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As the only job board exclusively dedicated to the metalworking industry, the Practical Machinist Job Board provides direct access to employers and job seekers who are part of the world's largest metalworking community – making it the one-stop-shop to finding your dream career or the next qualified candidate to join your team!

We know the skills gap is an ongoing struggle, but we can and must work to bridge that gap. With the Practical Machinist Job Board, we're striving to lessen the gap by connecting employers with qualified machinists and job seekers with the right opportunities.

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With more than 1 million monthly visits, Practical Machinist is the most visited site and a trusted resource for metalworking professionals. Practical Machinist is the easiest way to learn new techniques, get answers quickly and discuss common challenges with your peers.

Our forum is the world’s largest manufacturing technology forum and has more than 150,000 registered members, 3.2 million posts and 1 million visits per month.

Combining our FacebookInstagramLinkedInYouTubenewsletter and other outposts, we reach 400k users on social media and millions of people across the digital ecosystem every month.


Practical Machinist’s mission is to be the most active and valued online community in the industry – connecting metalworking and manufacturing professionals with the people, ideas and resources that build success.