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Group Lead - Shipping/Receiving

Date: Jul 11, 2021

Location: West Warwick, RI, US, 02893

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc

Amtrol is a Worthington Industries company. We are a leading manufacturer of pressure vessels for water systems, plumbing, heating, gas storage, ventilation and air conditioning applications. We value employees who take pride and ownership in their work. It is through their ideas that we continually advance and improve our operations.


We are dedicated to the belief that people are our most important asset. Employee development, opportunity to grow and continuing to evolve both as an employee and as a company are instrumental to our success. 


We are looking for highly motivated individuals to join our team on 3rd shift in West Warwick & 1st Shift at our Frenchtown location as Group Lead – Shipping/Receiving. This ideal candidate will lead material handling, stock movement, computer entry, scanning, Kanban, Cycle counting, etc. The Group Leader assists in the development, training, evaluation, and work schedules of employees within a given area. This role also provides support to the shift or department supervisor in achieving daily and monthly goals in safety, quality and inventory accuracy. 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.
  • Actively seek out and participate in continuous improvement activities 
  • Provides input on employee disciplinary reports, evaluations, and makes recommendations for merit increases.
  • Conduct pre-shift meetings and delegate daily work assignments.
  • Record daily attendance of employees and submit weekly payroll reports.
  • Assist supervisor in Incident/Accident investigation and reporting.
  • Provide a safe working environment 
  • Act on behalf of the supervisor during absence.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Experience

  • Knowledge of Inventory control
  • Basic computer skills – MS Word and MS Excel
  • Ability to interact in a positive manner with management and other employees to achieve goals
  • Support and promote Worthington philosophy
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Basic ability to troubleshooting production/personnel issues
  • 2-5 years experience in shipping/receiving
  • Leadership experience desired
  • Continuous Improvement 
  • On the job training to enhance safety, productivity, and troubleshooting skills


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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