Job Description

We are looking for a few good people to join us as Profile and Matting Operators!

What will you do?

  • Learn to set up and operate equipment which extrudes and packages plastic parts that comprise our customer products.
  • Performing a wide variety of semi-repetitive or unique precision assembly and production operations where methods and sequence of assembly are described by production specifications or detailed written instructions.
  • The operator may have some opportunity to operate grinders, blenders, mixers and pelletizes.
  • This position ensures the highest quality product at the lowest possible costs while meeting customer specifications and delivery requirements in accordance with Dimex policies and procedures.

This role is a fast-paced continuous manufacturing line in a team-based manufacturing environment.

All production operator positions are part of a 24-hour operation of 12- hour rotating shifts. You will work a total of 7 dayshifts and 7 nightshifts in a 28 day period.

What Does Westlake Dimex offer to employees?

  • Exciting and dynamic work environment with plenty of opportunity for career growth
  • Competitive pay
  • Quarterly and annual bonus programs
  • Day 1 benefits:  Medical, dental, vision
  • Life insurance and optional life and dependent insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Matching 401K with an annual retirement contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Caregiver and Paternal Leave
  • Scholarship program for dependents
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • and MORE!

See the details below and if this role sounds like a fit for you - don't hesitate, apply today!

We are currently holding open interviews on Tuesdays from 2:00 - 4:00 so you don’t have to wait to be contacted - just bring a resume (if you have one) and come on in!


  • Responsible for product packaging which includes weighing, labeling, and inspecting products that meet quality and shipping regulations. 
  • Sets up, starts up and operates all machinery 
  • Monitors all production and equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation. 
  • Troubleshoots equipment and processing issues.
  • Weighs ingredients to meet recipe specification and loads into machinery, or ensures the correct ingredients are delivered to the work area and loads pre-blended materials into machinery.
  • Examines materials visually and/or physically to ensure conformance with established standards. 
  • Completes and maintains all required system inputs/transactions. Responsible for data integrity
  • Documents work completed as required including logs, data reports, procedures, etc
  • Participates in training, meetings and continual improvement processes and methods
  • Performs all required machine and tooling cleaning.  
  • Maintains plant housekeeping standards
  • Follows and complies with all safety and work rules and regulations
  • Mentors less experienced employees

Entry level - At least 6 months proven experience in an industrial operations environment is preferred.  Experience in a plastic extrusion, colorants and additives or related manufacturing environment is an added benefit.  More entry level candidates may occasionally be considered if he/she demonstrates an aptitude for equipment-oriented work through some type of personal or scholastic experience.


  • Work Standards - Sets high standards work performance; assumes responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks as is appropriate for the operator position.
  • Must be able to read/comprehend written and oral instructions in English; read and comprehend safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and product recipes/materials.
  • Must have mathematical skills to add, subtract, multiply and divide and apply these skills to weights, measures of volume, speed, and distance.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate in English one-on-one and in small group situations.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively in fast paced team environment. 
  • Must be competent in computer and PC data entry. 
  • Must have problem solving skills and some mechanical aptitude.
  • Must have manual dexterity sufficient to operate a wide variety of small hand tools, scales, calipers, tape measure, hand trucks, utility knife and computer equipment.

Application Instructions

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