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Davenport Operator

Date: Oct 12, 2021

Location: Maize, KS, US, 67101

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc

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.”


The machine operator operates and maintains multiple Davenport Automatic Screw Machines.


  • Operates multiple Davenport Automatic Screw Machine Chuckers, running one dedicated part
  • Performs tool changes to maintain efficient production and specified quality standards
  • Loads parts into feeder system
  • Performs machine adjustments, such as clutches and chucks
  • Adjusts tool holders and attachments as required
  • Regulates oil and removes all chips
  • Keeps machines and work area clean and orderly
  • Maintains parts washing equipment
  • Reports material shortages
  • Troubleshoots tooling and machine problems, offers solutions
  • Observes all safety rules
  • Support team objectives
  • Is actively engaged in all safety & quality programs

Desired Experience

  • Capable of performing all operations and light maintenance on assigned Davenport Automatic Screw Machines with minimal instructions or supervision
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Able to work in team-based environment
  • Forklift qualified
  • Must have strong understanding of mechanical components and how they work
  • 2-4 year of machines operating experience
  • Must be able to train on 1st shift, with flexibility to work off shifts after training is complete
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Education/training required

High School Diploma or equivalent


Company Information

We are dedicated to the belief that people are our most important asset. In filling job openings every effort is expended to find candidates within Worthington, its divisions or subsidiaries. Employee development, opportunity to grow and continuing to evolve both as an employee and as a company are instrumental to our success. We encourage employees to inquire about open positions and apply to those that help further their career goals.  

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: Wichita

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