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Maintenance and EH&S Manager

Aurora, IL, US, 60538

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.

Purpose and Scope:

This position exists to direct and manage the plant maintenance department, tool room, and all EH&S activities.  Overall responsibilities are to maintain equipment and infrastructure, meet all tooling requirements for production, and maintain compliance to all government and Timken EH&S standards.  Keeping Aurora employees safe is paramount, as well as meeting and continuously improving production efficiency, meeting customer service goals, and providing direction, development and leadership to the maintenance and tool room teams.



  • Maintain a safe and healthy work environment for all associates ensuring emotional, physical, and environmental safety at all times.
  • Maintains compliance to all environmental, health, and safety laws and regulations for Aurora through a comprehensive annual plan to complete all regulatory reports and audits at the facility.
  • Provides recommendations for additional staffing and equipment as well as creating/maintaining a comprehensive preventative maintenance program for the facility.
  • Oversees facility infrastructure and creates long term maintenance plan for major projects within Aurora providing input to the annual business planning and capital expenditure recommendations.
  • Is active participant in the continuous projects within Aurora and works with operations to seek cost reduction opportunities through machine upgrades and layouts.
  • Manages EH&S activities when the EH&S Analyst is not present at the facility as well as the secondary contact for all environmental spills / escapes for the facility.
  • Works with corporate EH&S on new projects and initiatives to decrease the environmental footprint of Aurora Bearing as well as achieve all certification requirements annually.


Technical/Functional Skills:

  • Strong communication skills, and experience with large projects and budget management.
  • Experience in either manufacturing maintenance, EH&S, or tooling machining. (preferably 2/3)
  • Knowledge and experience with operating/fixing machines or other mechanically inclined positions
  • Problem solving skills and knowledge of lean



Minimum:  Bachelor degree in Business, Engineering, or related field.


Previous Job Experiences:

Manufacturing experience:  Minimum 5 years, 10 years preferred

Management / Supervision:  Minimum 2 years, 5 years preferred


General Physical Requirements:

  • Verbal Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Hearing of Conversation Level
  • Vision: Distance
  • Vision: Near
  • Color vision
  • Able to operate powered industrial equipment

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.

Join one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® – an honor we’ve received ten times.


The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $3.8 billion in sales in 2019 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 42 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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