.


Educational Requirements/Qualifications:

  • College graduate (December 2023 - May 2024).
  • Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering or other related engineering degree.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above.
  • Engineering internships/co-ops preferred.
  • Leadership experience demonstrated in academic or extra-curricular activities, or during employment.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.


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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Nearest Major Market: Canton
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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