No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
See more jobs for students and recent grads who studied:
Worthington Industries, Inc | Watertown, South Dakota
Tell Us More About Your Job Preferences
By telling us what you think of this job, we can help find jobs that match your interests. If you want to see more jobs like this, click on the smiley face. Or if this job isn't what you are looking for, click the frowny face. Learn More...

Follow This Company

Job Description

Worthington Industries operates under a long-standing corporate philosophy rooted in the Golden Rule, with earning money for its shareholders as the first corporate goal. As a market leader in metals manufacturing for nearly 60 years, we put people first, whether they're our employees, shareholders, customers or suppliers. We're looking for individuals who share our people-first philosophy and can help us continually innovate and grow through their insights, leadership and unique talents.

Worthington Industries (NYSE: WOR) is a global metals manufacturer serving growing end markets including automotive, construction, energy, agriculture, alternative fuel and many other markets. Our family of 10,000 employees in over 80 facilities throughout 10 countries has helped us earn the respect of our customers, our communities and our industry. With sales of approximately $ 3 billion annually, our company has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as a "Most Admired Company" and four times as a "100 Best Companies to Work For."

SUMMARY: The Welder plans, positions, and welds fabricated and cast components to roll over/fall over protective structures and specialized weldments in a safe and efficient manner. This position is responsible for making sure all work is done to the specifications per the work order and blueprints. The welder will inspect the finished product for quality completeness. A successful candidate is a self-motivated multi-tasker that utilizes a strong work ethic to ensure all quality levels are met.

- Receives and reviews instructions, prints, and work orders for the job.
- Plans details of working procedure.
- Sets up and makes adjustments to equipment and parts as required per blue prints.
- Lays out, positions, bolts, clamp, and tack-welds parts to secure into position within fixture for welding.
- Grinds excess weld, sharp corners, or sharp protrusions using a portable pneumatic grinder.
- Uses carbon arc cutting equipment to remove welds or parts that do not meet quality specifications.
- Performs welding responsibilities on product outlined in blueprints; OPI's, quality manual, or any additional performance guidelines.
- Inspects finished product for completeness and conformance to all quality assurance procedures.
- Moves product using a cart, dolly, pallet jack, forklift, jib, or bridge crane hoist.
- Reports any conditions that may be unsafe.
- Other duties as assigned.

- Must have a firm understanding of volts and amps and be able to adjust accordingly
- Must pass all weld certification tests as required by the quality control epartment
- Understand how to read the bill of materials
- Basic data entry skills
- Basic math skills
- Capability to read and interpret blueprints, work order instructions; weld symbols, and operate required tools involved in position
- Good problem solving skills, safety practices and attention to quality
- Must be able to read, follow detailed instructions and understand English
- Mechanical aptitude a plus, but not required
- Must be able to distinguish between part numbers and sizes
- Must be able to count and label parts accurately
- Must understand and follow the quality policy and procedures - detect defects
- Must follow all safety policies and procedures
- Must be able to handle small parts
- Must be able to handle physical, repetitive work and be able to stand on your feet for 8 hrs a day

Education/Training Required:
- High School diploma or GED required
- 6 months of previous material handling experience or equivalent knowledge
- Prior welding experience a plus but not required
- WI basic safety training

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)

This company profile was created by AfterCollege and is about Worthington Industries, Inc. This page is not endorsed by or affiliated with Worthington Industries, Inc. For questions regarding company profiles, please email: care@aftercollege.com.