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Supplier Development Engineer

Thorofare, NJ, US, 08086


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 19,000 people in 46 countries, and start helping our customers push the limits of what’s possible in their world of motion.

The New Product Supplier Development Engineer is responsible for owning the full cycle process on all new products from procurement, sourcing, developing and assessing suppliers. This position is also responsible for leading and being the key communicator on all new product launches and interfacing with other teams as needed to ensure early supplier collaboration.

 

Main Responsibilities Include:

 

  • Interface with cross-functional teams to prioritize supplier development needs by to improve cost competitiveness or supply constraints.
  • Procurement on all new products includes: Researching markets, Sourcing, Negotiating and Buying of Goods, Materials and Services to meet GGB’s operational requirements (materials/components are REACH compliant with a focus on sustainability and ESG – Environmental Social Governance)
  • Supplier Development & qualification of supplier product / process of new purchased parts through APQP process working with Sourcing, Engineering, Quality,
  • Manufacturing and the supplier (PPAP, Supplier process audits…)
  • Support Supplier APQP (Advanced Product & Quality Planning) process to develop suppliers and products to the point of successful/on-time PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) and full production readiness based on GGB and Customer needs
  • Coordinates with customer care, manufacturing engineering, quality and supply chain on component quality / delivery issues and supplier initiatives
  • Performs capability assessments with key suppliers to evaluate the application of advanced quality tools, manufacturing capabilities, material management, and lean maturity
  • Assists in the development, approval, and maintenance of material specifications, vendor instructions, quality assurance procedures, supplier documents, etc.

Key Competencies

 

  • Dynamic Change Agent: Resilient and asks questions
  • Communicates Effectively: Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Collaborates: Ability to work cross-functionally to achieve demanding, time sensitive objectives
  • Manages Complexity: Acquires data from multiple and diverse sources when solving problems.
  • Plans and Aligns: Breaks down objectives into appropriate initiatives and actions.

Qualifications

 

  • Dynamic Change Agent: Resilient and asks questions
  • Communicates Effectively: Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Collaborates: Ability to work cross-functionally to achieve demanding, time sensitive objectives
  • Manages Complexity: Acquires data from multiple and diverse sources when solving problems.
  • Plans and Aligns: Breaks down objectives into appropriate initiatives and actions.

 

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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