Pomona, California

Summary

The primary role for the Material Handler is moving and packaging parts throughout the plant in order for production and delivery to run smoothly. In addition, this role ensures that the right parts are prepared for shipment in a timely manner. This position requires a self-starter with a strong work ethic and a desire to perform the duties to the highest standard.

Responsibilities
  • Supports production and quality with the transportation and packaging of parts to deliver on master schedule.
  • Physically moves and expedites materials when required to meet work order completion dates.
  • Verifies that all materials are packaged and secured for transport.
  • Interfaces with production, quality control and other related departments to resolve problems relative to material flow.
  • Operates material handling equipment including, but not limited to, forklifts, pallet jacks and ladders.
  • Recognizes quality issues and problems, and detects defects.
  • Communicates and helps resolve quality related issues.
  • Verifies that documentation is accurate and complete.
  • Identifies and documents best practices for transportation and packaging of parts.
  • Moves and stages material as scheduled for optimum delivery efficiency.
Additional Requirements
  • Must follow all safety policies and procedures.
  • Must have good safety awareness and efficiency skills.
  • Must understand and follow the quality policy and procedures.
  • Must be able to handle physical, repetitive work and be able to stand for 8 hours a day.
  • Must be able to read, comprehend and follow detailed instructions in English.
  • Must be able to read and understand production orders.
  • Must be able to distinguish between part numbers and sizes.
  • Must be able to count and label parts accurately.
  • Competent in basic math and computer skills.
  • Can operate material handling and packaging tools and equipment.
  • Can operate and read basic measuring tools.
Education
High School Diploma or equivalent
Essential Abilities
  • Equipment Aptitude
  • Self-Motivation
  • Problem Solving
  • Customer Focus
  • Quality / Standard Work
  • Standards Adherence

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. 

Alternate Locations:  

Pomona, California

We’re proud of our humble beginnings and continued success.

In 1955, a young steel salesman named John McConnell saw an opportunity for custom-processed steel—and he dove right in. He purchased his first load of steel by borrowing $600 against his 1952 Oldsmobile, and then used that money to start Worthington Industries in Columbus, Ohio.

In his first year of business, McConnell grossed $342,000; his profit was $11,000. Throughout the late 1950s and 1960s, he continued to add processing facilities. In 1966, he started sharing his profits with the people he worked with. At the same time, all production workers were put on a salary rather than an hourly schedule. In 1968, Worthington Industries made its first public stock offering of 150,000 shares at $7.50 per share.

In 1976, after only 21 years in business, we celebrated $100 million in sales. Throughout the 1980s, business continued to expand rapidly.

In 1996, John McConnell’s son, also named John, took over as chairman and CEO. He had worked for the company more than 20 years; he started as a general laborer and later advanced to sales, operations and personnel.

During the 1990s, many of our non-core businesses were sold so we could focus on our core strengths: steel processing and metals-related businesses. In 2000, we moved to the New York Stock Exchange.

We continue to lead the diversified metal manufacturing industry with a focus on the Golden Rule, valued employees, stability and innovation.

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