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CNC Machinist in Ferndale, WA at The Timken Company

Date Posted: 6/5/2018

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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.

The CNC Machinist position is a member of the Shop team responsible for producing high quality parts. This position is a full time position based in Ferndale, WA. Timken provides competitive pay and benefits (including 401k) that start on your first day. Offering a $1,000 Sign-On Bonus (after successful completion of 6 months employment). The salary for this position is commensurate with experience and transferable skills and abilities, ranging from $44k-$52k.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Set up and operate mechanical equipment including lathes, mills, saws, oven, blenders, grinders, polishing equipment, counting equipment, and hand tools
  • Run production, monitoring parts and equipment to ensure accurate high quality parts are made safely and as efficiently as possible. 
  • Complete required paperwork including but not limited to production batches, work orders, time sheets, maintenance log, and transfer sheets.
  • Assemble parts according to specifications; follow prints or verbal directions to put together parts using hand and power tools and other assembly as necessary
  • Master all critical manufacturing operations: forklift driving, sawing, deburing, tumbling, dishwasher / washing and polishing
  • Skilled at using standard shop tools: arbor press, hammer, nails, ruler, tape measure, vise, weigh scale, assembly drawing, shop prints
  • Use blueprints and design sketches to ensure the proper dimensions and tolerance levels of finished parts
  • Follow safe machine shop practices and directions, asking questions as needed to do the assigned work 
  • Contribute ideas to improve manufacturing processes
  • Inform shop lead of situations that may pose a significant risk to the products, facilities and employee safety or customer satisfaction.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent, minimum
  • 5+ years machine shop experience
  • Able to perform simple setup tasks (ie., jaw change, tool change)
  • Experience with common machinist inspection tools
  • Able to visually check and monitor machined parts and tooling
  • Deburring experience
  • Ability to measure English and metric numbers with shop-provided gauges and established procedures 
  • Ability to review and work from production schematics and engineering drawings
  • Math skills, including understanding of fractions, decimals and the metric system
  • Good computer skills and familiarity with Window-based programs (Outlook, Word, Excel) 
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Must be a self-starter, have good problem solving ability and able to work with minimal supervision
  • A fast learner committed to learning and performing this position for the short and long term

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.

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