Personal and Professional Growth


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 required
  • An acceptable level of mathematics
  • Requires heavy lifting and material handling
  • Annual Eye Exam required


Other Considerations:

  • Computer skills preferred
  • Inspection/ gauging skills preferred
  • Blueprint reading skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision


Job Tasks / Responsibilities:

  • Conducts inspections according to government requirements, Timken specifications, and customer specifications.
  • Inspects visually for surface defects and dimensionally for compliance with specifications using a variety of gauging equipment and masters.
  • Performs off line inspections using Computerized Profile Gauge, Rib Optical gauge, and Roundess Concentricity Flatness gauge.
  • Measure parts to print per the applicable prints/Work Instructions. Pass or holds product for disposition.
  • Plans and performs gage set-ups as required.
  • Notifies setter operator or supervisor of variations from tolerances.
  • Etches product to determine existence of grinding injury.
  • Polishes materials to remove etch stain according to specified finish requirements.
  • Operates polishing and hand grinders.
  • Performs dock audits
  • Procures, handles, and moves materials and equipment using a hand truck, hoist, or by hand carrying.
  • Follows quality procedures related to documentation.
  • May require rotation of work assignments in various workstations or manufacturing cells.
  • Maintain knowledge of current quality and safety system(s) and other regulatory compliance related to this position.
  • Refer to Ergonomic Job Descriptions for the physical job requirements.
  • This position is responsible to the Department Supervisor

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.




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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Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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