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Production Group Leader 1

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Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Theodore, AL, US, 36582

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc


The Group Leader assists in the development, training, evaluation, and work schedules of both seasonal and regular full-time employees within the Industrial group (Microbulk and Trailers). This role also provides support to the shift or department supervisor in achieving daily and monthly goals in safety, quality, accuracy and production. The Group Leader will be responsible for expediting work orders through the manufacturing process, accurate production reporting and maximizing resources while reducing scrap/rework. This position acts on the behalf of the supervisor, if absent. The ideal candidate is a highly analytical multi-tasker with excellent organizational and prioritizing skills.


  • Resolve day to day issues to meet production, safety, shipping and quality goals.
  • Train, develop, and maintain training sheets on all employees and make recommendations for employee advancement.
  • Complete production, scrap, and rework reports.
  • Provides input on full time disciplinary reports, evaluations, and makes recommendations for merit increases.
  • Execute scheduled work orders to meet customer requirements.
  • Conduct pre-shift meetings and delegate daily work assignments.
  • Record daily attendance of employees and submit timecards bi-weekly.
  • Assist supervisor in Incident/Accident investigation and reporting.
  • Provide a safe working environment and promote and administor safety engagement and programs.
  • Act on behalf of the supervisor during absence.
  • Act as First Responder during Plant emergencies.
  • Promote a good working environment and culture rooted in Our Philosophy. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Experience

  • Basic computer skills – MS Word and MS Excel
  • Ability to interact in a positive manner with management and other employees to achieve goals
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Basic ability to troubleshooting production/personnel issues
  • 2-5 years experience in manufacturing / production environment


High School Diploma or equivalent

Bachelors 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.


Alternate Locations: Theodore Microbulk Mfg 

Nearest Major Market: Mobile AL

Job Segment: Industrial, Manufacturing