Job Description


The glass handler is part of the glass department, responsible for production schedules, loading, and unloading glass. This role oversees sorting glass according to the paperwork specifications. The glass handler checks glass quality and can identify basic glass defects. This position stages pieces of product onto racks to continue with the next part of the process.


  • Maintain a count of the number of pieces of glass placed on the rack.
  • Place the glass in the proper orientation onto racks.
  • Comply with Westlake Safety Policies.
  • Regular attendance, timeliness, and scheduling flexibility.
  • Moves glass from one rack to another.
  • Repeat the process until the rack is full.
  • Inspect glass for any defects.
  • Communicate with shift supervisors, and other line support regarding glass issues.
  • Turn in completed orders on time.
  • Process work orders and procedures.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities requested by the supervisor.


  • Able to read a tape measure precisely.
  • Ability to lift large sheets of glass.
  • Maintain attention to detail.
  • Basic mathematical calculations.
  • Hear audible noises.


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.


The employee should possess the ability to:

  • Be exposed to temperature extremes inside or out.
  • Be exposed to sounds or noise levels that may be uncomfortable.
  • Prolong standing for up to 12 hours performing shift work or in a stationary position.
  • Complete repetitive movements.
  • Bend or twist.
  • Wear all the required personal protective equipment.
  • Work in constant noise above 85 decibels.
  • Handle, control or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • Lift/move up to 50 pounds.
  • Remove or replace items up to 50 pounds.
  • Ascend or descend stairs.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to modification to accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

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