Title:  Machinist I - Entry Level


Decatur, AL, US, 35601

Job Description: 

As pioneers at heart, we explore what’s next in metals production. We are driven to pioneer new solutions that will define tomorrow’s world of metals. We aim high, we try hard, and we persevere. Our curiosity fuels our passion to find new frontiers. It is what gets us up in the morning. But there is something else we care about, and that is our customers in the steel industry. It is Primetals Technologies' mission to provide the best-possible support to metals producers around the world in all kinds of scenarios: from turn-key projects and the installation of new production lines to upgrades and metallurgical services, we build close partnerships with our customers to ensure that their operations remain profitable for years to come. We stand at the forefront of innovation for the global steel industry—for our customers, who expect us to push the boundaries of steel production. This is who we are, and this is what we stand for.


The Decatur Facility handles maintenance and reconditioning of thin and conventional slab casters. The facility also offers engineering services, in plant laser measurement services, plant

millwright services, mechanical machining of both large and small components, fabrication and welding services. Our expertise and technological advancements for the maintenance, repair and manufacture of continuous casting mold, segment, roll and related components allow us to provide our customers an exceptional value in workmanship and quality assurance with each job.


Our Decatur, AL facility is currently seeking to fill a 2nd shift Machinist position.

Applicants must pass a pre-employment physical exam and drug screen.

Classification and base pay rate will be dependent upon skillset and prior experience.

Requirements -

· Current, valid driver license  

· Excellent mechanical skills

· Strong attention to detail and accuracy

· Solid written and verbal communication skills

· Proficient in math

· Minimum of 1 year of machining experience (CNC or Manual)

· Apprenticeship or vocational training preferred

· This position requires no programming experience.  However, applicants possessing programming

  capabilities will receive priority consideration.



  • Operates manual machines such as lathes, mills, and profile machines
  • Work is diversified, and machining is performed to ordinary tolerances
  • Monitors work to ensure that machine is operating properly
  • Works from drawings and written instructions to create replacement and new parts, and in making repairs to existing parts and equipment.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of various metals and of measurements used in machining processes
  • Determines dimensions and tolerances of piece to be machined, sequence of operations and machines required by studying specifications, such as blueprints, sketches, damaged parts, or descriptions of parts
  • Computes cutting speeds, feed rates and dimensions
  • Prepares and pre-sets all tools needed for machining operations
  • Responsible for rigging and transporting large parts and equipment by crane
  • Inspects machined work pieces to verify conformance to specifications
  • Performs housekeeping of machine and work area
  • Daily maintenance check of machine

Primetals Technologies offers a full range of benefits, including paid time off, and

    • Insurance – Medical – including an HSA option, dental, vision, accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, life & accidental death
    • Financial – Tool purchase program, 401(k), flexible spending accounts, education reimbursement, quarterly bonus, and employee referral bonuses.


At Primetals Technologies, we value difference for the benefit of our Employees, our Customers, and our Community. Primetals Technologies is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.

Nearest Major Market: Decatur