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Applications Engineer

Date: Feb 18, 2021

Location: West Warwick, RI, US, 02893

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc


Worthington Industries is seeking an Applications Engineer for their growing facility in West Warwick, RI.  The Applications Engineer will be responsible for managing engineering projects from beginning to end as well as project timelines and teams, partnering with the lab team and sustaining support for the production lines. Seeking an Engineer who excels at problem solving and communicating well with cross functional teams throughout the plant. The ideal candidate should have prior experience in R&D, strong mechanical design skills utilizing 3D SolidWorks and experience with Materials Specifications, prototyping (3D printing) and idea creation.




  • Engineering Project Management – This constitutes working on Product Concepts (R&D) projects and Product Brief’s (Commercialization) projects.   Writing up project scopes, project timelines and project details to submit for approvals. Closing out with final reports to document the final outcomes and outputs of the project.  
  • Engineering Problem Solving – Must have strong mechanical aptitude and be able to utilize SolidWorks for part design, assembly design and 2D drawing documentation, complete design layouts for tolerance stack-ups and perform FEA’s and execute prototyping for testing.  Will be involved with DFMEA’s and all new product design verification and validation testing.  Expected to perform all pertinent engineering calculations on new designs.
  • Codes and Regulations – Will be responsible to work with Codes & Standards engineering team to ensure all new product designs assigned will comply with regulatory codes and standards, such as NSF, ASME, IAPMO, CE, UL, etc
  • ISO Procedures – Will be expected to follow all internal procedures for completing support work, such as ECO’s for drafting changes and releases as well ESR’s for Lab work to prove out prototype and sustaining engineering functional testing.

Desired Experience

  • Two plus years of related experience preferred
  • Proven experience with being detail oriented with a high degree of self-motivation and initiative
  • Software – SolidWorks, AutoCAD, PDM, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, MS Project
  • Outstanding communication, organization skills  and strong analytical skills and problem solving skills



Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering


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.


Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island

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