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Manufacturing Engineer

Springfield, MO, US, 65807

What Timken makes possible begins with you.
Those who came before us helped land a man on the moon, create the world's infrastructure, and introduce renewable energy alternatives. Now you can join the Timken team to write your own unique story and help drive what's next.


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.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform

each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below represent the required knowledge, skill, and ability.



B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Industrial Engineering, or a similar field with at least three years experience in an Engineering environment and at least five years in a manufacturing environment. I have thoroughly demonstrated an understanding of production-type equipment and manufacturing environments, including PLC and industrial automation controls.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be



· Provides the necessary engineering required for the operation of the plant, including existing, new, or modified installations.

· Work with Timken R&D equipment group to develop new equipment and processes.

· Initiates improvements and cost savings for all plant operations and facilities through engineering technology, best practices, and Lean/5S activities, including Kaizen events.

· Support the Maintenance department to ensure the plant’s equipment and structures are reliable and available to meet production schedules.

· Effectively manage projects, which includes establishing detailed and defined scopes, detailed cost estimates, timelines with milestones, and deliverables, and provide guidance and expertise to keep projects on track and within budget. 

· Provides engineering review of plant projects.

· Keep informed on new technology and equipment that may be used for new projects and improvement of existing facilities.

· Provides training and development to production employees to ensure proper operation of installations, which will promote safe working conditions, increased efficiency, and quality products.



Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports, operating instructions, capital requests, and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of an organization.



 Proficient user of computer equipment.

· 3D Solid Modeling, preferably SolidWorks

· 2D CAD, preferably AutoCAD or Draft sight

· PLC Programming, preferably with Allen-Bradley     

· Microsoft Office

· Strong project management skills

· Strong working knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic, air, steam, and other mechanical systems.

· Working knowledge of OSHA regulations, EPA, and Environmental regulations

· Familiar with Preventative Maintenance procedures and best practices

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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