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The Timken Company

Lateral Press Operator - 1st Shift 1

The Timken Company - Lenexa, KS


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Installs specified spacers between cones on the machine and ram; using measuring instruments. May set up and operate machine to separate or compress parts preparatory to assembly. May install gears and cams to synchronize the action of multiple ram, feed and position actions of automatic presses. Other tasks as assigned by the supervisor or company management.

Overall Purpose:

Sets up and operates the lateral press to assemble steel products by crimping, shaping, locking, staking or press fitting.

Essential Functions:

1. Installs specified spacer on machine bed and ram, using hands and hand tools.

2. Moves controls to rower ram that bends, clinches, or forces parts together.

3. Operates machine to separate parts.

Physical Demands & Frequency:

Requires occasional heavy lifting, reaching, handling, fingering, and near acuity.

A. Position: Standing.

B. Weights & Force: Up to 75 pounds.

C. Use of Controls: Operates lateral press.

General Educational Development:

Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Information may be presented in written, oral or diagrammatic form and requires a common sense understanding to be applied in order to carry out the instructions.

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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The Timken Company


Lateral Press Operator - 1st Shift 1 The Timken Company - Lenexa, KS, United States


Location: Lenexa, KS

Company Profile:
As a global industrial technology leader, we apply our deep knowledge of metallurgy, friction management and power transmission to improve the reliability and efficiency of machinery all around the world. We engineer, manufacture and market mechanical components and high-performance steel. Our bearings, engineered-steel bars and tubes -- as well as transmissions, gearboxes, chain and related products and services -- support diversified markets worldwide.