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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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Saw Operator: Decatur, AL:

The qualified candidate will be a self-motivated, self-directed individual. Must have 1-2 year experience in a metal working job shop environment.


  • Review all paperwork for jobs and arrange according to material type, size, and priority
  • Receiving inspection and identification for all raw materials
  • Identify raw material per blueprint specifications.
  • Operation of 4 Band saws for all cutting operations.
  • Familiar with speeds and feeds for cutting steel, cast iron, bronze, and aluminum
  • Clean and organize work area daily
  • Any other shop related duties as needed.

Minimum qualifications/experience requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Able to prioritize jobs.
  • Able to work a minimum of 40 hours per week.
  • Mechanical background
  • Ability to read basic blueprints.
  • Able to read a tape measure and calipers
  • Prior saw cutting experience a plus

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