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Date: Jan 12, 2019

Location: Jefferson, OH, US, 44047

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.”


The Production Supervisor directs the activities of the manufacturing department and makes sure production schedules and quality standards are met.  This position is responsible for the safety and administration of company policies to all employees in the department.  The Supervisor assists in the hiring process for deparmtent as well as succession planning.  Key position results include but are not limited to, controlling of costs for department; maintaining of training records and performance evaluations for department; meeting the dpeartment's production schedules and quality standards; maintaining of department's safety record; and ensuring the deparment goals are met or exceeded.  The ideal candidate is an organized, analytical, problem-solver with the ability to prioritize and delegate tasks to ensure that daily production operations are running effectively and efficiently.  We are looking for a strong candidate with potential to advance beyond this role into positions such as Transformation Site Lead.


  • Oversees the production schedule and quality standards of the department
  • Oversees and ensures safety of team
  • Administers company policy
  • Responsible for continuous improvement and cost control of the group including scrap and rework improvements, controls cost of manufacturing process, prepares material and presents monthly meetings
  • Supervises employees including trains employees, updates records, writes and presents employee evaluations, assists in hiring for deparment, sets goals and track progress of deparment
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Strong leadership ability
  • Understand and lead according to Worthington Industries philosophy
  • Good communication (verbal and written) and problem solving skills
  • Intermediate computer skills (MS Office)
  • Basic financial understanding
  • Strong ability to prioritize/delegate
  • Analysis, critical thinking and investigation skills
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Work and interact with all levels of employees
  • Adept at building trusting relationships
  • Must be diplomatic
  • Self-starter that is adept at taking initiative

Desired Experience

  • 1-2 years of supervisory experience
  • Basic supervisory training


High School Diploma or equivalent

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: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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