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AIDT is seeking applicants for a pre-employment training program for Carpenter Technology located in Tanner, Alabama, for the following position:

Production Technician

Starting wages will range from $15.50 per hour plus incentive pay

Carpenter Technology's state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Limestone County, Alabama, began production in January 2014. This integrated mill manufactures high quality premium and ultra-premium forged bar and billet products from melt to ship. Featuring the world's largest hydraulic radial press, Athens Operations functions within Carpenter's Specialty Alloys Operations division and is capable of producing about 27,000 tons annually at full capacity.

Primary Duties:

  • The Production Technician will be assigned to various positions and shifts within an operating department based on functional needs and the department based on functional needs and the department's requirements. Assignments may vary from material handling, production process support/assistant, and entry-level type work.
  • Production Technicians will be required to qualify on multiple positions within a department and rotate through those positions according to operating needs. Assignments will be primary equipment operation and ownership of the process associated with that operation.
  • Production Technicians are expected to foster a safe, reliable, and cost-effective production environment enabling the concepts of lean manufacturing.
  • Takes personal ownership for working safely and motivates others to maintain a safe work environment. Self-motivated, comfortable working as a team player in a lean environment.
  • Operates various pieces of mill equipment, mobile equipment, overhead cranes, material handling devices, chains, slings, simple hand tools, saws and cut-off devices, power actuated banding and bundling tools, etc.
  • Monitors, oversees, and operates computer controlled manufacturing systems, production reporting systems, and computer/HMI systems.
  • Inspects, cleans, and performs basic preventative maintenance on process equipment.
  • Support the plant with overtime as required and willingness to work a rotating shift.
  • Perform other duties as needed in support of the plant.


  • High School Diploma or GED. Experience in an industrial operations/manufacturing environment is preferable, but not required.
  • Selected candidates will be required to score a minimum level of 4 on the following Work Keys Assessments: Reading, Applied Mathematics, and Locating Information. These assessments will be scheduled and paid for through Carpenter Technology Corporation.
  • Selected candidates will be required to score a minimum level of 60% on a basic computer literacy assessment that will be given by the Company during the pre-employment process.


Carpenter Technology offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including life, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, 401(k) with company contributions as well as many other options to employees.

To Apply:

If you are interested in a promising career with this company, please apply online by clicking the "Apply" button below.

Training is at no cost to selected applicants/candidates.

Carpenter Technology Corporation's policy is to fully and effectively maintain a program of equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination for all employees, to employ affirmative action for all protected classes, and to recruit and develop the best qualified persons available regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by law. The Company also will recruit, develop and provide opportunities for qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans.

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