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Grind Operator

New Philadelphia, OH, US, 44663

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.

Purpose & Scope

This position exists to ensure that all products finished ground, assembled, and shipped from the New Philadelphia Bearing plant meet customer expectations for performance.


Essential Responsibilities

  1. Proper set-up of grinding cell(s) including all adjustments necessary, either manual or programmed, to grind product to specifications
  2. Manually load work pieces to and from shoes, chuck, etc.
  3. Transport tooling, equipment, and materials to and from work areas, as required
  4. Ensure accuracy of visual checks for surface defects and dimensional conformance to specifications
  5. Measure, pack, and/or ship completed product when necessary
  6. Ensure accuracy of production transactions
  7. Take corrective action as necessary to ensure continuous production of quality product
  8. Adhere to all safety standards       


Technical/Functional Skills Required:

  • Strong reading, comprehension, and attention-to-detail 
  • Solid communication, teamwork, and organization 
  • Demonstrated mechanical 
  • Problem-solving 
  • Advanced shop math 
  • Aptitude for reading gauges
  • Basic computer skills, including web page navigation


Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2 or more years of precision grinding/machining experience (preferred)


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, 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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