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Timken Canton Reviews

Updated July 19, 2017
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Pros
  • Great work/life balance in my position (in 16 reviews)

  • Pay and benefits are competitive and the upper management is very conservative with money (in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • Management is clueless and upper management stays out of everything (in 10 reviews)

  • Little to no accountability for indirect personnel (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Timken Review"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern - Hourly in North Canton, OH
    Former Intern - Intern - Hourly in North Canton, OH
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Timken as an intern

    Pros

    Great pay
    Nice co-workers
    Pretty offices
    Flexible intern schedule
    Cafeteria

    Cons

    Snobby environment
    No one really talked, despite having an open office layout
    Sometimes had a holier-than-thou attitude about certain things
    Silo-ed to a point

    Advice to Management

    Open up to employees. Don't act so "corporate."


  2. "Once a decent company steadily going downhill.."

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    Former Intern - Intern - Hourly in North Canton, OH
    Former Intern - Intern - Hourly in North Canton, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Timken as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Pay, professional atmosphere, personable co-workers, knowledgeable staff

    Cons

    Company started outsourcing jobs, overly concerned about money

    Advice to Management

    Treat your current employees right or they will continue to leave to work elsewhere

  3. "Finance Intern - Tax Dept."

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    Former Intern - Tax & Treasury in North Canton, OH
    Former Intern - Tax & Treasury in North Canton, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Timken as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Company has a tremendous amount of growth opportunity, competitive pay, and top notch people working around you.

    Cons

    No cons for The Timken Company.

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  4. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Canton, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Canton, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Timken full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    There are many career growth opportunities.

    Cons

    Recently, there seems to be poor employee retention.

    Advice to Management

    Some policies don't seem to be in line with competitors.


  5. "Global Tool Design"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Canton, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Canton, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Timken full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Currently not too many Pros

    Cons

    Alot of the jobs are being shipped off-shore

    Advice to Management

    There are off shore Managers too!


  6. "HAPPY EMPLOYEE"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in North Canton, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in North Canton, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Timken (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Commitment to ethics & integrity. Work challenge. Career opportunities. Family & team environment.

    Cons

    Nothing I don't like about the Company


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in North Canton, OH
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in North Canton, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Timken full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Benefits are good and pay is best in the area. People are amazing (as long as they're not your boss)

    Cons

    Management is clueless and upper management stays out of everything. Feels like managers are out to get you rather than progressing your career

    Advice to Management

    Don't forget the little that helps run the company

  8. Helpful (1)

    "A positive outlook that went down the tubes."

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    Former Employee - Audit in Canton, OH
    Former Employee - Audit in Canton, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Timken full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    New building, good IT staff, high standards. Tremendous spending and waste by executives during layoffs.

    Cons

    Old cultures, anti-social environment. Vertical and horizontal movement is stagnant.

    Advice to Management

    Make the company more attractive to talent.


  9. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Senior Customer Relations Management Representative in North Canton, OH
    Current Employee - Senior Customer Relations Management Representative in North Canton, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Timken full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Career advancement, and other opportunities

    Cons

    Sometimes slow career advancement if sales are down.


  10. "Summer Intern - World Headquarters Canton, OH"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Management Intern in North Canton, OH
    Former Employee - Project Management Intern in North Canton, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Timken (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -Good pay, especially for such a cheap area to live (17-21/hr, depending on class year)
    -Incredibly honest and transparent people. Timken takes integrity and ethics very seriously.
    -Beautiful office environment. Good/cheap food available in cafeteria.

    Cons

    -Only major con is being in such a boring location. Timken is a GREAT place to work, but Ohio just isn't too interesting.


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