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Rutherfordton, NC, US, 28139

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.



Scope: Precision assembly of bearing components into finished bearing assemblies for Commercial, Super Precision, and Aerospace applications.  This is a second shift position, with regular work hours of 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Monday - Friday. 


Required Skills

Ability to read, interpret, and apply precise and complex technical work instructions

Blue Print reading

PC skills

Mechanical trouble shooting and problem solving

Attention to detail


Assembly experience

Strong work ethic

Willingness to work second shift



Follow work instructions / training documents specific to each assembly, inspection, and packaging operations.

Obtain, read, and use appropriate blueprints for product. 

Verify all parts and components match order and part numbers for assembly.

Set up assembly and/or packaging machinery per specific work instructions and training documents.

Perform ring washing operations per specific work instructions and training documents (if applicable).

Perform assembly of bearings per specific work instructions and training documents.

Perform quality inspections per work instructions and training documents.

Perform packaging operations for bearing assemblies per work instructions and training documents.

Laser mark bearings per training document.

Complete all required documentation.

Customer Focus - Apply clear understanding of customer (internal and external) technical requirements for each order.  Assure conformance of all products and assemblies to requirements.

Team Participation - Collaborate with a variety of plant teams focused on continuous improvement.  Occasionally serve as facilitator of such teams.  Regularly rotate to other tasks and assist team members in meeting Team Metrics.

Training - Continuously develop and upgrade training materials used to train other Assemblers, and occasionally assist in training.  Requires continuous self-development of skills and business knowledge and the exercise of both.

Safety - Requires daily participation in individual and team safety responsibilities such as departmental inspections, maintaining good housekeeping, and proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Continuous Improvement - Generate and implement ideas for quality improvements and cost savings.




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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