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Set-up Operator 2nd Shift

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46225

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.

General Information:

The Set-Up Operator in the Round Parts area will process spools and bars of chain components as part of the production process.  Set-Up Operators work on several machines in one area throughout the shift.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Operates and monitors Round Parts machines throughout the day.
  • Sets up round parts machine as necessary.
  • Deliver completed products to staging areas for further treatment.


Tools or Equipment Used:    

Electric pallet jack, Round Parts machines, manual pallet jack, buckets, overhead cranes, carts, cleaning towels, as well as other tools and equipment as necessary.       



  • No specific licenses or certifications are required for this position.
  • Employees are required to have normal/corrected vision and speech. 
  • Ability to follow directions, both written and oral.
  • Must have basic math skills.
  • High School Diploma/GED equivalent is required 
  • Work is performed indoors.  There is no air conditioning.  Fans are provided.
  • PPE:  Safety glasses, steel-toed shoes, hearing protection, work gloves
  • Will work around oils.

Frequent standing, unilateral lifting and unilateral standing required.  Occasional sitting, walking, bending/stooping/crouching, above shoulder/forward reaching, material handling, and bilateral lifting/carrying/pushing also required.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk, see, and hear. The employee must be able to frequently lift/push/pull objects that are 50 pounds or heavier.





The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The noise level in the work environment is usually high and hearing protection is required.  Eye protection, gloves, hearing protection and safety shoes must be worn at all times.  Good plant safety practices will be required.



Human Resources retains the sole right and discretion to make changes to this job description. Any employee making changes unauthorized by the Human Resources will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination.

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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