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Machine Operator

Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: Columbus, OH, US, 43085

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc


Worthington Industries is a global metals manufacturer serving growing end markets including automotive, construction, energy, agriculture, alternative fuel, and many other markets. If you aren't familiar with Worthington, you're likely familiar with what we produce. Here in Columbus we make BalloonTime helium tanks, propane tanks used for grilling, and Bernzomatic cylinders. Sounds cool, right? It gets better. We put our people first and operate under the guiding principle of the Golden Rule- treating others the way we want to be treated.  


Worthington Offers:
•    Skilled positions starting at $22.00/hour; eligible for higher pay rates based on overall experience level. Apply today to find out what your starting rate would be.
•    $1.50/hour shift premium
•    Offering a $3000 sign on bonus
•    Profit sharing paid out quarterly, you see your hard work pay off!
•    We offer overtime paid at time and a half and double time for all hours worked over 48 in a week.  
•    90% of our employees receive a pay increase within their 1st 6 months
•    We offer development and growth opportunities.  ALL new employees get the opportunity to learn new skills, jobs, and increased responsibility in their first 90 days.  
•    70% of our facility’s operations leadership team began their careers in production.


Concerns with COVID?  Safety is our top priority at Worthington Industries.  We provide safe and clean working environments by maintaining a socially distanced work area, regular cleaning protocols and employees are asked to complete daily self-health checks.  


These positions are responsible for safely manufacturing quality parts on a fast-paced assembly line. Duties include a variety of tasks, including, but not limited to: 

Responsible for machine operation in all areas of the facility including the pressroom, weld line and paint line. Duties include set-up, minor adjustments to machines, troubleshooting equipment as issues arise and inspecting finished parts for gauge thickness, defects, and proper fit up. 

The goal of the Machine Operator is to achieve excellence in all facets of the role, providing the highest quality service safely, while effectively and efficiently increasing profits.    

Desired Experience

Successful candidates are eager to learn and grow, show up to work on time, and put in a hard days’ work. Our formal requirements are below:  
•    2 - 5+ years of manufacturing experience
•    Possess good problem-solving skills and knowledge of safety practices
•    Ability to set-up and troubleshoot equipment to determine problems that may arise
•    Strong Mechanical Aptitude 
•    Must be able to handle physical, repetitive work and be able to stand on your feet for several hours 
•    Competent in basic math and computer skills 
•    Detail oriented with the ability to recognize quality issues– detect defects 
•    Must be able to read and follow detailed instructions on productions 
•    Must follow all safety policies and procedures and have good safety awareness and efficiency skills 
•    Must understand and follow the quality policy and procedures 
•    Forklift and crane license a plus 
•    Must have the flexibility to work off shifts


High School Diploma or equivalent

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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