Job Description


This position repairs and maintains the assigned machinery and mechanical equipment ensuring at all times that the company safety rules are followed. 



  • Comply with Westlake Safety Policies and Procedures  

  • Regular attendance, timeliness and scheduling flexibility 

  • Performs preventive maintenance operations on machinery according to schedules 

  • Installs, rebuilds and repairs a wide variety of machines as directed by the Maintenance Manager/supervisor 

  • Services and maintains a limited range of building and production equipment following procedures 

  • Analyzes, detects, and determines the nature of the problem and provides input as to the extent of the repairs required. Troubleshoots to and selects materials needed for the repairs. 

  • Notifies Maintenance Manager of recurring equipment malfunctions and corrective actions taken 

  • Assembles, replaces or refits parts as warranted 

  • Tear down and rebuild presses as needed to repair dies  

  • Assists with building repairs 

  • Replace and refit parts 

  • Instructs and provides technical assistance to lower level mechanics as required 

  • Follow and enforce company safety policies and procedures among the maintenance mechanics at all times. 

  • All other duties as requested or assigned 




  • Industrial mechanical skills 

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance 

instructions, equipment manuals, and company manuals and procedures. 

  • Use hand and power tools, welding equipment, drill press, and other related industrial repair equipment 

  • Demonstrate manual dexterity and mechanical aptitude 

  • Good communication skills and ability to read, speak, write English (bilingual Spanish helpful) 

  • Ability to observe, identify, deduce and troubleshoot equipment malfunctions 

  • Quick learner and ability to work under minimal supervision 

  • Math skills and computer skills 

  • Industrial electrical skills preferred 



  • Associates Degree and/or post-high school technical training highly desired, or equivalent experience 

  • 2 + years of related experience required - in a manufacturing environment preferred 

  • 2 + years tearing down and rebuilding presses 

  • 2 + exp with tooling and dies 




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. 

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