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NDT Technician

Rutherfordton, NC, US, 28139

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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:  Perform NDT process and quality related checks to ensure parts meet acceptable AS quality levels. 


Required skills and Experience:


Must be Magnetic Particle Inspection Level II certified per NAS410.

In addition, Eddy Current, Nital Etch, and Barkhausen Noise Test experience/certifications are preferred. Metal working / QMS knowledge preferred.

Three to five years NDT/NDT related experience required.




Safety - daily participation and involvement in individual and team safety responsibilities such as Behavior Based Safety, housekeeping practices, chemical labeling, and proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Assure that NDT inspections are specified and performed consistent with the applicable customer specifications. 

Perform diversified magnetic particle, surface temper etch, eddy current, and alloy identity inspection/tests on bearing components according to company specifications and requirements and within the limitations of accepted practices.

Evaluate and properly identify types of indications and possible causes.  Distinguish relevant from non‑relevant indications.  Mix and maintain all types of surface temper etch solutions including pre‑cleaning and neutralizing solution, when required.

Obtain in‑process/finished bearings/parts from designated storage areas.  Obtain sequence sheet and compare/check data against appropriated drawing(s) for accuracy.  Perform appropriate NDT tests/inspections on bearings/components, as required.

Use various hand tools, fluorescent powder mixture, acid base solutions/bath to conduct appropriate NDT tests.


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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