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Sr. Gear Inspector - 2nd Shift - Full Time

The Timken Company - Manchester, CT

Posted on 07/31/20 (Ref: CTAnGWsqIC)

Sr. Gear Inspector  - 2nd Shift - Manchester, CT - The Timken Company

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The Sr. Gear Lab Inspector position is primarily responsible for inspecting and recording dimensions of aerospace components per process sheets, Inspection reports, blueprints and applicable specifications utilizing specified gages and methods to ensure the quality requirements are met prior to presenting the final aerospace component to the customers.


  • Fulfill daily responsibilities in a team based manufacturing environment while maintaining and upholding Timken's core values.
  • Support manufacturing by measuring and assessing product quality using a variety of measurement techniques including: traditional surface plate layout techniques, variety of hand gauging methodologies and automated inspection equipment.
  • Timely and accurate product disposition, reporting and/or communication.
  • Perform first article inspections.
  • Presentation of inspected/received parts to various customer representatives and the resolution to any customer questions or concerns.
  • Support inspection operations by the development, support, qualification, maintenance and control of automated inspection programs.
  • Support calibration function by measuring and determining quality of specialized hard gages or masters.
  • Generate required documentation to ensure effective product traceability and record retention of inspection activities.
  • Operate M&M machines and faro machines
  • Participate in internal auditing functions, as appropriate, to ensure effective organizational operations.
  • Support organizational improvement activities by acting a team member in improvement functions.
  • Support organizational departmental cross training initiatives by becoming cross trained in various skill blocks within the Quality function as defined and agreed upon by supervision.
  • Act as a role model, coach and train new associates to foster a team environment
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Perform tasks as assigned by Supervisor and/or Team Leader.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to stand or sit for extended period of time.
  • Fine motor skills with frequent hand and arm movement.
  • Frequent twisting and bending.

Unusual Environmental Conditions:

  • Loud machining environment; exposure to aerospace metals, lubricants, and chemicals.

Required Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Safety glasses/shields, appropriate manufacturing closed toed footwear, gloves, hearing protection may be required or other protective equipment as needed.


  • US Citizen or Green Card holder
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3 Year of Aerospace Inspection Experience
  • Ability to use dimensional inspection tools, i.e. micrometers, calipers, bore gauges, thread gauges, etc.
  • Fluent in print / specification interpretation, GD&T and corresponding measurement techniques
  • Familiar with ISO / AS9100 and AS9102 requirements and/or Auditing Skills
  • Knowledgeable in ISO / AS9100 and AS9102 requirements.
  • Ability to operate M&M and faro machines.
  • Gear manufacturing experience strongly desired.
  • Industrial mathematics.
  • Solid written, verbal and computer skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills required.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Sr. Gear Inspector  - 2nd Shift - Manchester, CT - The Timken Company

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