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Production Associate

Date: Nov 24, 2021

Location: Jackson, MI, US, 49201

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:

  • $1,500 sign-on bonus
  • Starting pay $15.50/hour plus $1.00 shift differential for 2nd and 3rd shifts.
  • Regular pay increases starting at 90 days.
  • Profit sharing paid out quarterly so you will see your hard work pay off!
  • Benefits start on Day 1 including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, holiday pay and access to a gym.
  • Overtime is paid at time and a half and Doubletime starts after 48 hours.   
  • 401k retirement plan with company contribution and employee match.
  • Education assistance 
  • Employee development, training with room for growth opportunities


Entry level position with on the job training, no experience required.  Join Worthington today and kick start your career!




The primary role for the position 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.


  • Follows Customer Supplied Manual to match product with proper packaging and skidding.
  • 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.

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
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Forklift training is provided


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

Job Segment: Industrial, Warehouse, Forklift, Manufacturing, Entry Level