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Operations Management Trainee

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Date: Aug 13, 2017

Location: Rome, NY, US, 13440

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc

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 is seeking to hire an Operations Management Trainee for the Rome, NY facility. 


SUMMARY: The Operations Management Trainee position is a developmental role that is designed to develop individuals into Operations Managers and other various production-related management roles.  This position requires relocation and moderate travel.  The roles and responsibilities are under the direction of the Operations Manager and are assigned in alignment with the business unit succession planning initiatives.  Exposure to multiple operational roles including production, sales, finance and supply chain management.  Within 12 months in the Operations Management Trainee role, the candidate should be promotable for higher, management-level positions within the operations field.



Develop a working knowledge of business operations including but not limited to supply chain management, sales, safety, finance and production operations.

Use working knowledge of production process, machines and materials to train and evaluate production employees and determine opportunities to make improvements where appropriate.

Determines workforce requirements for department and assists with the hiring process for seasonal and full time employees.


Must be willing to relocate, travel and work any shift.



Bachelor's degree in Operations Management or related field.

Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing practices.

Strong Leadership skills.

Must have good verbal and written communication skills.

Strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office

Strong problem solving and/or troubleshooting skills

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: Utica

Job Segment: Operations Manager, Trainee, Manager, Supply, Operations, Entry Level, Management