Job Description

$18.54/hr

Westlake Pipe & Fittings, a Westlake company (NYSE:WLK), is the second-largest polyvinyl chloride pipe and fittings manufacturer in North America. With 35 manufacturing and distribution locations, the company supplies gasketed, solvent weld and restrained joint pipes and a wide range of fittings for a diverse list of markets including municipal water and sewer, plumbing, water well, pool and spa, and agricultural and turf irrigation. Westlake Pipe & Fittings is an industry leader in product development with Certa-Lok® spline-lock technology and product systems that are focused on building a better foundation. To learn more, visit the website at WestlakePipe.com and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

SO WHY WESTLAKE PIPE & FITTINGS?

We believe in creating a supportive and inclusive culture that empowers and encourages our associates to succeed through individual achievement and teamwork.  A career at Westlake Pipe & Fittings, is enriched with an innovative spirit, high work ethic, and rewarding experiences.  We foster a culture that supports professional development, personal growth, and opportunities for advancement. 

COMPETITIVE PAY & BENEFITS

  • Benefits Effective Day 1
  • Med, Den, Vision, 401k (4% match), Annual Retirement Contribution (2%), Life & AD&D
  • Paid Vacation
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Fitness Reimbursement Program
  • Pay for Knowledge Program
  • Opportunity for Advancement

SUMMARY

The production operator is assigned to a specific cell or work area on a production shift.  He or she is responsible for the efficient operation of the production equipment and required to perform the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

  • Perform the primary thinking encompassed by this job description.
  • Comply with all Company policies and procedures.
  • Maintain operation of multiple lines, including loading gaskets and packaging end product for shipment.
  • Visually inspect product for quality assurance purposes.
  • Measure and record pipe dimensions as required.
  • Take the proper action according to SPC Charting Control dimensions to maintain pipe specifications with direct supervision.
  • Move bundled pipe from work area (scrap and good product).
  • Assist in production line start-up activities and changeovers.
  • Follow all operational and safety procedures.
  • Cut and band scrap as directed.
  • Maintain a clean, safe and orderly work area per established housekeeping standards.
  • Understand Belling Operations.
  • Report any equipment malfunctions, product defects or unsafe conditions immediately.
  • Read and Understand SOP’s contained in Operator Manual Relieve and assist other operators as needed.
  • Work as a team with other personnel.
  • Other duties as required

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US markets.  The base pay range for this position is $18.54/hr to $23.69/hr.  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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