Job Description

Westlake Housing & Infrastructure Products has an opening for a Material Technician in our Molding Department.

The schedules for this position are:

Night Shift- 7:00 PM-7:00 AM (36-48 hours per week rotating schedule).  A $2.00 Shift Differential is paid for every night shift hour worked.


Day Shift-7:00 AM-7:00 PM

  • Paid vacation and paid holidays beginning day one of employment
  • 5 Bonuses per year based on plant performance
  • 401(k) with company match up to 4%, plus an annual 2% contribution
  • Safety Shoes allowance
  • Prescription Safety Glasses allowance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance beginning day one of employment
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Benefits
  • Fitness Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Free Basic Life Insurance (2x your salary)


Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Trains and relieves machine operators as needed
  • Fills in for the Lead during their absence, including performing color changes, quality checks, and become familiar with mold changeovers
  • Reads work order or follows oral instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be moved
  • Counts, weighs, and records number of units of materials moved or handled on daily production sheet
  • Lifts heavy objects by hand or with power hoist, and cleans work area, machines, and equipment to assist machine operators
  • Dumps by hand materials such as colors or plastic, into machine hoppers or move product by hand onto scrap pallets
  • Operates industrial truck or electric hoist to assist in loading or moving materials and products
  • Reads spread sheets to determine specific material requirements at changeovers
  • Performs necessary maintenance and repair on some equipment used
  • Responsible for performing the physical tasks involved in the shipping, receiving, storing, and distributing of products, materials, parts, supplies and equipment
  • Prepares and maintains records of product movement
  • Pulls raw materials and finish product from various locations for manufacturing orders


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.

The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Application Instructions

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