Process Associate

Date: Sep 14, 2023

Location: Columbus, NC, United States, 28722

Company: TimkenSteel

Discover career-defining opportunities at TimkenSteel.


TimkenSteel manufactures some of the cleanest alloy steels in the world to advance critical products in the world’s most demanding applications and supply chains. At our Tryon Peak plant in Columbus, NC, we use our technical knowledge, application expertise, and production and engineering capabilities to consistently deliver high-performance products and services.



Responsible for operations of floor production equipment, including material handling and movement, manufacturing, gauging, inspection, and packing.




This position is responsible for, but not limited to the following:

  • Set-up and operate equipment in accordance with saw instructions and all other written documentation.  
  • Meet efficiency goals set per job on each piece of equipment that is running.
  • Produce quality parts within customer specification ensuring proper gauging requirements are met. 
  • Capable of operating plant equipment including CNC and non-CNC band saws, cold saws, deburr units, forklift trucks, side loaders, and shipping/support equipment.
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance and minor repairs to production equipment.
  • Record physical production, inventory changes, and complete all process control and product quality documentation as required.
  • Support plant continuous improvement programs.  
  • Operate safely within a team environment, including participation in team problem solving.  Communicate effectively and support a team philosophy.
  • Demonstrate basic computer skills for data entry and RF scanning of material and production orders.
  • Develop individual knowledge and skills to promote safety, quality, cost efficient operation, and customer responsiveness.
  • Assist in training new employees on equipment qualified to operate.
  • Overtime as needed.


Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equilavlent 


Preferred Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equilavlent with 2 years' experience in manufacturing environment. 


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.  #CB