12 months ago
Your Career Begins at Timken
If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken. Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.
The Timken Company Overview
We're passionate about developing technical solutions and services that enable our customers' equipment to run harder, faster and longer with enhanced durability and superior performance. We have more than a century of experience in materials science, and an even longer history in friction management. We have developed an unmatched expertise in mechanical power transmission, antifriction bearing design, tribology, metallurgy, precision manufacturing, metrology, and engineered surfaces and coatings. We offer our customers high-performance solutions tailored for the most demanding machinery.
What is the Associate Sales Engineer Development Program?
Are you outgoing? Do people say you are not the average engineer? Do you like to give presentations to groups? Are you looking for adventure in a new city? Are you thinking about a career in sales? Timken is seeking bright, outgoing and highly energetic Mechanical Engineers who want a challenging and rewarding career opportunity. The Associate Sales Engineering Development program will allow you to get out from behind the desk and apply your technical knowledge and expertise to solve our customer’s problems.
The development program provides an intensive 6-month training program makes the Associate Sales Engineer an expert in the technical, financial and commercial skills required to solve customer problems. The development program combines classroom and on-the-job training. Training includes knowledge of bearings and other power transmission components, customer’s applications, company business operating philosophies, finance and value selling techniques. Our training program is one of the most respected in the industry and prepares you for success with our customer. Candidates should enjoy contact with people, have good communication skills and be self-motivated.
What You’ll Be Doing
During this accelerated 6-month training program based in North Canton, OH, you’ll be exposed to all aspects of the Timken Bearings and Power Transmission business. Our Sales Engineers are given total responsibility for their accounts and have frequent exposure to top management. Sales Engineers are responsible for managing all company interactions with their accounts. Contact with our customers’ organizations occurs at all levels of engineering, manufacturing, purchasing, marketing, sales and management. In addition, the Sales Engineer handles all commercial negotiations with their customers.
Upon Graduation of Program
After completion of the classroom and on-the-job training, you’ll use your engineering knowledge, technical prowess and commercial skills to solve customer problems. The Associate Sales Engineer will relocate to one of our field sales offices located in the following markets:
* Charlotte, NC
* Chicago, Il
* Cleveland, OH
* Dallas, TX
* Detroit, MI
* Denver, CO
* Peoria, Il
* Pittsburgh, PA
Who are We Seeking?
We are seeking December 2016 or May 2017 college graduates with the following backgrounds:
· Bachelor’s or Master’s in mechanical engineering or related degree from an accredited college or university.
· At least a minimum overall GPA of 2.8
· Possess leadership potential that has been demonstrated in academic or extra-curricular activities,
or during employment.
· Achievement in non-academic pursuits such as clubs and organizations, special projects, military
service, and prior work experience.
· Ability to learn quickly.
· Flexibility and adaptability.
· Demonstrated effective communication skills.
· Ability to relocate.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.