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We are dedicated to the belief that people are our most important asset. In filling job openings every effort is expended to find candidates within Worthington, its divisions or subsidiaries. Employee development, opportunity to grow and continuing to evolve both as an employee and as a company are instrumental to our success. We encourage employees to inquire about open positions and apply to those that help further their career goals.

Worthington Industries is looking for highly motivated individuals to join our team. These individuals will be responsible for safely manufacturing quality parts on a fast paced assembly line. Duties include a variety of tasks, including, but not limited to: testing, problem solving, material handling, welding, and quality control. The ultimate goal of the Manufacturing Associate is to achieve excellence in all facets of the role; providing the highest quality service safely, while effectively and efficiently increasing profits. Competitive benefits are available upon hire. Profit sharing and salary plan are available after a 90 day probationary period.


Average first full years' W-2 wages could be approximately $55,000 including overtime and profit sharing. Competitive benefit package including 401k match, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.



  • Enters set-up code, run code and related comments into work station computer.
  • Sets up and adjusts machine to accurately fit specs
  • Runs machine to produce product to proper customer specifications.
  • Inputs total piece, finished product, unit and scrap counts into work station computer.
  • Directs and works along with other operators to complete set-up procedure and production run in the most efficient time and manner for each order on equipment assigned to operate.
  • Performs assistant operator duties
  • Provides assistance throughout the production area.
  • Performs clean-up activities in production and on the grounds as assigned.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Follows all quality set-up, run and check out procedures for accuracy and quality.
  • Knows, understands, and follows all plant safety rules and policies and procedures.


  • Basic math & reading skills
  • Possess good problem solving and troubleshooting skills and safety practices
  • Must be 18 years of age and older
  • Must be able to stand and walk through the required length of the shift (8-12 hrs.)
  • Must be able to perform the physical aspects of the job depending on location requirements
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test and background check
  • Candidates must be willing to work a swing (or rotating) shifts
  • Candidates may be required to work overtime, doubletime, and weekends as necessary


An employee's first full year's W-2 earnings average $55,000, including overtime and profit sharing. Health insurance available starting first day of employment for those not hired into seasonal positions. Other benefits include:

  • cash profit sharing
  • overtime after 40 hours, doubletime after 48 hours
  • 401(k) with deferred profit sharing
  • life insurance
  • paid vacation
  • paid holidays
  • tuition reimbursement
  • company provided short and long term disability
  • stock purchase plan


**Candidates must upload a resume in order to be considered.

Worthington Industries Inc., and its subsidiaries, is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability or veteran's status.

About Worthington Industries, Inc

Worthington Industries, Inc. (Worthington), is a diversified metal processing company, focused on steel processing and manufactured metal products, such as metal framing, pressure cylinders, automotive past- and current-model year service stampings, and through joint ventures, metal ceiling grid systems and laser-welded blanks. The Company operates in three business segments: Steel Processing, Metal Framing and Pressure Cylinders. The Steel Processing business segment consists of the Worthington Steel business unit (Worthington Steel). The Metal Framing business segment consists of the Dietrich Metal Framing business unit (Dietrich). The Pressure Cylinders business segment consists of the Worthington Cylinder business unit (Worthington Cylinders). At May 31, 2009, the Company had 41 manufacturing facilities globally and held equity positions in six joint ventures, which operated an additional 19 manufacturing facilities globally. (Source: 10-K)

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