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QUARTZ - RAW MATERIALS LEAD OPERATOR - C SHIFT

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Date: Nov 25, 2022

Location: USA Dickson TN Quartz (L0732), Tennessee, United States, 37055

Company: Mohawk Industries

 

Join the largest manufacturer of tile and natural stone in the United States and watch your career stand out with Dal-Tile, a subsidiary of Mohawk Industries.

 

Our close-knit team of dedicated professionals has made us the success we are today. In exchange for their hard work, we support our people with a family-friendly work environment, a commitment to promoting from within, unique benefits that go beyond just medical and dental, and a belief that every employee deserves a productive life outside of work. If this sounds outstanding to you, take the first step forward and explore a career with Dal-Tile.

 

 

Primary objective:
Safely operates and oversees operation of all equipment in the raw materials area and warehoused product areas.

 

Major functions and scope:
•    Ensures safe and efficient operation of all assigned equipment within the Raw Materials department
•    Initiate and drive safety, quality and production improvements in raw materials
•    Follows the Quality Management System (QMS)
•    Oversees and assists with all raw materials operations
•    Transports, weighs, and mixes appropriate ingredients and oversees the processes being done by other team members
•    Assists in the training of all operators within the raw materials department.
•    Monitors all materials being blended or loaded into the line for accuracy and quality
•    Performs pigment color tests (cookies) utilizing the methods developed by QC
•    Owns the Raw Materials areas while on shift and takes a leadership role in maintaining high quality standards
•    Monitors equipment or processes and reports problems to supervisor including safety, quality, productivity, and systems-related issues
•    Keeps raw materials delivery systems free of extraneous material by inspecting and cleaning all belting, transition points, and catch pans.
•    Performs audits of the raw materials area relative to safety, quality, and productivity for the department.
•    Utilizes floor scrubbers and cleaning tools to maintain plant floors within all departments.
•    Able to receive trucks and complete all receiving paperwork including trailer inspections.
•    Follows standard operating procedures, safe operating practices, 5S, standard work and other lean manufacturing principles
•    Communicates immediately any production, or quality impacting events to the supervisor on duty and or the raw materials supervisor
•    Keeps all materials within the plant organized
•    Stages material for loading silos.
•    Oversees production of test pigments.
•    Understands the SOPs and assists with any revisions that may be needed
•    Ensures area stays safe, clean, and organized
•    Supports a life-long learning environment, enhancing own skills as well as assisting in the development of other team members
•    Must be willing to cross department lines and help the team where needed
•    Performs other related duties as required
•    Ensures all chemicals and supplies are received and stored safely until being delivered to production.

 

Education and knowledge:
High school diploma or equivalent experience

 

Experience:
1 year previous manufacturing / production experience. Forklift experience is preferred

 

Competencies:
•    Strong leadership skills
•    Strong written, oral and communications skills 
•    Ability to understand and speak basic English 
•    Good math skills
•    Good record keeping skills
•    Coachable
•    Accurate measurement capability
•    Must be Dal-Tile certified to operate powered industrial trucks
•    Ability to wear PPE and maintain company safety policies

 

We offer competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, career opportunities, and an environment of creativity and growth.  Examples include:  Company Match on 401k, Employee Purchase Discount, and Tuition Reimbursement.

 

Dal-Tile is a proud supporter of our U.S. military, veterans and their families - Thank You for Your Service!
Active military, transitioning service members and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

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