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Multi-Machine Operator at The Timken Company in South Haven, Michigan

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Multi-Machine Operator

Set up and operate equipment involved in performing operations such as Sawing, Broaching, Stamping, Drill and Tap on items similar in nature, but varying in size by performing the following duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Sets-up and operates production machinery, and other items similar in nature.
  • Reads blueprint or job order for product specifications such as dimensions and tolerances, and tooling instructions such as fixtures, feed rates, cutting speeds, and determines sequence of operations
  • Selects, positions and secures tool in tool holder (chuck, collet or tool post),
  • Positions and secures work piece in holding device, machine table, chuck, centers or fixtures.
  • Moves controls to position tool and work piece in relations to each other, and set specified feeds, speeds and depth of cut.
  • Changes holding fixtures, tools, and tool holders. Sets up fixture or feeding device, starts machine, and turns handwheel to feed tool to work piece or vice versa, and engages feed.
  • Adjusts speeds and feeds
  • Changes dull or broken tooling
  • Load and unload parts from machinery.
  • Turns valve handle to direct flow of coolant or cutting oil against tool and work piece.
  • Replenish coolant reservoir
  • Observes operation of machine and verifies conformance of machined work piece to specifications. Maintains quality standards, checking and recording dimension and or specifications as needed; notify supervisor of any defective product or processes.
  • Moves materials, parts, tool and containers.
  • Notify's supervisor regarding difficulties with tool and materials or malfunctions of equipment.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs
  • Basic blue print reading
  • Ability to read/write in English
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Authorized to work in the US

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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