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Downers Grove IL Full Time Posted: Monday, 11 February 2019
 
 
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Since entering the power transmission market in the 1920s, Lovejoy has become the world leader in flexible coupling knowledge. Lovejoy's engineers are determined to find optimal solutions to meet the complex needs of each individual customer. Lovejoy creates value for our customers through innovative, cost-effective products and services, and we consistently produce value-added, custom-engineered solutions that help customers gain the competitive edge. In addition to couplings and customer engineered solutions, we also offer a number of other power transmission components that cater to nearly every industry. We are proud of our international reputation for providing outstanding customer service and support by consistently meeting and exceeding our customers' expectations. If you are a team player and would enjoy working for a world class manufacturer, you may have what it takes to be part of the Lovejoy team!

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.

What is the Associate Sales Engineering 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 which 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, customers' 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 excellent communication skills and be self-motivated.

What You'll Be Doing

During this accelerated 6-month training program based in North Canton, Ohio, you'll be exposed to all aspects of the Timken Bearings and Power Transmission business. Our Associate Sales Engineers are given total responsibility for their accounts and have frequent exposure to top management. Associate 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 Associate 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 expertise and commercial skills to solve customer problems. The Associate Sales Engineer will relocated to the Lovejoy headquarters located in Downers Grove, IL.

Who are We Seeking?

We are seeking December 2018 or May 2019 college graduates with the following backgrounds:

Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering or related degree

Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above

Engineering internships/co-ops preferred

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

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship

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.


Downers Grove IL, United States of America
Timken
Timken
JS192883-EN_US
2/11/2019 11:37:09 PM


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