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Quality Engineer

Date: Nov 16, 2021

Location: Chilton, WI, US, 53014

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc

For 60 years, we have been North American’s premier, value-added steel processor, providing customers with wide ranging capabilities, products and services for a variety of markets including automotive, construction and agriculture.



Worthington Industries is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team. The primary role of the Quality Engineer is to ensure human/machine interfaces and quality processes, procedures and controls are aligned to maximize quality production at a reduced cost. The Quality Engineer works with internal and external customers and suppliers to ensure requirements to design production-quality flow processes meets design and customer requirements. The ideal candidate utilizes strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills to identify, develop, and follow through on a course of action relative to production-quality flow processes. The Quality Engineer develops and conduct experiments, analyzes data to establish root cause, reduce operating cost, and improve throughput.  A detailed orientated, self-motivated, problem solver that utilizes a strong work ethic for a 350+ union employee facility in Chilton, WI is required.


  • Ability to work in a team environment focusing on meeting Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost standards
  • Strong Safety background and ability to understand and follow plant safety rules, policies and procedures
  • Manage gauge calibration system; Lead continuous improvement team
  • Trouble shoot daily operation issues through deductive thinking and testing
  • Create detailed reports of projects and testing
  • Assist others as needed; Complete paperwork as required
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager
  • Perform all duties in the spirit of Our Philosophy and in accordance to legal, ethical and contractual practices

Desired Experience

  • Prior Quality experience and Supplier Quality experience
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in manufacturing / production environment required
  • Able to work with cross functional teams, including maintenance, engineering, and production personnel 
  • Advanced knowledge of internal audit methodologies related to various quality systems
  • Possess strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills and safety practices
  • Possess a high level of initiative and personal accountability; Ability to perform in a fast paced work environment
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills; Attention to detail and consistent work patterns
  • Ability to measure, read, write and document work
  • Strong basic math (including statistics) and reading skills; Skilled in statistical software along with MS Office programs
  • Comfortable performing a wide range of responsibilities, from thinking broadly to executing detailed tasks
  • 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
  • Preferred Certified Quality Technician, Certified Quality Auditor (CQA or WI Cert.), Certified Quality Engineer
  • Regulatory experience and Lean understanding preferred


Bachelors in 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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