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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.

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Qualified candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience with CNC (Computer Numerical Control) setup and programming.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Maintain safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  • Maintain equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements, troubleshoot malfunctions.
  • Produce quality machined parts by programming, setting up and operating thru part completion.
  • Write, store and retrieve programs for machining parts.
  • Prioritize work orders for timely completion to accommodate customer needs.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Running, Set up, programming vertical & horizontals
  • G code knowledge
  • Skilled in programming and operating CNC Mazak Lathes.
  • Mazak controls.
  • Nexus.
  • Write programs in mazatrol controller and store programs.
  • PC fusion 640m.
  • Able to read blueprints.
  • Strong math skills.
  • Analyze job orders, drawings, blueprints and/or specifications in order to calculate dimensions, tool selection, machine speeds, and feed rates.
  • Can use inspection equipment such as micrometers, depth mic’s, O.D. mic’s, thread gauges and calipers.

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).

All applicants: Physical, drug screen and background check required.

Yates Industries BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Blue Cross
  • Rx
  • VSP vision
  • Principal Dental PPO
  • FSA
  • 401K with match
  • Short Term Disability
  • Critical Illness insurance
  • Life Insurance

Rev. 05/22/2019