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Requisition ID:  11992
Category:  Manufacturing
Career level: 
Contract type:  Permanent

Production Support Person



Reports to:  Shipping Manager

Location:  Falconer, NY



Job Summary - Shipper



  • Does daily sweep with magnet in wash tank start up checks as required. 
  • Receives assembly orders and/or preservation routers orders noting bearing number, specifications, special customer markings, quantity as required, together with general and special instructions where necessary.
  • Straps bearings performs clean tests per procedures and signs off various logs.
  • Loads product into basket, wash product and transfer into baskets for dip/dry oven system.



  • Clean test, strap, log and wash product.
  • Perform air particle tests, draw samples from tanks per procedures for testing.  
  • Perform tests on packaging as required and maintain logs.
  • Wrap, box, label bearings and parts.
  • Operate pressure grease table and dip tanks.
  • Load and unload trucks and vans when required.


Shipment Packing Area – General:

  • To count, pack and/or move bearings and parts for shipment according to established procedures packing necessary shipping records.
  • Transfer product to and from various locations.


Truck Driving:

  • Operates straight body motor truck, loading and unloading as necessary, making pick-ups and deliveries per instructions.


Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.


Work Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in an industrial environment working as a machine operator, with demonstrated proficiencies in shop math, measuring and gauging, blueprint reading and grinding theory. 
  • Or have attained certification in machine trades and/or grinding technology from a Vo Tech educational facility.


Machines and Equipment:                         

  • Tape dispenser and label dispenser.  Various sealing machines, magnifying glass, hand trucks, step ladders, pushcart, dip tanks, power chain hoist, pressure grease table and oven system.
  • Hand trucks, gondolas, movable table, paper cutter.
  • Weighing scale, conveyor, hand or power lift truck, computer and keyboard, label printer, various banding machines, gaussmeter, hoist (manual or electric), and small hand tools.
  • Telephone, computer, adding machine, duplicating machine, various files.  Necessary gauges and measuring equipment to perform inspection duties.
  • Torque tester(s), microscope(s), demagnetizing machine, pallet plastic wrap machine/handheld plastic wrap tool.
  • Tow motor, straight road truck, company van.


Tools used:  Step ladder, pushcart and small hand tools. Impregnated and laminated paper, aluminum foil, bags, boxes, cartons, plastic tubes, tapes and labels, date stamps, baskets, rope slings, syringes and miscellaneous hand tools.  Small hand tools, bending straps, scriber, magnifying glass, tweezers and pick,


Materials Processed:                                

  • Cardboard cartons, stickers, labels, wrapping paper and bags.
  • Assembled bearings and individual component parts.  Various steels.
  • Bearings, parts, and miscellaneous items. 
  • Paperwork.  Bearing types, stainless, and hi-speed steel, plated parts, various ferrous and non-ferrous alloys.
  • Bearings and bearing parts, packaging, various items.


Physical Demands:   

  • Standing generally; walking and carrying cartons and bags from stock bins, minimal climbing (using step ladder).
  • Various postures; handles large bearings at work bench; transports parts within his/her area; use of hand truck sitting, lifting; pushing hand trucks and/or movable tables or gondolas. Use of hoists.
  • Handles and transports packed containers, use of machinery and equipment as required.
  • Sitting, trucking, word processing.



What You’ll Love About SKF:

Rest and Relaxation. Vacation is accrued beginning the July 1 immediately following your Hire Date and eligible for 13 paid holidays! 


Health and Wellness BenefitsSKF cares about the wellbeing of our employees. Excellent medical and dental plans to fit your needs; a wellness plan that includes biometric screening and health risk assessment for you and your spouse! 


Invest in your Future. SKF offers amazing retirement options!  Participate in our 401K program that boasts a per pay period 6% deposit to your Vanguard account (100% Vested). 


Much more! Growth opportunities, employee assistance program, life insurance, vehicle discount programs, and with so many benefits to working for SKF, we could not name them all! 




To Learn more about SKF Please visit the website:

About SKF

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 75 billion and the number of employees ca 41,000.

Nearest Major Market: Jamestown