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Design Engineer

Date: Apr 13, 2021

Location: Columbus, OH, US, 43085

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc


We are dedicated to the belief that people are our most important asset. In filling job openings every effort is expended to find candidates within Worthington, its divisions or subsidiaries. Employee development, opportunity to grow and continuing to evolve both as an employee and as a company are instrumental to our success. We encourage employees to inquire about open positions and apply to those that help further their career goals.  

This is a corporate role that will manage the design and implementation of new systems and equipment to support our various businesses. The Design Engineer gathers information regarding business needs and designs new processes, system or equipment to meet needs. A few key position results include but are not limited to accurate and timely issue identification and resolution of customer breakdowns; quality designs and efficient building of custom machinery, fixtures and tooling; and assist customers with machined replacement parts. The ideal candidate is a detailed oriented, problem solver with a desire to drive the business through design, can handle multiple tasks at the same time, and a strong customer service focus.


  • Designs machines, fixtures and tooling.
    • Estimates costs for such.
  • Determines the best, most economical route to fix machine breakdowns for customers.
  • Determines and requests materials necessary for designing or repairing equipment.
  • Determines appropriate strength of steel, amount of material, etc. to create open shop orders and supply material lists for job.
  • Tracks/Expedites construction of machines, fixtures and tooling through shop to ensure timely manufacturing.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Experience

  • Understanding of plant processes and capabilities
  • Good understanding of Solidworks and drawing practices
  • Outstanding organization skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to coordinate work activities and manage multiple tasks and priorities
  • 5 years of experience preferred.
  • Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering preferred or Associates in Mechanical Engineering and 3-5 years related work experience
  • Machining experience/background a plus


Bachelors in Engineering General

Worthington Industries (NYSE:WOR) is a leading global industrial manufacturing company delivering innovative solutions to customers that span many industries including transportation, construction, industrial, agriculture, retail and energy. Worthington is North America’s premier value-added steel processor and producer of laser welded products; and a leading global supplier of pressure cylinders and accessories for applications such as fuel storage, water systems, outdoor living, tools and celebrations. The Company’s brands, primarily sold in retail stores, include Coleman®, Bernzomatic®, Balloon Time®, Mag Torch® and Well-X-Trol®. Worthington’s WAVE joint venture with Armstrong is the North American leader in innovative ceiling solutions.


Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, and founded in 1955, the Company follows a people-first philosophy with earning money for its shareholders as its first corporate goal. Relentlessly finding new ways to drive progress and practicing a shared commitment to transformation, Worthington makes better solutions possible for customers, employees, shareholders and communities. 

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Nearest Major Market: Columbus
Nearest Secondary Market: Dublin

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