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The Timken Company

Public 10,000 - 25,000 Employees 47 Active Jobs

The Timken Company engineers, manufactures and markets Timken® bearings,
transmissions, gearboxes, chain, and related products, and offers a spectrum of
power system rebuild and repair services around the world. The leading authority
on tapered roller bearings, Timken today applies its deep knowledge of
metallurgy, tribology and power transmission across the broad spectrum of
bearings and related systems to improve the reliability and efficiency of
machinery and equipment.

Known for its quality products and collaborative technical sales model,
posted $3 billion in sales in 2013. With approximately 17,000 people
operating from 28 countries, Timken makes the world more productive and keeps
industry in motion.


Our Vision

We are dedicated
  • to improving our customers’ performance
  • by applying our knowledge of friction management and power transmission
  • to deliver unparalleled value and innovation
  • all around the world.
Our Values

Ethics & Integrity

Our company founder, Henry Timken, said “If you have an idea which you think is right, push it to a finish. But above all, don’t set your name to anything you will ever have cause to be ashamed of.” We continue his tradition today by making ethical business decisions and treating people with honesty and respect.


Quality is the cornerstone of our brand promise and a key to our global competitiveness. Timken associates are trained in quality processes to ensure that customers, no matter where they are located, receive consistent and excellent quality in our products and services.


The world revolves around the ability to create, transfer and control movement. Timken influences motion in every major industry through innovative solutions that improve customer performance while providing societal benefits.


We believe that independence fosters growth and creativity. Our company remains financially independent, and our associates have the freedom to contribute fresh ideas that improve company and customer performance.

For Students and New Grads

Why Choose Timken?

Recent graduates and current students have a lot to contribute to our organization, providing knowledge, innovative ideas and fresh perspective on our business.

So whether you are just beginning your career or ready for the next step, Timken offers you opportunities second to none to build a strong foundation and prepare for a successful future.

Also, Timken is a place where you can make your mark because it is a company that makes a difference … in technology, industry and the communities where our associates live and work.

We value and reward innovation and performance through competitive compensation, benefits, ongoing training and enrichment, and long-term career development.


At Timken, we recognize the real value of inclusion. To grow globally, our strategy must operate with inclusive systems, policies and practices. It is critical that we recruit and retain diverse and talented associates from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines to achieve our vision. Our Commitment to Global Inclusion We view diversity as the mix, while inclusion is making that mix work. Our Global Inclusion Leadership To ensure that global inclusion strategies match business objectives, Timken has implemented a global inclusion leadership structure. Our Global Inclusion Strategies Our global inclusion strategy focuses on four critical areas:
  • Workforce
  • Workplace
  • Marketplace
  • Value creation

Total Rewards

Benefits of a Timken Career

Timken’s total rewards represent a significant investment in our people and our future. Looking for a rewarding career? Timken is where you turn...for opportunity, benefits and security.

Competitive Salary
Timken pays for performance. We’re competitive in the markets where we live and work, and offer continued opportunities for motivated associates to expand their roles and compensation.

Annual Performance Award (APA)
Salaried associates are eligible for this variable pay program that’s designed to reward corporate business unit and individual performance. The APA is an important part of total cash compensation. It’s paid as a percentage of annual base earnings.

Global Exposure
Timken has operations in 26 countries—which means you can work with customers, vendors and other associates around the world. Depending on role and performance, some associates will be offered international assignments and positions.

Internal Advancement
With the size and breadth of our business, Timken is uniquely positioned to offer vast opportunities for advancement. You can build a long and exciting career—gaining knowledge and experience in a wide range of industries and applications. Lateral as well as vertical moves are encouraged and supported throughout the company.

Educational Assistance Program
The company offers an Educational Assistance Program to help you advance your career and become more successful at Timken. The program reimburses eligible tuition expenses—up to $5,250 annually for undergraduate courses and $8,000 annually for graduate courses.

Ongoing Training and Development
Timken is committed to offering the tools and resources you need to reach your goals. It starts with Timken’s orientation program and continues with opportunities to participate in development programs that involve classroom and on-the-job training, as well as exposure to all levels and divisions of the company.