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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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Manual Lathe Operator- St. Clair Shores, MI:

Qualified candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a job shop environment.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Retrieve job paperwork left in workstation bin for first order of the day.
  • Review detail of the job.
  • Review/receive Seal Sheet from dis-assembly for part.
  • Determine if print supplied or need to draw print for part.
  • Design part for job.
  • Process part on manual lathe machine.
  • Qualifications and Skills

Willing to train individual who has the following knowledge:

  • Able to set up and operate conventional lathes/milling machines.
  • Familiar with 3 and 4 jaw chucks.
  • OD and ID threading
  • Able to read blueprints.
  • Able to use all types of micrometers, close tolerances and surface finishes.
  • Familiar with machining cold rolled steel, bronze, cast iron, aluminum and some heat-treated materials.

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. 01/07/2019