Journeyman Machinist

Date: Sep 17, 2023

Location: Canton, OH, United States, 44706

Company: TimkenSteel

How do you manufacture the world’s cleanest alloy steel? How do you help your customers push the bounds of what’s possible? With a smart and passionate team of people who are focused on a strong set of core values, on giving their best every day, and who are proud of the contributions they’re making to our company and community. People who want to make a difference.

Journeyman Machinist- External posting

Journeyman Machinist- this position is responsible for laying out work, setting up and operating machine tools and performing any dismantling, fitting or assembly work required for plant maintenance or construction. Employees in this position are responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Be a motivated team member responsible for miscellaneous machining duties within a world-class manufacturing facility.
  • Receive and interpret instructions and prints regarding varying work assignments.
  • Interpret drawings and sketches, as well as plan and determine working procedure.
  • Perform layout work and make sketches of parts as required.
  • Calculate and determine dimensions, tapers, indices, and other data by using shop formulas and handbooks.
  • Select and grind tools for the job in accordance with hardness, machinability and other properties of parts or materials to be machined.
  • Procure or make jigs, fixtures, or machine attachments, required for the job.
  • Set up, program, and operate machine tools, adjusting stops, feed and speed for efficient machining.
  • Machine parts to precision tolerances and specified finishes.
  • Operate radio-controlled crane to load and unload machines and transport materials.
  • Assist maintenance personnel in making repairs.
  • Check and measure work with gauges, micrometers, calipers, and other precision measuring instruments.
  • Dismantle machinery and equipment.
  • Assemble, fit, level, align, and adjust machinery and equipment to very close tolerances.
  • Works in shop or plant as required.
  • Demonstrate the ability to problem solve.
  • Perform miscellaneous work such as lubricate machines and equipment, hook and unhook lifts, fill out in time reports and work tickets, and keep equipment and work area clean and orderly for safe and efficient asset management.

Physical requirements:

  • Ability to frequently lift up to 50 pounds; rarely lifts between 50-75 pounds.
  • Ability to work with machinery with moving parts.
  • Ability to stand frequently.
  • Ability to work in extreme temperatures.
  • Ability to operate crane, truck, or motor vehicle.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • At least a high school diploma/GED. Technical training certificate and/or Journeyman certificate and 5 years of experience in machining. 


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