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Machine Set Up Operator - Roller Grind

Iron Station, NC, US, 28080

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Timken’s tapered roller bearing plant in Iron Station, NC is a part of Timken’s world leading manufacturing team. We are a global leader in engineered bearings and power transmissions. Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.


What we offer:

  • Competitive Wages: excellent hourly wage plus shift differential for afternoon and night shifts.
  • Competitive Benefits – medical, dental, and vision on day one! Also, a 401k benefits package plus paid holidays, vacation, referral bonus and tuition reimbursement.
  • $1000 sign on bonus after six months working for Timken.
  • Starting Pay: $22.50/hr
  • Top Pay: $28.00/hr
  • Shift Differential: $0.35 for working afternoon or night shift

Purpose & Scope:

Setup and/or operates a variety of production roller grinding machines to produce rollers to specifications.


Core Functions:

  • Follow all safety rules and regulations.
  • Responsible for quality and quantity of work produced in assigned production area.
  • Follows the directions/instructions of the team leader and/or supervisor.
  • Monitors all assigned machines.
  • Utilizes various measuring tools to ensure products are conformed to visual and dimensional specifications.
  • Performs adjustments to overcome size deviations and logs machines accordingly.
  • Replaces worn or broken diamonds, grinding wheels, honing tape, etc., in machines as necessary.
  • Makes minor repairs such as replacing broken bolts, belts, clearing conveyor jams, filling oil reservoirs, etc.
  • Maintaining a clean and orderly work area.

General Qualifications & Experience:

  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S
  • Basic mathematical and mechanical skills are required.
  • Strong attention to detail along with ability to multi-task.
  • Proven record of reliable attendance, strong work ethic, and team skills.
  • 2 years of work experience in a manufacturing environment or related education preferred.
  • Ability to lift to 35 pounds or more.

Physical Requirements:

  • Verbal and written communication
  • Activities such as lifting or pushing/pulling
  • Activities where repetitive movement is required.

Environmental Conditions:

  • May be exposed to environmental noise and/or seasonal heat.

Safety Requirements: Safety glasses (prescribed or non-prescribed), safety shoes and hearing protection are required on site.


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.




The Timken Company, a global technology leader in engineered bearings and industrial motion, designs a growing portfolio of next-generation products for diverse industries. For 125 years, Timken has used its specialized expertise to innovate and create customer-centric solutions that increase reliability and efficiency. The company posted $4.8 billion in sales in 2023 and employs more than 19,000 people globally, operating from 45 countries. Timken is one of the World's Most Innovative Companies, according to Fast Company, and has been recognized among America's Most Responsible Companies and America's Greatest Workplaces for Diversity by Newsweek, the World's Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere and America's Most Innovative Companies by Fortune.

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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