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HR Assistant/Receptionist

Traverse City, MI, US, 49684

Your career begins at Cone Drive Operations, a Timken company!  Cone Drive is located in beautiful Traverse City, Michigan and boasts nearly 100 years of success in the gearing industry.  If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Cone Drive.  Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.

The Sr. Administrative Assistant functions as the Receptionist, HR Assistant and shared administrative assistant for the site, which is the division's headquarters and main manufacturing plant.  


Responsibilities are listed below:

  • Greets visitors and checks them in, per standard processes; answers inbound phone calls, responds to inquiries, and routes calls
  • Administers daily attendance call-ins, distributes attendance information, and maintains attendance logs
  • Creates check requests and supports Accounts Payables entries
  • Files personnel paperwork and issues/distributes employee change of status forms
  • Screens production employment applications, arranges in-person interviews, and administers pre-boarding hiring processes
  • Orders office supplies and supports general administrative activities in the office, such as data entry projects 
  • Participates in Company planning committees, such as charitable giving, wellness events, and employee engagement events



  • HS Diploma or equivalent; associates degree preferred
  • 1-3 years related administrative experience
  • Outgoing personality and professional demeanor
  • Excellent organizatonal skills
  • Good written skills; ability to draft general email announcements and correspondence
  • Proficiency/experience with the MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, basic PowerPoint)
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality 



  • Accounts payable experience
  • Kronos administration experience

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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Nearest Major Market: Traverse City
Nearest Secondary Market: Northern Michigan

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