Timken

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Timken in AZ is a joke!

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Former Employee - Project Manager in Tucson, AZ
Former Employee - Project Manager in Tucson, AZ

I worked at Timken

Pros

Excellent pay, benefits and good co-workers.

Cons

Incompetent Arizona management. Constant turn over and loss of amazing talent. Working for Timken was nothing less than working for almost a dot com start-up.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Get act together, workforce is low morale.

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

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    Timken - Where You Are Turned Out

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    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Mesa, AZ
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Mesa, AZ

    I worked at Timken

    Pros

    Timken offers above average salary, compensation and benefits. Those who fit the corporate culture are offered advanced off-site training and development. Facilities are generally clean and offer adequate break spaces and vending machines. Office space for managers is nice, and cubes are decent. Supplies are ordered consistently. Parking is abundant and secure.

    Cons

    Timken offers little job stability. Frequent mergers and acqusitions create high involuntary and voluntary turnover. Those that remain exhibit survivor guilt and job protection mentality and behavior. Warehouse and technical training and certification is non-existent, which is disturbing since the company makes airplane parts. Timken reports higher than average safety violations and injuries, even deaths.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Corporate needs to pay more attention to long-term strategic direction. Short-term focus has compromised quality, which has life and death impact for an aerospace manufacturer.

    Disapproves of CEO
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    Great company - Still going strong after decades. Good pay/benefits.

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    Current Employee - SBA - Steel Business Associate in Canton, OH
    Current Employee - SBA - Steel Business Associate in Canton, OH

    I have been working at Timken

    Pros

    Lots of room for advancement in Canton, Ohio, domestically and internationally. Business casual dress makes working at Timken comfortable. Good pay and benefits.

    Cons

    There is somewhat of a line in the sand between hourly and salary employees. It is often a challenge to compromise on issues. Also, the "new generation" of workes starting at Timken are sometimes given a hard time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be sure to acknowledge what lower level employes do for each department. Sometimes the daily tasks that help keep the business running smoothly are easily forgotten about. Also, keep an open line of communication with EVERYONE.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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