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Machine Operator-1st Shift

Keene, NH, US, 03431

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.

Why Timken:

  • Timken is a great company. - America’s Best Employers, Forbes - America’s Best Employers for New Grads, Forbes - America’s Most Responsible Companies, Newsweek - World’s Most Ethical Companies, The Ethisphere Institute - America's Best Employers for Women, Forbes

  • We try to match you up with position best fit for you- there are opportunities for entry level and those with advanced skills.    

  • Comprehensive benefits offerings including medical, dental, vision, retirement (401k), life, AD&D, short & long term disability, group legal, tuition reimbursement, paid parental leave, paid time off. 

  • We will train you to advance through required certifications for Technician levels 1-4.

Machine Operator Core Functions:

  • Run/ cycle machines, checking parts, making adjustments as required

  • Perform a wide range of precision internal/external setups.

  • Work from drawings, process sequence sheets and setup charts. Select proper tooling, mount, dress and/or true grinding wheels.

  • Quality inspection and gaging of components.

  • Maintain and comply with process documentation

General Qualifications & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent; technical & advanced certifications preferred

  • Above average mechanical aptitude and shop math competencies

  • Strong ability to follow detailed work instructions

  • High attention to detail for premium aerospace products.

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 designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and industrial motion products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $4.5 billion in sales in 2022 and employs more than 20,000 people globally, operating from 46 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: Bellows Falls
Nearest Secondary Market: Keene

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