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. Westlake Pipe & Fittings 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


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 design and implementation of all activities of the Quality function.  These activities include ensuring compliance with company policies and applicable standards such as NSF, ASTM, CSA, etc.  Responsible for disposition of defective material.  Analyze and respond to customer complaints.  Carry out other duties as may be assigned by Management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

The primary responsibility of the Quality Supervisor is to daily perform top-quality operational duties safely and efficiently which include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Directly supervise Quality Team Lead(s) and indirectly Quality Technicians and Inspectors.
  • Responsible for ensuring all required inspection is performed according to applicable test methods and at required frequencies.
  • Supervise all testing required for the qualification of new tooling or repair of existing tooling.
  • Ensure the calibration of test equipment against internal and agency standards and that calibration records are kept.
  • Maintain test equipment at ready status, and timely replace defective equipment.
  • Supervise the evaluation of customer complaints and report the results of investigations to stakeholders.
  • Manage identification, quarantine, analysis, and disposition of defective material.
  • Comprehend and apply pertinent standards like NSF, ASTM, CSA, as required.
  • Work with outside Inspection, or Listing agencies (NSF, Intertek) as required for product approval and site certification.
  • Conduct on the job training for all department personnel.
  • Participate in general administrative programs such as management initiatives, profit improvement or cost savings programs, material and energy conservation, etc.
  • Champion site and department safety objectives.
  • Perform special studies and/or duties as assigned by Management.

Supervisory Responsibilities: All Quality personnel.

Qualifications: Minimum of 3 years in Quality preferred.  Position also requires a background and working knowledge of statistics, injection molding, product inspection, and lab supervision. 2-4 years of supervision experience preferred. Supervision experience in a manufacturing environment is a plus.

Education and/or Experience: BS/BA in Engineering, Science, or Quality preferred.

Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend sufficient English to follow work instructions. Legible writing.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to perform basic mathematics including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and averaging with both whole and fractional numbers.

Reasoning Ability: Capable of applying written procedures to test results and initiate appropriate actions.

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 job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Ability to lift 35 pounds 3 feet high, dexterous use of both hands and feet. Good, corrected vision and hearing, Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time, up to 70% during working hours. Must be able to work with limited supervision.

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. Exposed to heat, cold water, oil, noise, grease, dust, dirt. 

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