Manual Machinist - Manual Lathe

Timken Oakland , CT 06042

Posted 4 weeks ago

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.


Department: Manual Machining

The Manual Machinist is a setup machine position. This position builds the machinist's skills and knowledge to efficiently perform and maintain the manufacturing processes manual turning machines to produce precision aerospace components.


  • Perform manufacturing processes including set up and operation of turning machinery as required with supervision.

  • Use manual inspection equipment as required, e.g. height stands, micrometers, indicators, dial bores, verniers, etc.

  • Work with aerospace materials such as aluminum, stainless steel, magnesium, titanium, and nickel alloys.

  • Follow customer quality requirements, and read/interpret operation sheets and work instructions.

  • Act as a role model, coach and train new associates to foster a team environment.

  • Adhere to established policies and company procedures and standard work

  • Support and participate in process improvement initiatives utilizing lean manufacturing tools and techniques as required.

  • Document and communicate manufacturing performance issues to maintain continuity between shifts and decrease machine downtime.

  • Maintain work areas and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.

  • Follow all safety policies, rules and regulations.

  • Other duties as assigned by Leads, Supervisors and/or Managers

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand or sit for extended period of time on a concrete manufacturing floor.

  • Fine motor skills with frequent hand and arm movement.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Moderate twisting and bending.

  • Moderate climbing on step stools or platforms.

Unusual Environmental Conditions:

  • Loud machining environment; exposure to aerospace metals, lubricants and chemicals.

Required Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Safety glasses/shields, appropriate manufacturing closed toed footwear, gloves, hearing protection may be required or other protective equipment as needed.


  • US Citizen or permanent resident.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Technical school graduate in machining (desired)

  • Minimum of 3 years of machining experience.

  • Proficient with machine setup.

  • Aerospace experience (desired).

  • Solid industrial mathematics knowledge.

  • Ability to work with tight tolerances.

  • Good written and verbal skills.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Ability to read technical drawings.

  • Ability to set, use or setup various measuring devices.

  • Strong problem solving skills.

  • Lean basic knowledge i.e. 5S, visual management.

  • Ability to read & interpret CMM reports

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 nine 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 $3.6 billion in sales in 2018 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 35 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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