EXTRUDER OPERATOR (RECYCLING) 7p-7a at Mohawk Industries

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Location: Dalton, Georgia





Job Description:

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At Mohawk Industries, we're committed to more - more customer solutions, more process improvements, more sustainable manufacturing and more opportunities for our team.


As a Fortune 500, global flooring leader with some of the best-known brands in the industry, Mohawk is a great place to start or develop your career with an emphasis on more of what's important to you. Whether you want to lead more, innovate more, learn more or create more, you can find your more with Mohawk.



Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for personal safety and monitor the safety of others
  • Must follow the quality management system policy and procedures
  • Communicate with previous shift lead about key information
  • Obtain all necessary supplies
  • Assure all supplies are in place when needed
  • Constant monitoring of all quality checks
  • Monitor safety practices to assure all procedures are being followed correctly
  • Monitor dust collection system
  • Troubleshoot machine problems
  • Gather all necessary forms and file in appropriate place
  • Enter data
  • Driving lift truck to move full and/or empty bins of off quality pellets
  • Driving lift truck to move full and/or empty bins of slab waste, trim waste, milling dust.
  • Driving lift truck to unload trailers loaded with milling dust, slab waste, and pallets.
  • Enter data into SAP.
  • Inspect quality of processed material, noting size and dimension accuracies for a quality final product
  • Verify the correct heats and formula.
  • Identify and report worn parts immediately.
  • Maintain a clean and efficient work area.
  • Troubleshoot and report machine malfunctions.
  • Perform proper and efficient changeovers.
  • Use the correct settings on assigned equipment.
  • Prevent defects through the process.
  • Follow setup and run procedures, safety and quality procedures as documented.
  • Must be willing and able to stand for long periods of time and work flexible hours.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and cleaning.
  • Complete all documentation accurately.
  • Make machine adjustments when necessary.
  • Must follow the quality management system policy and procedures.
  • Communicate production or quality issues to appropriate team members.
  • Inspect and sort off quality product when needed.
  • Operate lift truck, overhead crane, hoist.
  • Job rotation and relief of other team members.
Essential Skills and Experience:
  • Must have a High School or GED diploma
  • Must be 18 years old or older
  • Flexible for all shifts
  • Computer efficient (Basic Excel and Word skills)
  • 2 years mechanical or maintenance experience
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • High level of mechanical aptitude
  • Commitment to company values and safe work practices
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Prior leadership experience desired
  • Lift Truck Operation Certified

Physical Demands and Work Environment:


The physical demands and work environment characteristics 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.

- Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand for long periods of time; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel object, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk; and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include color vision, close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Should expect to see approximately 25% of work time spent operating a lift truck.

- Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.


Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk's vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, and Quick-Step. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world's largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.


Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don't Work participant.
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