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2nd Shift Machinist

Date: Jan 11, 2021

Location: Chilton, WI, US, 53014

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc


At Worthington Industries, our focus is on making better solutions for our customers, better lives for our employees, better returns for our shareholders and better stewards for our communities. All while following a Philosophy that puts people first. Join our team and help make better possible!

Start and advance your career with the makers of Bernzomatic hand torches, Worthington Industries. 


  • $1,800 SIGN-ON BONUS!
  • Competitive Pay Plus Shift Premiums
  • Generous Benefits Package including Medical, Dental, Disability and 401k
  • On-the-Job-Training
  • Incentive Program
  • Overtime opportunities!! 


What's the position? 


The 2nd  shift skilled Machinist works in conjunction with other members of the Torch Machining department to ensure production schedules and quality standards are met with little downtime through proper set up of manual machines (Davenports and ACMEs). This position requires strong machining abilities, attention to detail, and strong leadership skills. A detailed orientated, self-motivated, problem solver that utilizes a strong work ethic for a 350+ union facility in Chilton, WI is required. Starting pay various based on skill, ability and previous experience.  


  • Perform all duties in a safe manner
  • Ability to work in a team environment focusing on meeting Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost standards
  • Advanced set up ability to set up and operate multi-axis lathes and mills
  • Interpret blueprints and machine parts to specification while upholding tight tolerances (will require use of caliper, micrometer, etc.)
  • Perform in process checks to assure the quality of the product being manufactured
  • Must be able to work independently; will be responsible for specific or cross-functional tasks, based on equipment
  • Inspect finished product for completeness and conformance to all quality assurance guidelines
  • Sets up, troubleshoots, and makes advanced adjustments to machines as needed to maintain good production and quality
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects throughout the facility including various automation projects
  • Participate in safety processes and initiatives
  • Ensure company policies and procedures are followed
  • Assist others as needed
  • Maintain a clean work area 
  • Complete paperwork accurate and in a timely manner
  • Other duties as assigned by manager 
  • Perform all duties in the spirit of Our Philosophy and in accordance to legal, ethical and contractual practices

Critical Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

What's It Take? 

  • Basic knowledge of machine repair
  • Possess good problem solving skills, computer skills, and safety practices
  • Advanced blueprint reading skills, math skills, and in-process inspection skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to measure, read, write and document work
  • Must be able to understand and convert both metric and English measurements
  • Must be proficient at using micrometers, dial calipers, shop gages and depth gages to inspect parts and verify dimensions
  • Must be able to maintain tolerances and finishes to engineering and manufacturing specifications
  • Ability to sustain a steady work pace over an entire work day
  • The ability to multitask and operate multiple pieces of equipment concurrently
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to establish working relationships quickly
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to drive resolution
  • Comfortable performing a wide range of responsibilities, from thinking broadly to executing detailed tasks
  • Proven ability to effectively work in a detailed, fact based environment
  • Commitment to personal integrity and integrity of the product(s) and processes
  • Customer focused with the ability to function with a high sense of urgency
  • Confidence to make decisions and a strong commitment to team success
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong presentation, project and organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate in a professional manner via formal written and oral means to all levels of the organization
  • Strong computer skills
  • Prior experience with lean manufacturing and ISO processes
  • Ability to read, understand, and edit G-code programming

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.”


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.

Nearest Major Market: Appleton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oshkosh

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