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Date: Mar 7, 2019

Location: Chilton, WI, US, 53014

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc

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 is looking for a highly motivated and team oriented individual with excellent communication skills to intern with our Engineering department and assist with a variety of engineering projects. A detailed orientated, self-motivated, problem solver that utilizes a strong work ethic for a 300+ union facility in Chilton, WI is required. Pay starting at $15.00/hour.


Key Duties & Responsibilities

Perform all duties in a safe manner

Ability to work in a team environment focusing on meeting Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory and Cost standards

Provide support for Engineering team members

Help design and implement changes to help make systems more efficient

Work with assigned team members to complete projects effectively and on time

Suggest and recommend better ways of improving the quality of work in systems

Tool design / development

Reverse engineering

Fixture and machine design

Plant layout drawings

Project management

Follow company policies and procedures

Assist others as needed

Maintain a clean work area 

Complete paperwork as required

Perform all duties in the spirit of Our Philosophy and in accordance to legal, ethical and contractual practices

Other tasks as assigned by the supervisor

Critical Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Possess good problem solving and troubleshooting skills and safety practices

Possess a high level of initiative and personal accountability

Ability to work and perform in a fast paced work environment

Attention to detail and consistent work patterns

Ability to communicate effectively

Ability to measure, read, write and document work

Ability to sustain a steady work pace over an entire work day

Strong basic math & reading skills

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

Desired Experience

Actively enrolled and pursing an engineering degree at an accredited college or university with first year completed

Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point

Experience with AutoCAD and Solid Works

Internet Research Sills (component research, selection and purchasing)

Experience in a production or manufacturing environment preferred


Associates or equivalent in Engineering General

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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