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Timken Reviews

Updated January 13, 2018
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  • Management is clueless and upper management stays out of everything (in 11 reviews)

  • dont like to hire temps to full time regardless of skill level or length of employment (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Setup Oerator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Timken full-time

    Pros

    Great Company to work for

    Cons

    Long term employees have gotten complacent and do just what is needed to earn a check

    Advice to Management

    Promote supervisors from within the orgabization


  2. "Operator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, but there are other companies paying more in the area.

    Cons

    Management is lacking at this facility.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the people and they will listen to you.

  3. "Looking better"

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    Current Employee - Grinder in Gambrinus, OH
    Current Employee - Grinder in Gambrinus, OH

    I have been working at Timken full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Wages, work is picking up.

    Cons

    2 many chiefs not enough injuns

    Advice to Management

    reward top performers better.


  4. "Senior Process Equipment Operator"

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    Former Employee - Senior Process Equipment Operator in Altavista, VA
    Former Employee - Senior Process Equipment Operator in Altavista, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Timken (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Team environment working together to make production and solve problems
    Great benefits
    Good hours

    Cons

    Plant has shut down and moved to Lincolnton NC


  5. "Operations coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Timken full-time

    Pros

    Great working environment, and a small close-knit staff

    Cons

    Location of Eaton Ohio is far from Dayton and Indianapolis.


  6. "Timken"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Duncan, SC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Duncan, SC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Timken full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great solid company to work for.

    Cons

    Need more workforce desperately in all areas.

    Advice to Management

    Need more workforce desperately.


  7. "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.

  8. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Timken full-time

    Pros

    I learned a lot not only about bearings but of the entire industry to which we supplied bearings. Lots of independence with support when needed. Great work/life balance in my position.

    Cons

    Below average pay. The mothership in Canton, OH pulls all the strings. They can and will override your decisions at any time for any or no reason.


  9. "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!


  10. "Product failure"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Timken full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work and work friendly

    Cons

    Management is not up to par and communication needs improvement

    Advice to Management

    Improve management skills and employee incentives leads to improvement of products and Quality work


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