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Material Handling

Date: Sep 14, 2021

Location: Porter, IN, US, 46304

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc


Worthington Industries is hiring Material Handlers in Porter, IN. At our facility, we process steel for a variety of customers; mainly working with automotive suppliers. Worthington is the largest purchaser of flat-rolled steel behind the automakers and our steel can be found in over 50% of US cars! Here in Porter we offer the following:

  • Starting pay is $16.50-$19 based upon experience plus a shift differential for off shifts.
  • Pay increase once you make regular full-time status.
  • Offering a $1,000 sign-on bonus!
  • Access to our comprehensive benefits package on day 1.
  • On-the-job training - no manufacturing experience is required.
  • Our pay is competitive; overtime is paid at time and a half, and we pay double time after 48 hours.  

The primary role of the Material Handler is helping move materials throughout the facility in order for production to move smoothly. We are looking for individuals with a positive attitude and a strong work ethic. We provide on-the-job training so if this position is of interest, apply today! 


  • Moves and stages material as scheduled for optimum machine efficiency.
  • Ensures areas are supplied with parts and removes finished skids to warehouse or paint line.
  • Provides machine support by emptying scrap tubs and ensuring lines are cleared of finished product.
  • Packages finished product for shipment.
  • Follows bill of material in order to match product with proper packaging and skidding.
  • Performs multiple tasks to ensure ongoing machine operation.
  • We will train you on how to move material around plant using a forklift and/or crane for producing, finishing, packaging, or shipping the customer product.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Experience

  • Mechanical aptitude a plus, but not required
  • Competent in basic math and computer skills
  • Will understand and follow the quality policy and procedures
  • Ability to recognize quality issues and problems – detect defects
  • Will be trained on how to read and understand bill of material and or production order
  • Must follow all safety policies and procedures
  • Must have good safety awareness and efficiency skills
  • We will provide OSHA safety training
  • Forklift and crane license is a bonus but not required
  • Must have valid driver’s license


High School Diploma or equivalent

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: Gary
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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