Job Description

JOB SUMMARY 
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. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

 

  • 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  

  

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES  

 

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

  • Good communication skills 

  • Team player, reliable and high work ethic 

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE 

 

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

  • High School Diploma preferred 

  • 1 year of related experience 

 

EQUIPMENT AND SPECIAL MATERIALS   

 

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

 

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT 

 

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)

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US markets. The base pay range for this position is $19.57 to $20.15. 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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