Job Description

Sign on Bonus of $1,000!

Night Shift Premium: 10% Base Hourly Wage

Benefits day 1, 4% 401k match plus 2% annual employer contribution, quarterly incentive plan up to 8%, plus programs for fitness reimbursement, educational assistance, and employee assistance.  Take your career to the next level and join us now!

Westlake Pipe & Fittings, a Westlake division (NYSE:WLK), is one of the largest polyvinyl chloride pipe and fittings manufacturer in North America. With 23 manufacturing and distribution locations, the company supplies gasketed, solvent weld and restrained joint pipes and a wide range of fittings for a diverse list of markets including municipal water and sewer, plumbing, water well, pool and spa, and agricultural and turf irrigation. Westlake Pipe & Fittings is an industry leader in product development with Certa-Lok® spline-lock technology and product systems that are focused on building A Better Foundation. To learn more, visit the website at and follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook

We believe in creating a supportive and inclusive culture that empowers and encourages our associates to succeed through individual achievement and teamwork.  A career at Westlake Pipe & Fittings, is enriched with an innovative spirit, high work ethic, and rewarding experiences.  We foster a culture that supports professional development, personal growth, and opportunities for advancement.


To ensure all products and materials have been properly recorded and accounted for by performing the following duties.  Follow SOP’s in PIPE Material Expeditor Binder.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Perform the primary thinking encompassed by this job description. Comply with all Company policies and procedures. Certified as B Level Operator and successfully completed forklift certification.

Properly remove completed palletized units from line and transfer to the weight scales
Check the palletized unit for quality defects and any visual defects (loose or bad banding, broken boards) or any other improper bundling procedures that could cause a safety hazard or damage to the product.

Check the rack for any loose shavings and blow them out if necessary.  Verify the print is accurate, document verification on Expeditor Print Verification Form and turn in with shift paperwork.

Complete paperwork as required.

All weighed and visually inspected palletized units are to be put in the buffer area for Q.A. to inspect.

All scrap is to be cut into 20-foot lengths and banded as a unit (all colors must be segregated) weighed and recorded. Insure all gaskets have been removed. Scrap will then be moved to a hold area by the material expeditor and checked by Q.A. for any gaskets or foreign material.  From the hold area, it will be transferred to a grinding area where it will be checked by the material expeditor before loading into the grinder.  The material expeditor is responsible for keeping the grinder feed table full at all times.

A rejected rack is ultimately the line operator’s responsibility and should be held accountable for correcting the problem.  However, the material expeditor is expected to assist as instructed by his supervisor

Each material expeditor is responsible for the care and routine maintenance of his or her lift.  The lift truck operators check list should be completed before the beginning of the shift and turned in to the supervisor by the end of the shift. 

Material expeditors are responsible for keeping areas clean and organized as defined by Supervisor.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Forklift experience


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; climb or balance; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.  The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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