Machinist I - Entry Level

Company Name:  Primetals Technologies USA LLC

Columbus, MS, US, 39701


Primetals Technologies is a joint venture of Mitsubishi-Hitachi Metals Machinery and partners. Operating globally, Primetals Technologies offers a world-class technology product portfolio to guarantee excellence in metals production across the entire value chain - from the raw materials to the finished product. 

The Columbus Facility is the exclusive caster maintenance supplier for Steel Dynamic’s state-of-the-art steel facility capable of generating 3.4 million tons of quality steel annually. Our expertise and technological advancements for the maintenance, repair and manufacture of continuous caster mold, segments, rolls and related components allow us to provide our customers an exceptional value in workmanship and quality assurance with every job.

Our Columbus, MS facility is currently seeking to fill a 2nd shift Entry Level 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

· Apprenticeship or vocational training preferred



  • Performs setup, 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
  • 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 basic 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: Columbus Mississippi