Title:  CNC Programmer I - Entry Level


Ghent, KY, US, 41045

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 Primetals Ghent, KY facility conducts maintenance and reconditioning of conventional and new state-of-the-art slab casting equipment for Nucor Gallatin. The facility also offers engineering services, in-plant laser measurement services, plant millwright services, mechanical machining, fabrication, and welding services. Our expertise and technological advancements for the maintenance, repair and manufacture of continuous casting equipment, mold, segment, roll and related components allow us to provide our customers with an exceptional value in workmanship and quality assurance.


$5000 retention bonus!


Our Ghent, KY facility is currently hiring for the following 2nd shift  position: CNC Machinist/Programmer


Requirements -
· Current, valid driver license   

· Prior machining experience

· Proven ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly  

· High attention to detail and self-motivation skills  


    • Performs setup, programming, and operation of computer numerical controlled (CNC) machines
    • May also operate manual machines such as lathes, mills, and profile machines
    • Work is diversified, and machining is performed to ordinary tolerances
    • Makes programming and other adjustments to adhere to established specifications
    • 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 by crane, large parts and equipment
    • 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, 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: Covington