This position includes: Stacker, Sheet loader, Bander, Unloader, Middleman, Samples, Oxides, Hand Specials.
Comply with Westlake Safety Policies and Procedures
Follow Westlake attendance policy and production requirements
Stacker: Perform the task but not limited to removing tile from the production line and inspecting and assuring good quality tile is properly stacked onto a pallet for packaging prior to shipping.
Bander: Assure stacked production is banded correctly and prepare stacking tables for the stackers.
Unloader: Perform duties as a stacker while manually removing molds from racks onto a process belt for final preparation to be packaged for shipping.
Middleman: Back up lead and assure production line is running at the best efficiency and be able to drive a forklift to assist with breaks and change overs.
Samples: Responsible for selecting, labeling and packaging tiles/material to be sent to customers. Must be familiar with color and color blends to be able to select the correct samples.
Oxides: Make small bags of oxides for samples
Hand Specials: Produce hand-made specials in a consistent manner with regard and attention to quality and quantity
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, equipment manuals, and company manuals and procedures.
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
Ability to attention to details
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
High School Diploma highly desirable but not required
1 year of general labor experience in a similar setting, preferably in a manufacturing environment but willing to train
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
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.