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Production Associate

Date: Jun 8, 2021

Location: Decatur, AL, US, 35601

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc


We're looking for highly motivated production associates - come grow with our family-oriented manufacturing team! 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 You:

  • Starting pay $15-$17 per hour with opportunity for additional $4-$5 per hour from quarterly profit sharing. 
  • Minimal overtime generally required.
  • Quarterly employee recognition events such as luncheons, holiday parties and banquets.
  • Generous benefits package starting on Day 1 including medical, dental, vision and life insurance. 11 paid holidays, time off packages. 
  • 401k savings plan with Company contribution and employee match.
  • Employee development, opportunity to grow and continuing to evolve both as an employee and as a company.


The primary role for the Production Associate is to package/band, weigh, and load/unload material from machines and stage material in a timely and accurate manner. In addition, this role may be responsible for moving material around the plant or work site with a forklift in order for production to run smoothly. This Production Associate is responsible for 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. 



  • Provides machine support by emptying scrap tubs and ensuring lines are cleared of finished product.
  • Locates material into finished goods as needed.
  • Packages finished product for shipment.
  • Tracks orders and tags.
  • Moves material around plant using a forklift for producing, finishing, packaging, or shipping the customer product.
  • Ensures areas are supplied with parts and removes finished skids to warehouse or paint line.
  • Moves and stages material as scheduled for optimum machine efficiency.
  • May perform finishing duties.
  • Performs multiple tasks to ensure ongoing machine operation.
  • Performs miscellaneous tasks throughout plant to ensure safe, efficient and quality production of materials.
  • May perform housekeeping duties within the plant when necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Experience

  • Must be able to handle physical, repetitive work and be able to stand on your feet for 8 hrs a day
  • Must have good hand-eye coordination
  • Mechanical aptitude a plus, but not required
  • Competent in basic math and computer skills
  • Must adhear to quality and safety policies
  • Ability to recognize quality issues and problems – defects
  • Must be able to read, comprehend and follow detailed instructions on productions and understand English
  • Must have good productivity and efficiency skills
  • Oral and written communication skills – including legible writing
  • Forklift and crane license preferred 


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: Decatur

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