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Forklift Operator - 3rd Shift

Date: Apr 29, 2021

Location: Columbus, OH, US, 43085

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc


Are you employed at one of the Columbus' Top Places to Work? If not, now is your chance! Join us at Worthington Industries where we've been named Top Places to Work in the Columbus area for 8 years in a row.


Wondering how have we achieved this honor? Here's a quick list of reasons: 

  • Starting pay $16-$19 an hour based upon experience plus shift differential 
  • We offer a $1,500 sign on bonus to new employees
  • We have on the job training, so no steel manufacturing experience is required
  • You get access to our comprehensive benefits package on day 1
  • We are a profit-sharing company; you see your hard work pay off
  • We have an on-site medical center and pharmacy, making doctors' appointments and prescription pick-ups easy 
  • Need a haircut? We've got a barbershop on-site
  • Want to get a work out in? We've got an on-site fitness center and gym
  • Our pay is competitive; overtime is paid at time and a half and dobule time starts after 48 hours
  • Our culture based on the Golden Rule philosophy is unmatched and unwaivering 


The primary role for the Forklift Operator is moving material around the plant with a forklift in order for production to run smoothly. In addition, this role may package/band, weigh, and load/unload material from machines and stage material in a timely and accurate manner. The Forklift Operator is responsible for building arbors and setting up machines for use as well as performing multiple tasks throughout the day to ensure safe and quality production. This position requires a self-starter with a strong work ethic and a desire to perform the duties to the highest standard.

Desired Experience, Skills & Abilities

  • Must be able to handle physical, repetitive work 
  • Mechanical aptitude a plus, but not required
  • Competent in basic math and computer skills
  • Must understand and follow the quality policy and procedures
  • Ability to recognize quality issues and problems – detect defects
  • Must be able to read, comprehend and follow detailed instructions on productions and understand English
  • Must be able to distinguish between part numbers and sizes
  • Must be able to count and label parts accurately
  • Must follow all safety policies and procedures and have good safety awareness and efficiency skills
  • Forklift experience required


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: Columbus
Nearest Secondary Market: Dublin

Job Segment: Warehouse, Equipment Operator, Forklift, Manufacturing