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Process Metallurgist

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Date: Feb 28, 2019

Location: Delta, OH, US, 43515

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc

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.”


This Metallurgical Engineer is responsible for providing product, process and systems support within the divisional Quality group for the production processes at this hot-dip galvanizing facility. This position will be responsible for applying metallurgical and engineering principles to the design, development and operation of processes and equipment, while also contributing to new grade and supplier development. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, problem solver who demonstrates a strong work ethic and enjoys continuous learning to support meeting customers' expectations. 


  • Develop material and processing parameters to achieve desired end-product properties and attributes based upon end customer specifications.
  • Drive data-based product capability assessments and process improvements.
  • Provide metallurgical expertise in the development of new products or coatings. 
  • Participate/facilitate root cause analysis and corrective action teams
  • Establish process routing parameters and raw material selection based upon interpreting customer specifications
  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts by analyzing quality-related performance statistics
  • Selection, procedural development, utilization of laboratory test equipment to support business objectives.
  • Interact with customers and suppliers in support of development and/or investigative problem-solving of supplied products. 
  • Responsible for creating material test reports and publishing to internal and external customers.    

Desired Experience

  • Strong computer skills required, knowledge in statistics and/or advanced analytics a plus
  • Flat rolled metals processing or downstream manufacturing experience a plus
  • Familiarity with the techniques of lean manufacturing
  • Self-directed and motivated
  • Data-driven, analytical thinking and decision making
  • Problem solving mindset
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Entry Level to 2 years experience. 
  • Academic project or steel industry internship preferred
  • Bachelors Degree in Metallurgical Engineering or Materials Science Engineering

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: Toledo

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