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Group Leader - Thermal Treatment
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Timken | Canton, OH
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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.

This position exists to provide technical leadership and management in the areas of thermal treatment. The position will ensure that the appropriate core competencies are maintained and developed to provide the necessary support to BU's in maintenance of current products, development of new products as well as staying abreast of new technologies that could impact the business or present future opportunities.


  1. This person will be responsible for: - supervising and managing members of Heat Treatment Group ensuring that the tactics undertaken by this group are in alignment with the published Thermal treatment strategy and supported by the business units and/or technology leadership - driving project rigor, adherence to project plans, creation of appropriate metrics and other tools to characterize the overall ROI for this group.
  2. Functioning as the primary contact for the business groups for heat treatment technologies; - managing and leading development efforts for advanced heat treatment technologies for existing and novel metallic materials; - leading efforts to develop a fundamental understanding of the relationship between heat treat processing and resultant distortion,  providing heat treat and physical metallurgy support for existing and new products; - developing heat treat processes for thin section parts that result in minimal distortion; - maintaining awareness of external technology developments and justifying their investigation as appropriate.
  3. Lead procurement of HT lab assets for Bainitic / Marquench/ Vacuum carb. Process.
  4. Lead a team to demonstrate the effectiveness of scan induction hardening in heat treating large diameter bearings for wind turbine applications.



Bachelors degree in Material Science, Metallurgical Engineering or related.  Preferred Bachelors or Masters degree in Material Science, Metallurgical Engineering or related field with 10-15 years experience in processing and/or thermal treatment

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

About Timken

The Timken Company is a global manufacturer of engineered bearings, alloy and specialty steel and related components. It is a manufacturer of tapered roller bearings and alloy seamless mechanical steel tubing and a North America-based bearings manufacturer. It had facilities in 28 countries on six continents as of December 31, 2007. It manufactures two basic product lines: anti-friction bearings and steel products. It has three segments: Industrial Group, Automotive Group and Steel Group. The Automotive Group includes sales of bearings and other products and services (other than steel) to automotive original equipment manufacturers, for passenger cars, light trucks, medium/heavy trucks and trailers. The Industrial Group includes sales of bearings and other products and services (other than steel) to customer base, including industrial equipment, off-highway, rail and aerospace and defense customers. The Steel Group includes sales of low and intermediate alloy and carbon grade steel. (Source: 10-K)