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Marine Project Engineer

Santa Fe Springs, CA, US, 90670

Philadelphia Gear's world-class engineering and technical staff provides our extensive customer base across the globe with a full-range of power transmission solutions for the world’s Energy, Infrastructure and Defense industries.  Philadelphia Gear customers depend on high-quality, reliable power transmission equipment to lower the cost of operation and reduce down time, while producing at the highest levels. Philadelphia Gear is ready to meet these challenges, bringing over 100 years of experience providing gearing for various industrial applications.

Timken Gears and Services Philadelphia Gear brand is seeking a Marine Project Engineer at the Santa Fe Springs, California regional service center.  Position will ensure the successful commercial and technical completion of various marine programs and support design, production, and documentation for the programs listed. Support the Marine program managers in the development of sophisticated gear drive and system designs including assemblies, detailed components, and bills of materials and parts list, as required. This position reports to the Engineering Manager.  Resbonsibilities include:


  • Implement contract requirements for the production and manufacturing of Marine main reduction gears.

  • Design and support manufacturing of tooling required for production.

  • Measure and reverse engineer non-Philadelphia Gear components.

  • Provide calculations for the disposition of non-conforming product.
  • Design, specify and create detail drawings of components.

  • Build job travelers that lay out the order of operations and describe the work needed to carry out the repairs or modifications of gears, components and equipment.

  • Assist in technical training of shop personnel.

  • Provide technical support to suppliers, customers, field service and customer service.


Key attributes include the ability to multi-task, set priorities, meet deadlines with a high degree of accuracy and organization, set goals, ability to work as part of a team and the ability to interact with all levels of customers and internal support teams. Excellent computer skills (proficient in Microsoft Office software), strong written and verbal communication skills are required. This position requires a problem solver who is involved in all technical aspects that support the operations of the regional service center. Applicant must have 1-3 years of gear engineering experience and a bachelors degree in engineering from an accredited college or university.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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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