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Manufacturing Group Leader

Date: Jan 9, 2021

Location: West Warwick, RI, US, 02893

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc


Worthington Industries in West Warwick is growing. We are looking to add Group Leaders on 2nd, and 3rd Shift! 


The Group Leader assists in the development, training, evaluation, and work schedules employees on the production line.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.
  • Assist supervisor in Incident/Accident investigation and reporting..
  • Act on behalf of the supervisor during absence.
  • 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
  • Support and promote Worthington philosophy
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Basic ability to troubleshooting production/personnel issues
  • 2-5 years experience in manufacturing / production environment
  • Completion of WI Management Development Program
  • Basic Excel and Group Wise training
  • Continuous Improvement training
  • On the job training to enhance safety, productivity, and troubleshooting skills


Worthington Industries (NYSE:WOR) is a leading global industrial manufacturing company delivering innovative solutions to customers that span many industries including transportation, construction, industrial, agriculture, retail and energy. Worthington is North America’s premier value-added steel processor and producer of laser welded products; and a leading global supplier of pressure cylinders and accessories for applications such as fuel storage, water systems, outdoor living, tools and celebrations. The Company’s brands, primarily sold in retail stores, include Coleman®, Bernzomatic®, Balloon Time®, Mag Torch® and Well-X-Trol®. Worthington’s WAVE joint venture with Armstrong is the North American leader in innovative ceiling solutions.


Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, and founded in 1955, the Company follows a people-first philosophy with earning money for its shareholders as its first corporate goal. Relentlessly finding new ways to drive progress and practicing a shared commitment to transformation, Worthington makes better solutions possible for customers, employees, shareholders and communities. 


Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island

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