Website The Timken Company

Welder Set Up/Pintle Job Highlights

Title Pintle/Welder Set-Up
Type Full Time
Experience 2-5 Years
Function Other
Location Fulton, IL, United States
Company The Timken Company

Company Profile

The Timken Company is a global industrial leader with a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission solutions. The company specializes in power transmission, friction management, bearings, rail, consumer, automotive, aerospace, construction, defense, energy, industrial equipment, health, machine tool, heavy industry, positioning control, and power generation.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Welder Set-up who will perform repetitive duties, welding components to various sized chains.

The welder will work from shop orders, verbal instructions provided, and blueprints.

Educational Qualification

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have 2 to 5 years of manufacturing welding experience.
  • Blueprint Reading


  • Complete all training necessary to ensure all job specifications are met.
  • Detect faulty operation of equipment or defective material and refer questionable cases to supervisor. Maintain tools, equipment, and work area in a proper manner.
  • Inspect welds for proper location and make minor adjustments to the position of the welder gun.
  • Must be knowledgeable in and practice all safety practices/procedures.
  • Place the finished chain on a pallet. When flight welding, must be able to lift chain from pallet to weld bench and back to pallet when completed.
  • Responsible for quality: Accept training in blueprint reading, use of gauges and measuring tools common to manufacturing, along with related statistical process control principles and other quality control procedures.
  • Set heat temperatures on welders. Hand crank material into location. Position attachment or flight and activate welder; inspect the weld and make minor adjustments as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Mathematical Skills-

  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Language Skills-

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and complete necessary production forms.
  • Ability to speak effectively with fellow employees and/or customers.

Reasoning Ability-

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, schedule, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several variables; problem-solving ability.

Work Environment

  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.
  • Frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, and vibration.
  • Occasionally exposed to extreme heat and risk of electrical shock.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Demands

  • Frequently required to stand, sit, use hands/arms.
  • Regularly required to talk, hear at a conversational level, and smell.
  • Occasionally required to walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Regularly lift/move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift/move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift/move up to 50 pounds.
  • Moving/lifting greater than 50 pounds requires assistance from another employee or a lifting device/hoist.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Employer’s Statement

Timken is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences, and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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