Job Description

This position is responsible for operating the forklift to move product and materials around the facility in an efficient manner while adhering to all established safety policies and procedures. 



  • Comply with Westlake Safety Policies and Procedures  

  • Regular attendance, timeliness and scheduling flexibility 

  • Operate forklift in a safe and effective manner and follow all safety and company policies 

  • Inside forklift driver:  

  • Feed the production lines by removing wet tile racks and putting dry tile racks on the line 

  • Transport tiles between the racking section of the tile machine and the cure bays using a forklift to remove racks of wet tiles, placing them in the cure bays and removing cured tiles and placing them back in the racking machine for further processing 

  • Outside forklift driver: 

  • Load trucks with the proper tile color and profile, in a timely manner 

  • Responsible for unloading inner-company transfer trucks, as well as assistance with unloading other shipment materials, in timely manner 

  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks on the forklift to ensure safe and efficient operationNotify the Line Supervisor of any safety or maintenance problems immediately 

  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor  



  • Basic mathematical skills (i.e. ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide) 

  • Good communication skills 

  • Team player, reliable and high work ethic 



  • Able to read, comprehend and follow simple instructions, required. 

  • High School Diploma preferred 

  • 1 year of related experience 



  • Forklift, mixers, air driven pumps, moisture balance and dust collector system. 



The employee should possess the ability to: 

  • Be exposed to sounds or noise levels that maybe uncomfortable 

  • Withstand exposure to temperature extremes inside or out  

  • Prolong standing or in stationary position  

  • Complete repetitive movements 

  • Bend and/or twist  

  • Lift/move/transport items up to 50 pounds 

  • Ability to move or traverse about the facilities 

  • Ability to work around dust, chemicals, and other substances, and in various environmental conditions 

  • Wear all required personal protective equipment (hearing, vision and hardhat protection) 


This is not necessarily an all-inclusive list of job related responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities or may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship. 

Application Instructions

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