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Miscellaneous Parts Inspector

Carlyle, IL, US, 62231

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.

Description: Inspect end caps, backing rings and wear rings for conformity to the customer and the Association of American Railroads (AAR) specifications, using measuring instruments. Determine if there are any defects on the product such as cracks, water etching or nicks and, whether or not the product is repairable. Reject or re-grade products not meeting specifications, marking out product areas of defect with chalk or paint. Input information, into computer terminal, covering materials scrapped or salvaged. Assist in the assembly of cups and cones prior to the lateral operation; if required. Other tasks as assigned by the supervisor or company management.


Overall Purpose: Inspect products for conformity to customer specifications, using measuring instruments.


Essential Functions:


1.         Examines product for flatness, roundness, straightness, and defects such as cracks, water etchings.


2.         Marks defective areas with a non-permanent marking pen.


3.         Verifies dimensions of product, using micrometers, gauges, tapes and templates.


4.         Rejects or re-grades products not meeting specifications.


5.         Inputs information covering material scrapped or salvaged.


Physical Demands & Frequency: Requires medium to heavy lifting, standing sitting, reaching, handling, fingering, and near acuity.


A.         Position: Standing and sitting.


B.         Weights & Force: Up to 25 pounds.


C.         Use of Controls: Use of various gauges and hand grinder.


D.         Vision must be normal (20/20).  Correctional lenses are acceptable.


General Educational Development: Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Information may be presented in written, oral or diagrammatic form and requires a common sense understanding to be applied in order to carry out the instructions.

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

Join one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® – an honor we’ve received nine 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 $3.6 billion in sales in 2018 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 35 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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