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CNC Cell Operator - 1st Shift

Montgomery, IL, US, 60538

We're passionate about applying our expertise to engineer and manufacture applications that will perform in the most challenging environments. Every day, more than 20,000 associates around the world collaborate to deliver unique solutions and unparalleled value to our customers.


Operates CNC Lathes and CNC Mills


Job Functions:

Performs all duties as assigned in a safe and efficient manner with an emphasis on quality.  Follows Company and departmental procedures, including regular attendance and punctuality.  Follows all safety rules and keeps work area in a clean and orderly condition. Reports any unusual conditions or situations to Set–Up Person or Supervisor.

Operates to machine component parts from bar stock, O.D. and I.D. size, facing, chamfer, grooving, drilling or other machine requirements.

Loads parts, cycle machine, checks parts at designated intervals per inspection plan and makes necessary adjustments to maintain quality characteristics of parts per print specifications throughout machining operations.

Runs 1st piece part, makes necessary adjustments to attain quality characteristics per print specifications.

Packages and tags parts, completes all required paperwork.


Physical Demands:

Operators are normally required to properly handle, carry move, lift and place piece parts weighing from several ounces up to 9 lbs. each during the normal operation of the machine.  Operations with piece parts weighing in excess of 9 lbs. will be required when loading bar stock. Operators may be required to handle, push, pull lift or carry up to 45 lbs. loading bar stock.  Die carts and other lifting/moving devices are required to be used when possible.  Operators are required to handle, push, pull, move and/or lift boxes, racks, pans or bins of parts weighing up to 35 lbs. manually or by use of lifting/moving equipment. Operator may be required to move gauging equipment, skids or containers of parts, chips, coolant etc. manually, or by the use of pallet lifters/movers, two-wheel hand dolly, die cart/lifter, carts etc. to and from all parts of the facility.


Environmental/Atmospheric Conditions:

Normal industrial environment/conditions.  Exposure to collants, oil, and greases



Job Qualification Requirements



General machine aptitude, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division of whole numbers including decimals, conversion of metrics, ability to read and understand blueprints and the use of various gauging equipment.



CNC operating exposure


Machine, Tools, Equipment, Software:

Various CNC machines, Ganish lathe, Haas mill, bench grinders, fixed gauges, plug gauges, micrometers, O.D. & I.D. calipers, optical comparator and various other gauging equipment, basic hand tools, two-wheel hand dolly, die cart/lifter, pallet lifter, weigh scale.




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: Chicago

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