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Materials Technician

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.


Maintain ccurate inventory control and material handling by preparing shipments, receiving purchased parts and items, handling returned goods,  tracking movement of materials, and exercising other inventory control measures through use of accurate logs, files, reports, cycle counts, etc.


Job Essentials

  • Safety - daily participation and involvement in individual and team safety responsibilities such as Behavior based Safety, housekeeping practices, chemical labeling, and proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Follow all work instructions and training documents specific to the job function, such as handling returned goods, receiving purchased items and parts, returning items to stock, receiving and handling reworks, preparing Bills of Lading, utilizing daily reports, etc.
  • Maintain card files.
  • Maintain electronic files such as the Oracle, Hi Bay, DCMS, and others as instructed in work instructions and training documents.
  • Use computer system (SAP) to make administrative transactions.
  • Perform cycle counts.
  • Produce required reports such as receiving inspection report.
  • Maintain shipping supplies and storage containers.
  • Assist in maintaining Low Bay.
  • Store and retrieve materials from High Bay.
  • Operate forklift, chase cart, and sideloader.
  • Perform all required documentation.


• High school diploma or equivalent

• 1-5 years of experience working in a warehouse setting or in logistics; experience in operating material handling equipment preferred

• Must be able to work well in a team

• Ability to read/write and to follow instructions, and work independently with little guidance

• Ability to stand or walk for extended periods of time; ability to bend and to lift heavy materials up to 35 lbs.

• Ability to operate computers and relevant warehouse management computer software

• Willingness to work flexible hours, including overtime and weekends


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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