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Production Manager

Date: Jun 4, 2021

Location: Chilton, WI, US, 53014

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc


The Production Manager directs the activities of the Torch Machining Department. 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 250+ union facility in Chilton, WI is required.


Perform all duties in a safe manner

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

Train, enforce and manage Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

Delegate correct maintenance, quality and process tech resources

Ensure material flow

Identify process and safety improvements and develop action plans for those improvements  

Complete PPM reduction initiatives

Ensure inventory accuracy

Administer employee performance evaluations

Coach and develop employees

Complete Job Instructions (JIs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Additional Responsibilities

Identify opportunities for cultural improvement and develop action plans for those improvements

Participate in Lean Transformation efforts including 6S

Ensure ISO and PSM compliance

Regular communications with Human Resources on staffing needs, performance/attendance concerns and/or disciplinary issues

Other duties as assigned by manager 

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

Skills & Knowledge

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 skills and basic financial understanding

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

Operational readiness

Knowledge of safety protocol such a lock out tag out, confined space and haz-com

Commitment to personal integrity and integrity of the product(s) and processes

Ability to establish trust and a commitment to excellence

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 management

Strong computer skills


Bachelors in Business or Engineering General


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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