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Heat Treat C Operator

Union, SC, US, 29379

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.

Job Description:

Perform a variety of operations related to heat treating of production parts:

  • Maintain production and quality of parts by operating the following units: shot-blast equipment, tempering furnaces, pit hardening furnaces, cranes, and other parts moving equipment.  
  • Set-up floor dies and assist with production as needed.
  • Responsible for start-up, in-process control, and shut down of the above pieces of equipment.
  • Load and unload tempering baskets, flats, carburizing fixtures, deep freeze fixtures, etc.
  • Move parts to designated locations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervision.
  • Tools and equipment:
    • Heat treating furnaces and related quench systems.
    • Shot blast equipment, cranes, basic hand tools, micrometers, hardness testing devices and floor dies.
  • Complete necessary documentation, as required.
  • Responsible for proper care of company tools, observance of safety regulations, and correct reporting of time & production.
  • Responsible for maintaining equipment in good working order and maintaining a neat and orderly work area.


    Minimum Requirements:

  1. Able to operate computer operated Temper Furnaces and Pit Furnaces used in processing product.
  2. Able to read, write and do basic math.
  3. Able to accurately follow Heat Treat standard procedures.
  4. Able to perform a variety of functions as assigned by department supervision.
  5. Able to perform physically demanding work.
  6. Willing to work any shift and work over-time.

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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