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Honea Path, SC, US, 29654

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.

Job Requirements / Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • An acceptable level of math skills
  • Requires lifting and material handling up to 40lbs 90% of the work day.
  • Annual Eye Exam required
  • Stand 100% of the work day
    Other Considerations:
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Basic computer skills
  • Setup and target Grinding equipment
    Job Tasks / Responsibilities:
  • Set up of gauges and other miscellaneous gauging equipment to masters provided for specific jobs
  • Performs gauging operations such as external and internal size, taper, stand, roller clearance, lateral play, and concentricity
  • Establishes bearing specifications using measuring and  marking forms assembled bearing card, cone assembly card, and standard mathematical calculations
  • Hand assembles cones and visually inspects cup & cone assemblies for defects
  • Segregates and identifies rejected material for final disposition by using the appropriate quality tags and specify corrective grinding or other necessary repair operations
  • Segregates and dispositions assemblies with proper identification to prevent mixing parts (cups & cones)
  • Performs daily PM’s as required
  • Handles and transports materials in and around department using pallet jacks, hoists, or manually by hand
  • Fill outs reports, forms, and required paperwork as required during rework process
  • Inspects material visually for surface defects and dimensionally for compliance to tolerances using gauging equipment and/or other measuring devices
  • Sets up and operates rotary grinder to stand specifications as required
  • Changes grinding wheels and makes adjustment to grinder as needed during grinding of parts
  • Performs sampling inspection and records data per process control plans
  • Complete all end of line documentation and assure traceability requirements are met.
  • Prepares packing/packaging materials as necessary.  Packs bearing components or assemblies in proper container for shipment. 
  • Checks content of boxes and compares with packing ticket for correct count, part numbers and other special packaging requirements
  • Perform material handling functions including moving finished product and components within the department.  Manual lifting of pans to bin is also required.
  • Performs a number of related assignments such as removing rust from parts, etching numbers , letters and symbols on parts as required
  • Maintain knowledge of current quality and safety system(s) and other regulatory compliance related to this position
  • Maintains housekeeping of work area and performs daily housekeeping duties
  • Refer to Ergonomic Job Descriptions for the physical job requirements

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 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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Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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