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Area Production Manager

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Date: Nov 1, 2018

Location: Chilton, WI, US, 53014

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc


The Area Manager directs the activities of the Department, including salary supervisors. He/she ensures production schedules, quality standards, and on time delivery schedules are safely met. This position assists in the hiring process, training, succession planning and workforce planning. An organized, self-motivated, problem solver that utilizes a strong work ethic for a 325+ union facility in Chilton, WI is required.


  • Manages performance evaluations, interaction and disciplinary process
  • Manages staffing and scheduling (including overtime and vacation)
  • Assists teams (including maintenance and engineering) with continuous improvement initiatives (driving safety, quality and process efficiencies)
  • Manages goal setting, tracking and communication
  • Identifies training needs and coordinates cross-training opportunities
  • Acts as facilitator between operations support teams and other departments
  • Assists quality and technical services in resolving quality issues - customer claims, corrective action as assigned by technical services and quality department
  • Participates in safety meetings, investigations and audit reporting
  • Manages reporting verification - daily production, daily maintenance downtime – report root cause analysis, daily call off, and safety audits
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Perform all duties in the spirit of Our Philosophy and in accordance to legal, ethical and contractual practices

Desired Experience

  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Office, specifically PowerPoint and Excel
  • Technical knowledge with the ability to communicate with operators, engineers and maintenance
  • Ability to delegate and promote team growth
  • Excellent analytical, leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter that is adept at taking initiative
  • Open minded problem solver willing to experiment with new approaches
  • Must be able to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Minimum of 4 years in a leadership or management roll




Company Information

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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