Mechanical Engineer at Worthington Industries Inc

Posted in General Business 17 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Columbus, Ohio

Job Description:

Job Description
We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join our team. This individual will perform a variety of basic to moderately complex engineering work in designing


and overseeing the manufacture




and maintenance of mechanical and hydraulic components




and machinery. The Mechanical Engineer manages the installation and startup of new mechanical and hydraulic systems as well as equipment upgrades. Key position results for this role include but are not limited to accurate design

planning and implementation of basic to moderately complex mechanical projects; opportunities for improved machine reliability and safety; tasks/projects completed on time and on budget; and timely effective design and support of continuous improvement initiatives. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated

problem solver who has a strong work ethic to improve safety

quality and production levels of mechanical and hydraulic systems and equipment.


  • Performs troubleshooting of critical mechanical and hydraulic machine breakdowns.
  • Manages machine mechanical modifications

    documentation and drawings

  • Researches



    and designs basic upgrades to machine mechanical and hydraulic systems with current technology to improve machine reliability and efficiency.

  • Responsible for overseeing startup and commissioning of upgrades.
  • Recommends and assists maintenance department in developing and performing basic preventative maintenance programs for plant equipment.
  • Instructs and mentors engineering and shop floor maintenance technicians.
  • Proficient in the identification and procurement of critical mechanical and hydraulic spare parts.
  • Directs outside contractors in performing mechanical projects and repairs. Collaborates with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to develop and write bid specifications for new and upgrade processes and equipment.
  • Assists in the evaluation of quotations for functional/operational feasibility and code/regulatory compliance.
  • Administer evaluation costs related to services


    and equipment.

  • Manages basic to moderately complex capital projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Experience

  • High level mechanical and hydraulic trouble shooting skills
  • Project management skills related to tasks and basic capital projects
  • Knowledge of mechanical

    hydraulic and HVAC systems technology that will result is systems being upgraded as needed

  • Knowledge of plant level safe work practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of national mechanical standards (i.e.

    vessel pressures pipe/tanks

    certified welding requirements

    fastener strengths


    overhead crane codes

    OSHA and other applicable regulatory requirements and industry standards.

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Customer service focused
  • Strong oral and written communications skills

    technical writing

  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Advanced industrial mechanical and hydraulic training


  • Bachelors in Engineering
  • 2-5 years of related work experience in an industrial/manufacturing setting
  • Willingness to travel and evening and weekend work as needed
  • Proficient in Solidworks


    Microsoft Project and Excel


Hesitant to apply because you may not meet every specific requirement? If this role is something you are interested in

but your previous experience doesn't exactly align

we encourage you to apply! At Worthington Steel we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. We recognize that individuals with diverse experiences and backgrounds are essential to our success. You may be the perfect candidate for this role or others within our organization.

Worthington Steel (NYSE:WS) is a metals processor that partners with customers to deliver highly technical and customized solutions. The Company employs 4,100 employees that drive steel toward a more sustainable future through carbon flat-roll steel processing

electrical steel lamination and tailor welding. Worthington Steel shares its nearly 70-year heritage with Worthington Industries and became a standalone company in December 2023.

Headquartered in Columbus


Worthington operates 31 facilities in seven states and five countries

selling to over 90 countries. Following a people-first Philosophy

commitment to sustainability and proven business system

Worthington Steel's purpose is to generate exceptional returns by providing trusted innovative solutions for customers.

Worthington Steel Inc.

and its subsidiaries

is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race




national origin


disability or veteran's status.

About Us

Worthington Steel (NYSE: WS) is a metals processor that partners with customers to deliver highly technical and customized solutions. Worthington Steel's expertise in carbon flat-roll steel processing

electrical steel lamination

and tailor welding are driving steel toward a more sustainable future. As one of the most trusted metals processors in North America

Worthington Steel and its 4,500 employees harness the power of steel to advance customers' visions. Headquartered in Columbus


Worthington Steel operates 31 facilities in seven states and five countries.

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