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Inventory Attendant in Manchester, CT at The Timken Company

Date Posted: 10/23/2018

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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 Inventory Attendant is a position that receives, maintains and disburses inventory for manufacture and assembly.  This position utilizes the attendant’s skills and knowledge to efficiently process and accurately maintain the inventory required to produce precision aerospace components.


  • Compiles and keeps records of quantity, type, and value of material, property, equipment, merchandise, or supplies.
  • Issue inventory for manufacture and assembly to satisfy production requirements.
  • Visually inspect components for conformance to specifications.
  • Verifies record computations against physical count of inventory and adjusts errors in computation or count, or investigates and reports reasons for discrepancies.
  • Ensure that standard procedures are followed in all aspects of work including product verification, inventory transactions, cycle counting, documentation, and material handling.
  • Participate in process improvement initiatives utilizing lean manufacturing tools and techniques.
  • Act as a role model, coach and trainer for new associates to foster a team environment.
  • Maintain work areas and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations.
  • Support improvement projects as assigned.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand or sit for extended period of time.
  • 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.
  • Utilization of forklifts (forklift experience desired)

Unusual Environmental Conditions: 

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

Required Personal Protective Equipment:

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

Qualifications - Required

  • Qualifications - Required

  • US Citizen or permanent resident.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent. 
  • 1+ year of experience in an inventory or manufacturing role.
  • Basic math or industrial mathematics desired. 
  • Good written and verbal skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to read technical drawings.
  • Ability to use or setup mechanical devises.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong problem solving skills. 
  • Strong organizational skills.

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


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