Job Description

About Westlake Pipe & Fittings

Westlake Pipe & Fittings, a Westlake company (NYSE:WLK), is the second-largest polyvinyl chloride pipe and fittings manufacturer in North America. 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 and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.


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


  • 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
  • Opportunity for Advancement

Summary: Responsible for the set up and supporting the bar code machine operation. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:   

This position reports directly to the Bar Code Supervisor and will receive direction from the Bar Code Manager or Acting Supervisor in the absence of or in conjunction with the Bar Code Supervisor. 

The primary responsibility of the Bar Code Set-Up is to safely and efficiently perform top-quality operational duties on a daily basis which include (but are not limited to) the following: 

  • Adjusting of guide rails to the size of fitting running, adjusting of applicator head to the fitting running.  

  • Installing labels on the machine properly, setting machine counters, setting label sensitivity dials, setting label sensors in correct position.  

  • Setting of box holder under parts diverter.  

  • Assure proper palletizing and customer identification.   

  • Reset machine for the next fitting.  

  • Able to plan your shifts scheduled workload.   

Supervisory Responsibilities: None 

Qualifications: Must be knowledgeable of the functions of barcode department. 

Education and/or Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent.   

Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend sufficient English to follow work instructions. Able to learn basic computer entry functions. 

Mathematical Skills: Basic mathematical skills and counting ability required. 

Reasoning Ability: Must be able to pay close attention to detail, have general deductive reasoning skills to troubleshoot minor issues and knowledgeable of how and when to escalateMust be able to work without close supervision. 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: None 

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to do some climbing on machines, be able to lift up to 30 pounds on occasionand be able to be on feet for 8 hours. 

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. General factory. Exposed to heat, cold, noise, dust, oil/grease and traveling powered industrial vehicles. 



Training Requirements: 

  • General Job Duties: Knowledgeable of how to set-up and support the various production lines in the Bar Code department, including ink jet printers, baggers, robot arms, conveyors, and photo eyes 

  • Line OperationResponsible for keeping Bar Code lines running and following the production schedule to run the machines required to meet the plan. 

  • Quality Control & Auditing: Employees are trained on defective parts and how to verify counts, part numbers, barcode readability, etc. 

Application Instructions

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