Job Description


The primary responsibility of this position will be to start-up and set-up the extrusion operations, monitor and maintain the operations while running and shutdown and perform minor maintenance on the line as needed. The goal will be to keep the extrusion lines running continuously and efficiently while producing a product that meets or exceeds our customers’ expectations.

  • Comply with Westlake Safety Policies and Procedures
  • Regular attendance, timeliness, and scheduling flexibility
  • Set and Start-up extruders
  • Install dies using hand and power tools
  • Regulate Vacuum, Air pressure, Sizing rolls, temperature, and Synchronize speed of extruder to produce a quality product.
  • Adjust speed, temperature, raw material flow to produce a quality product within Westlake specs.
  • Examine product for defects and correct them.
  • Measure the product to ensure it is within Westlake Specs.


  • High school or GED equivalent


  • Prolong standing or in stationary position
  • Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist requiring full use of the lower extremities and back muscles
  • Complete repetitive movements such as seizing, holding, grasping, tuning, or otherwise using hand or hands using the whole arm
  • Be exposed to sounds or noise levels that maybe uncomfortable
  • Complete repetitive movements such as picking, pinching, or otherwise working with fingers and wrists
  • Wear all required personal protective equipment (hearing, vision, and hardhat protection)
  • Lift/move/transport items up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to move or traverse about the facilities
  • Must be able to ascend/descend stairs or ladders
  • Ability to work around dust, chemicals, and other substances, and in various environmental conditions


This position works in a fast-paced manufacturing facility.  Noise level commensurate with large machinery.  Ear and eye protection must be worn at all times and steel toed shoes. Long pants are required.  Temperatures, although maintained, can be affected by outside weather conditions.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US markets. The base pay range for this position is $19.76 to $30.08. This range is based on relevant market data in our lowest and highest geographic markets. Pay is based on several factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, experience and skillset. Westlake is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, sign on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package (also to include a full range of medical and other benefits).

Application Instructions

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