Job Description


The Inspector-QA supports production activities through oversight of routine activities associated with; process control auditing; supplier quality and raw material identification, tagging, tracking; laboratory testing; data processing; specification writing, editing, publishing, and training.  The Quality Control Auditor is a quality leader who must be able to identify and monitor several departmental processes consecutively.


  • Comply with Company Safety Policies and Procedures
  • Responsible for working with other plant departments and corporate sourcing regarding non-conforming raw materials to identify, segregate, count, issue hold-tags, document, and communicate status
  • Responsible for developing, editing, training of raw material acceptance criteria
  • Responsible for developing, editing, training of department Procedures and Technical Sheets
  • Participate in activities related to raw material projects and new process development projects
  • Conduct specialized testing using laboratory equipment such as sieve analyses, color spectrometer, freeze-thaw, pigment qualification testing, compression testing
  • Participate in the oversight of the CAPA data per instructions from the Quality Supervisor
  • Accurately collect and manage data in Word, Excel, Access
  • Build partnerships, contribute to team success and initialize action
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by department and plant management
  • Regular attendance, timeliness and scheduling flexibility


  • Excellent Safety and Attendance Record
  • Strong Numerical/Calculate ability
  • Strong English conversational skills
  • Essential to this position is the ability to be a highly productive self-directed worker
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Proactive behavior and a self-starter with the ability to be self-motivated to start and complete projects with minimum daily supervision or direction
  • Flexible - must be able to work any shift, overtime and weekends
  • Production Stone/Texture/Color knowledge
  • Strong Computer skills, Excel specifically and Outlook


The employee should have the following:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and training or certification in relevant skill or trade
  • 1 - 2 years' experience in a relevant field


The employee should possess the ability to:

  • Prolong standing or in stationary position
  • Complete repetitive movements such as typing
  • Be exposed to sounds or noise levels that maybe uncomfortable
  • Complete repetitive movements
  • 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

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US markets. The base pay range for this position is $24.00 to $32.00. 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 another form of compensation may be provided as a part of a total compensation package (also to include a full range of medical and other benefits).

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.

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