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Career Opportunities at Yates Industries

Yates Industries, Inc., founded in 1972, is a multi-state, new cylinder manufacturing and repair operation.  We pride ourselves on our ability to return a cylinder to its original specification or better “The First Time, Every Time” and servicing the industry worldwide.  From cradle to grave, our services include Inventory on Demand, In-House Welding, Machining, Engineering, Testing and Replacements from primary metals to plastics manufacturing.  We are currently seeking qualified applicants for several positions within the organization at our St. Clair Shores, MI, Decatur AL and Austell, GA facilities.


Assembler, Afternoon Shift, St. Clair Shores, MI  


Full Time, Afternoons, immediate opening. Qualified candidate will be a self-motivated, self-directed individual and have experience in a manufacturing environment.


·       Must be able to read a tape measure.

·       Familiar with both micrometers and caliper measuring tools.

·       Able to read blue prints.

·       Knowledge of how seals hold pressure and able to assemble cylinders, dry test and check dimensions.

·       Must be mechanically inclined.



·       Review all job orders as lined up on assembly conveyor.

·       Prioritize job orders to be completed each day by due date.

·       Assemble each job order according to detailed instructions.

·       Inspect for dimensional accuracy and perform dimensional inspections to ensure conformance with sales order requirements.

·       Prepare assembled job for move to next station.

·       Complete required verification documents for each assembly order


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At Yates Industries, we truly care for our employees, fostering a sense of family among and across the workforce.  Join the Yates Industries Team and get away from that feeling of “it’s just a job” – start on your path to a rewarding career with great growth potential.  Our in-house training opportunities can help to get you started, the next step is up to you.

All positions offer very competitive wages, great benefits packages, a clean work environment and shift premiums (where applicable).

Rev. 08/04/2015