Janesville, WI 
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description

Are you a production professional looking for a company who cares about your safety and overall future career development? Do you enjoy working in a smaller manufacturing environment with a close family feel? Do you take pride in the role you play ensuring the company you work for makes a high-quality product? If this sounds like you, let's talk!

Westlake Pipe & Fittings, a Westlake company (NYSE:WLK), is the second-largest polyvinyl chloride pipe and fittings manufacturer in North America. With 35 manufacturing and distribution locations, 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 , and .


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
  • 2/2/3 12 Hour Work Schedule, this means you are only scheduled to work 6 months out of the year.
  • Free Lunch Fridays


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

  • Own the process of the 5-Why program for root cause problem solving.
  • Administer the NAPCO Safety program on the production shift level; including, but not limited to, conducting safety training, shift meetings, inspections, reporting, incident investigation and follow up.
  • Analytical with a passion for details, complete accurate and timely reports and paperwork including documents generated during shift including, but not limited to; Data pass, SAP Production Reports, SPC Charts, shift personnel's attendance, overtime and disciplinary events.
  • Problem solver, provide technical support to production team members.
  • Recommend alterations and redesign of equipment through the use of root cause analysis as they become either obsolete or in need of alteration or redesign.
  • You enjoy training others. Direct, Supervise and develop team members to meet or exceed goals and objectives such as production output, scrap rates, material utilization, and regrind usage.
  • Recommend promotions, demotions and disciplinary action of subordinates.
  • Direct, supervise and develop team members with regard to quality of the product to Westlake standards, to include testing and record keeping.
  • Oversee the effective and timely changeover of production lines to meet customer requirements.
  • Attend Supervisor meetings as required.
  • Lead by example taking ownership of total housekeeping of the plant during the work shift and enforce all housekeeping policies with team members.
  • You take pride in being the face of the company, conduct actions on the job with professionalism.
  • You excel as a leader, plan and coordinate the duties and responsibilities of all production personnel.


  • HSED or GED required
  • 3-5 years' experience working in a production environment, understanding of PVC extrusion cause and effects preferred.


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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit or smell. 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.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, extreme heat, and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Take your career to the next level and join Westlake Pipe & Fittings pipeline to success!

Westlake Management Services, Inc. is proud to offer equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants to join our company and to succeed as members of our team regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, marital status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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