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Traverse City Production

Traverse City, MI, US, 49684

If you are ready for a challenging career that provides the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Cone Drive Operations, a Timken company! Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.

We are currently hiring for production associates in our assembly and machining operations in our Traverse City facility, which produces gear products for a wide variety of customers and industries.  Production associates start on 2nd (evening) or 3rd (midnight) shifts, will be cross-trained on assembly and machining processes, then able to pursue internal opportunities on various shifts once trained.  This is a great opportunity to work with a well-respected company offering a variety of career paths in manufacturing!


Requirements include:

-Mechanical aptitude

-Willingness to work any shift

-Hands-on mechanical experience, preferably in a manufacturing or technical environment

-Strong work ethic

-Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively

-HS diploma or equivalent

-Ability to perform basic math (algebra & geometry), read prints and use gaging devices

Cone Drive offers a highly competitive pay and benefits package, including health insurances, 401(k) retirement plan, disability/life insurance and paid time off.  


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: Traverse City
Nearest Secondary Market: Northern Michigan

Job Segment: Industrial, Machinist, Manufacturing