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Lead Manufacturing Associate (Current Employee), Gaffney, SCJuly 28, 2014
Pros: job stability
Cons: few opportunities for advancement
Fast paced work environment with safety as a primary focus followed by producing quality product.
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Best rorational Schedule
Process Technician (Current Employee), Randleman, NCJuly 24, 2014
6 day weekend every month, best people to work with and great work environment
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Not a good place to work
steel worker (Current Employee), Canton, OHJune 30, 2014
Pros: pay and benefits are good
Cons: swing shift, have to work weekends and holidays, no time off
Not good to be an hourly employee here. They make you work swing shift even though they could get by with straight shifts. Research shows working swing shift will take about 7yrs off a persons life so less pension they have to pay. You will work all holidays except Christmas day. You will work most weekends. They claim to be diverse but in 4 departments – more... I was in all the bosses were white males. No females. No minorities. Only look into this place if you want to have no life and be treated like a prisoner. – less
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Nothing stays the same
AUDITOR II (Current Employee), Canton, OhioJune 7, 2014
Pros: new faces and new challeges daily
Cons: too little family life
The atmosphere is fairly relaxed. I have learned a great deal about the importance of controls within a company. This company is very driven about controls and we are very much supported by the top management It is much easier to go out in the field and do a great job for the company when you have the support by management. I enjoy working with my co-workers. – more... We have a great group of individuals in the Audit Department. That is important since we could travel together for long time periods of time together. The hardest part of my job is being away from my family so often but it is also a blessing to come home. The most enjoyable part of my job is meeting so many different people all over the world. I'm always learning and my job is always different. The tests may be the same but how I get the results may not be the same. – less
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Great learning experiences, sound management.
Programmer/Analyst (Former Employee), Canton, OHJune 3, 2014
Pros: great projects, helpfull associates and management.
Cons: on-call after hours and low pay comparisions.
I was able to experience some great projects while at The Timken Company; from bearings to steel, to HR and payroll. The management was both exacting and supportive. They expected a lot, but they also supported your needs. Their training for their IT associates was excellent and was very individualized. The training period typically lasted 6 month to – more... 9 months. While I finished in 3 months, I was ready for my selection of departments. After training I was provided choices of which department to support. Kudos to them for the great training and experience of awesome projects! The most difficult part of my career there was supporting IT systems requiring on-call after hours and long weekends. – less
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Plant Closure
Manufacturing Systems Coordinator (Former Employee), Clinton, SCJune 2, 2014
ok place to work. then we lost our jobs. Employees were great to work with.
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Worked for a global company with muti-cultural atmosphere
Supervisor Security / Fire (Current Employee), Corporate OfficesMay 2, 2014
Pros: worked with a lot of respectful associates
Cons: many meetings that ran over weekly
I was fortunate enough to have a shift that was very respectful. My manager would take the time out of her busy schedule and teach me the budget and how to save money during this process. I will forever be greatful for her and her time.

My 33 years of service has been rewarding and have been rewarded
also.
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analyst (Current Employee), Canton, OHApril 24, 2014
Pros: hours, pay, benefits
Cons: you worked until your job was done often taking work home, micromanaged, nepotism
Management sucks. Pay is good. Benefits and hours aren't that bad. Lack of fairness from employee to employee. What is Ok for one person isn't OK for another. Micromanaged all day long. Nepotism in full effect- people got jobs bc of who they knew and not educational background and experience. Felt bad for those who were qualified. Manager played favorites, – more... but I guess you can have these instances at any place of employment. – less
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bad management
Utility and Material Handler (Current Employee), Duncan, SCApril 21, 2014
Pros: 40 hrs +
Cons: everything else
do not apply at timken you will work every day of the week except sunday (somethimes). Bad management and low pay
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Good Place to work
Final Inspector (Current Employee), Keene, NHApril 21, 2014
Pros: great lunch food and nice people to work with
Cons: short breaks
Timken is a good place to work,
Sometimes hectic. I have learned many different things during my time there. Anytime you ask a question someone is ready with the answer.
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Packaging Analyst (Current Employee), Canton, OHApril 13, 2014
Day to Day includes building GPRs (Global Packaging Records), entering materials in GPDB (Global Packaging Database), correcting pack configurations. Larger projects ongoing include returnable analysis for customers and PK Code reduction.
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Machine operator
Gardner Machine operator (Former Employee), Gaffney, SCApril 13, 2014
Machine Operator for gardner machine.
Learned how to read a micrometer and mack perception measurements.
management was not around much it was a be you own boss type plant.
Co-workers worked just as hard as the man next to them.
hardest part o the job was the long work hours.
most enjoyable time was machine teardowns.
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great people and management
i d grinder (Former Employee), gaffney s cApril 2, 2014
great company but worked as temp for 2 years layed 4 three mts an hired back 4 9 mts and layed off again great people to work with
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Not enough work flow to keep me busy.
CNC Lathe Operator (Former Employee), Manchester, CTMarch 30, 2014
Pros: plenty of overtime and a short commmute
Cons: poor healthcare package
Very long days with no work. I didnt learn much at all. Machines were to old and outdated . Management was very good . I had good relations with my co-workers.The hardest part of my job was running old cnc lathes .
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Leading by example and supports continuous improvement
Customer Relations Management Analyst (Current Employee), Canton, OHMarch 28, 2014
Pros: implement new ways of doing business
Cons: 401k, bonuses
Excellent relationships with Management, team members and customers alike. Enjoy learning new skills and completely tasks in a timely manner.
Demonstrates continuous improvement of day to day activities in operations.
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Plant moving to SC
Maintenance Technician (Current Employee), Canton, GAMarch 24, 2014
A great place to work, to bad they are moving the plant out of the state
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A good place to learn new skills and meet great people
Sr. Manufacturing Administrative Processor (Former Employee), Canton, OhioMarch 20, 2014
Pros: good health benefits and good pay
Cons: working in all weather, dirty environment, lots of stress when production didn't go as planned
Though Timken is a well respected company, it wasn't the right fit for me. There is no compassion for workers family life and unexpected issues that come with having a family. Being the lowest person on the organizational chart, I was given many duties that helped others, it taught me better organizational skills and prioritizing time. My co-workers – more... were very helpful on the hourly side, but I didn't receive much respect from the salary side since I was an hourly person with salary responsibilities. The most enjoyable part of my job was learning the process of a steel mill and earning respect for the associates that worked on shifts. It's a very dangerous job, and can be very intense at times. – less
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World's largest bearing manufacturer
Sr. Customer Relations Management Analyst (Former Employee), Smyrna, GAMarch 17, 2014
Pros: great benefits
Cons: moving operations to canton, ohio
Excellent company to work for. Moving operations for the Atlanta office to Canton, Ohio.
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Excellent place to work.
Analyst- Global Sales & Engineering Development (Current Employee), Canton, OHMarch 10, 2014
Learned The Timken business and products and front ends. Very focus goal oriented on an individual basis. Great incentive is merit pay and raise at the end of year.
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steady work good people to work around
cnc operatoer (Current Employee), eaton ohioMarch 9, 2014
Pros: bonus every year i have 15 days vacation can ajust hours when needed 401k
Cons: health plan very expenceive people not treated equal or fair lots of favortism
work is good not very fast advancement . there is a lot of stand out favoritism i just want to be treated fair. i like the people i work with and the job is pretty easy.

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About Timken

The Timken Company keeps its bearings straight. The company makes bearings that find their way into products from consumer appliances to – Read more