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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 1/5/2017

North American Pipe Corporation Janesville, WI

Janesville, WI
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Job Classification
Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED



In the U.S., our polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resin is utilized by Westlake companies North American Pipe Corporation (NAPCO) and Westech Building Products. North American Pipe manufactures and sells pipe and fittings and Westech Building Products fabricates and sells products for residential and commercial construction. These products are used in projects ranging from water and sewer systems to home and commercial applications for fence, deck rail, window and door systems.

Operator Location WI, Janesville
Requisition Number 1714
# of openings 1

North American Pipe Corporation

Job Description

Job Title: OPERATOR "C"

Department: Production

Reports To: Production Shift Supervisor

FLSA Status: Hourly

Prepared By: PM Team

Prepared Date: January 19, 2010

Approved By:

Approved Date: September 14, 2010

Revision Date: February 28, 2012


The production operator is assigned to a specific cell or work area on a production shift. He or she is responsible for the efficient operation of the production equipment and required to perform the following duties.


* Perform the primary thinking encompassed by this job description.

* Comply with all Company policies and procedures.

* Maintain operation of multiple lines, including loading gaskets and packaging end product for shipment.

* Visually inspect product for quality assurance purposes.

* Measure and record pipe dimensions as required. Take the proper action according to SPC Charting

* Control dimensions to maintain pipe specifications with direct supervision.

* Move bundled pipe from work area (scrap and good product).

* Assist in production line start-up activities and changeovers.

* Follow all operational and safety procedures.

* Cut and band scrap as directed.

* Maintain a clean, safe and orderly work area per established housekeeping standards.

* Understand Belling Operations.

* Report any equipment malfunctions, product defects or unsafe conditions immediately.

* Read and Understand SOP s contained in Operator Manual

* Relieve and assist other operators as needed.

* Work as a team with other personnel.

* Other duties as required


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High School diploma or equivalent required. No prior experience or training.


Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable English words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.


Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to extreme cold and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Westlake Chemical is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability