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Company Overview

When you feel connected to your work, you feel more engaged. At Haworth, you can pursue a career that offers you ample opportunity to build your portfolio and expand your skillset in an exciting and inclusive environment. Join a company that values innovation, inspiration, and you!


HAWORTH is a global leader in office furniture and architectural interiors. As a valued member of our family, you can make your mark on the world and reach your full potential within a culture of connectivity.

Job Overview

We are currently looking for a Team Leader - 1st Shift to join our team in Ludington, MI.  


As a Team Leader - 1st Shift, you will:

Lead team to attain goals in Safety, Quality, Schedule, Cost, Culture, and Environment by providing effective coaching and training to distribution/production team members.  Organize and perform full range of complex duties in fast-paced environment that requires thorough understanding of functions within work cell, as well as policies and procedures.  Work with supervisor and other team leaders to manage and prioritize staffing assignments to ensure customer demand and production schedule are met.

Here at Haworth, our members enjoy the following benefits from their first day of employment:
•    Medical, dental, vision, life insurance
•    401K & company match
•    Paid vacation
•    Bonus opportunities
•    Tuition reimbursement
•    Opportunity for overtime (Paid at time and a half)


Do you have these required qualifications?

  • High school diploma/GED OR equivalent work experience. Equivalent work experience is defined as manufacturing work experience OR combination of education and manufacturing work experience where three years manufacturing work experience equals one year of formal education
  • 2 years team-based experience in manufacturing environment, including experience with standard company software programs (i.e., Microsoft Office suite of products)
  • Ability to work comfortably when exposed to noise, dust, fumes, dirt, solvent, glue, grease, oil, paint, heat, and/or vibrations
  • Ability to work overtime, weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Current and continuing right to work in the United States without sponsorship
  •  Ability to perform the position with or without reasonable accommodations (If you have questions please contact the Haworth Medical Center - 616-393-1131)


Additional Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Any discipline (written warning or above) received within the last 180 days or at any time during the recruiting process will result in removal from the application process
  • You must have been a Haworth member for at least 180 days

Do you have these preferred qualifications?

  • Experience leading teams or projects strongly desired
  • Experience in Systems, Applications, Processes (SAP) environment

Ideally, you have also demonstrated the following:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, blueprints, and/or quality documents
  • Ability to communicate effectively through oral and written communications
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems and use metrics to predict performance
  • Ability to collaboratively work with others
  • Strong organizational skills

Haworth Values

At Haworth, we have a strong set of values that guide our business and help us align with our customers.


We listen to our Customers. We rely on our Members. We honor Integrity. We embrace Continuous Learning. We lead with Design. We create Value. We work to make the World better.


Join the Haworth family. Apply for this job, or learn more about the many possibilities at Haworth, at https://Careers.Haworth.com.

Cultural Competencies

Acting as a Champion for Change
Supporting Coworkers
Navigating Organizations
Pursuing Self-Development
Serving Customers

EEO/AA Statement

It is the policy of Haworth to comply with all applicable state, provincial, and federal laws prohibiting discrimination in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected genetic information, age, gender, sex, pregnancy, disability, marital status, veteran status, religion, height, weight, or any other protected classification. 


Haworth’s AAP programs are available for applicant review.  Requests can be made to your Recruiter to review during regular business hours.


This organization participates in E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification. If you require an accommodation in the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team at careers@haworth.com or (616)-393-1600.

Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids

Job Segment: ERP, Manager, SAP, Technology, Management

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