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Date: Jun 10, 2019


Company: Worthington Industries, Inc


Entry level position with starting pay of $14.65/hour with $0.55/hour shift differential for 2nd and 3rd shifts. 


The primary role for the Material Handler is to package/band, weigh, and load/unload material from machines and stage material in a timely and accurate manner.  In addition, this role will move material around the plant with a forklift and/or crane 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.

  • Packages finished product for shipment.
  • Follows Customer Supplied Manual to match product with proper packaging and skidding.
  • Tracks orders and tags.
  • Moves material around plant using a forklift and/or crane for producing, finishing, packaging, or shipping the customer product.
  • Ensures areas are supplied with parts and removes finished skids to warehouse.
  • Moves and stages material as scheduled for optimum machine efficiency.
  • Provides machine support by emptying scrap tubs and ensuring lines are cleared of finished product.
  • Locates material into finished goods as needed.
  • Performs multiple tasks to ensure ongoing machine operation.
  • Performs miscellaneous tasks throughout plant to ensure safe, efficient and quality production of materials.
  • Perform housekeeping duties within the plant when necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Desired Experience
  • Must follow all safety policies and procedures
  • Must be able to handle physical, repetitive work and be able to stand on your feet for 8 hrs a day
  • Must be available for work on any shift or shift rotation as needed by company
  • Mechanical aptitude a plus, but not required
  • Competent in basic math and computer skills
  • Able to read a tape measure
  • Understand and follow the quality procedures
  • Able to read, comprehend and follow detailed instructions on productions and understand English
  • Must have good safety awareness and efficiency skills
  • Oral and written communication skills – including legible writing
  • Must have valid driver’s license
High School Diploma or equivalent


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: Jackson Michigan
Nearest Secondary Market: Ann Arbor

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