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Miscellaneous Parts Inspector-1st Shift
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Timken | Carlyle, IL
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Job Description

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.

Description: Inspect end caps, backing rings and wear rings for conformity to the customer and the Association of American Railroads (AAR) specifications, using measuring instruments. Determine if there are any defects on the product such as cracks, water etching or nicks and, whether or not the product is repairable. Reject or re-grade products not meeting specifications, marking out product areas of defect with chalk or paint. Input information, into computer terminal, covering materials scrapped or salvaged. Assist in the assembly of cups and cones prior to the lateral operation; if required. Other tasks as assigned by the supervisor or company management.


Overall Purpose: Inspect products for conformity to customer specifications, using measuring instruments.


Essential Functions:


1.         Examines product for flatness, roundness, straightness, and defects such as cracks, water etchings.


2.         Marks defective areas with a non-permanent marking pen.


3.         Verifies dimensions of product, using micrometers, gauges, tapes and templates.


4.         Rejects or re-grades products not meeting specifications.


5.         Inputs information covering material scrapped or salvaged.


Physical Demands & Frequency: Requires medium to heavy lifting, standing sitting, reaching, handling, fingering, and near acuity.


A.         Position: Standing and sitting.


B.         Weights & Force: Up to 25 pounds.


C.         Use of Controls: Use of various gauges and hand grinder.


D.         Vision must be normal (20/20).  Correctional lenses are acceptable.


General Educational Development: Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Information may be presented in written, oral or diagrammatic form and requires a common sense understanding to be applied in order to carry out the instructions.

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

About Timken

The Timken Company is a global manufacturer of engineered bearings, alloy and specialty steel and related components. It is a manufacturer of tapered roller bearings and alloy seamless mechanical steel tubing and a North America-based bearings manufacturer. It had facilities in 28 countries on six continents as of December 31, 2007. It manufactures two basic product lines: anti-friction bearings and steel products. It has three segments: Industrial Group, Automotive Group and Steel Group. The Automotive Group includes sales of bearings and other products and services (other than steel) to automotive original equipment manufacturers, for passenger cars, light trucks, medium/heavy trucks and trailers. The Industrial Group includes sales of bearings and other products and services (other than steel) to customer base, including industrial equipment, off-highway, rail and aerospace and defense customers. The Steel Group includes sales of low and intermediate alloy and carbon grade steel. (Source: 10-K)