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Machine Operator

Company: Westlake Corporation
Location: Carrollton
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

Westlake offers you the potential to enrich your work life and career experience in an entrepreneurial environment. We work together to enhance peoples' lives through our products and presence in the communities in which we operate.

The Machine Operator is responsible for safe operation of various light and heavy scrapping and recycling equipment.


  • Comply with Westlake's Safety Policies and Procedures.

    • Regular attendance, timeliness, and scheduling flexibility.
    • Provide safety leadership in promoting and creating a zero-injury safety culture.
    • Operate equipment and machinery safely and efficiently.
    • Set up and operate machines for routine established work.
    • Process treatment of materials.

      • Monitor equipment for proper operation.
      • Use specialized equipment.
      • Help maintain a clean environment.
      • Identify the material that is recyclable to process.
      • Adjust, program, calibrate, and perform preventative maintenance on equipment.

        • Accurately operate and devices.
        • Other duties and responsibilities assigned.


          • Demonstrate mechanical aptitude.

            • Problem solving and decision-making skills.
            • Ability to use basic computer software applications.
            • Legible handwriting required.
            • Ability to perform repetitive work.
            • Ability to work independently and with a team.

              • Basic mathematical competencies.
              • Ability to follow step-by-step instructions.
              • Ability to maintain focus and pay attention to detail.
              • Manual skills to operate machines, tools, and move parts.
              • Excellent communication ability.

                • Able to work unsupervised.
                • Knowledge of light and heavy equipment operation.
                • Must be able to prioritize, stay focused, and handle multiple, diverse responsibilities.
                • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and adapt to frequent changes.


                  • Prior years of experience in the field or related area.
                  • Background in mechanics and electrical.
                  • Experience in a scraping and recycling facility.
                  • Experience in manufacturing is a plus.

                    • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook.


                      The employee should possess the ability to:

                      • Be exposed to sounds or noise levels that may be 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 the required personal protective equipment (hearing, vision, and hardhat protection).

                            Westlake is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristics protected by applicable legislation.

                            If you are an active Westlake employee (or an employee of any Westlake affiliates), please do not apply here. Please go to your Workday homepage and click on the "Careers" worklet and view "Westlake Career Opportunities".

Keywords: Westlake Corporation, Carrollton , Machine Operator, Other , Carrollton, Texas

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