Job Description

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Why choose Westlake Pipe & Fittings?

  • Benefits Day 1!
  • Structured Retirement Savings Plan: The Company will match your contributions up to a certain percentage.
  • Quarterly Bonus Programs
  • Annual Incentive bonus
  • Fitness Reimbursement Program: The Company will reimburse up to 50%.
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Vacation
  • Scholarship Program
  • Training & Development - Access to multiple platforms of learning (online, in person, 3rd party training institutions)
  • Community Relations - We support and encourage our employees to volunteer their time and efforts in worthwhile causes and donate funds to assist various charitable groups.


  • Directs production for the plant, leads production team in meeting or exceeding the operational and financial goals set out for the operation. Support & Develop a culture of continuous improvement and acts as a mentor to support team members reach their personal development goals and responsibilities with the organization.


May include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provides leadership, planning, and assist in directing manufacturing activities, employees, and projects at the manufacturing facility.
  • Deal openly and fairly with operational hourly employees while maintaining consistency and adherence to company policies.  Comply with and administer divisional rules, regulations and policies in respect of employee relations and other matters.
  • On daily basis, mentor, counsel/coach Shift Production Supervisors on best methods to prepare employees with required job and safety training as well as methods to improve employee motivation and hourly decision making/involvement.
  • Foster employee input processes to improve manufacturing performance, safety, product quality, cost control, productivity, environmental protection
  • Plans, develops, and implements strategies to meet departmental and company goals within agreed upon budgets and timeframes.
  • Leads and builds a team of diverse skilled employees to continuously achieve optimal performance and energize the workforce.
  • Develops a data driven culture to make logical and timely decisions.
  • Leads lean manufacturing initiatives and continuous improvement initiatives using modern techniques.
  • Serves as liaison between manufacturing and other departments so as to understand all necessary aspects and needs of operational development. Work positively with other departments to achieve the operation’s goals for finance, human resources, sales, customer service
  • Maintains a safe working environment for all employees and ensure that employees follow established safety rules to ensure the goal of zero injuries.


  • Min. 7-10 years manufacturing work experience, with some union, career progression, multiple shift operations (24/7).  Multi-site management would per preferred.
  • JHSC certified with evidence of strong background in managing safety
  • Proven tacking record with Lean Six Sigma and continuous improvement.
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Demonstrates excellent problem-solving abilities, and effective management skills. 
  • University degree preferable engineering or equivalent
  • Knowledge of SAP/Oracle JDE is a plus
  • Proven track record for sustained continuous improvement projects and team building, growth and personal development


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate as normally based in an office.  Some of the work may be required in the operating units which can require usage of required PPE including safety glasses, hearing protection, etc.  May also result in exposure to outside elements and may require usage of stairs and elevators.  Travel including air travel or auto travel may occasionally be required.

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