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Prototype Technician (Grinding and Machining)

North Canton, OH, US, 44720

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 :

This position exists to support direct and indirect functions and activities in the prototype department to permit the production of products and services to achieve department and company goals.



As a Prototype technician you will : 

  • Perform machine set ups and operations in the following areas: Prototype machining (CNC & Manual lathes,  CNC & Manual mills, CNC Wire cutting), grinding, forming (stamping), inspection or other prototype operations.
  • Design, modification or build components or tooling as part of projects. Additionally perform specific tests, inspections, and/or standard or predetermined analysis on projects. Maintain records and report data accordingly. Makes independent decisions necessary to complete duties.
  • Work instructions and tasks are usually given from supervision or engineering. They can be specific or broad assignments.
  • Knowledge of computers required (including CAD, Masteram, unigraphics or other appropriate programs).
  • Offline programming knowledge (use of CAD systems).
  • Ability to measure and calculate with use of micrometers, gages, and other hand tools.
  • Work as a member of a team under supervision of leadership to meet on-time delivery goals and to provide necessary assistance to meet customer demands. Assist in training associates on applicable processes, tasks and operations.
  • Participate in current quality systems, calibration, and audits. 


Minimum qualifications :

  • High School Diploma and at least 5year's of experience in a mechanical trade or associate degree with at least 3 year’s of experience in a mechanical trade
  • Apprenticeship or other Technical training program in mechanical trade preferred


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

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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