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DIGITAL PRINTER SERVICE ENGINEER

Date: Apr 28, 2021

Location: USA Sunnyvale TX Clay Rd (L051, Texas, United States, 75182

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.

 

 

The Digital Inkjet Technical Engineer is the primary resource driving preventative and proactive maintenance, working with international vendors and interacting with the graphics dept. to adjust images and print quality of the digital printers. Leads the analysis and preparation of materials for the glaze line process, as well as continuously monitoring and driving waste reduction and process improvement in this world class organization.

 

  • Key leader in the development and implementation of safe work practices, as well as setting safe condition standards; particularly in the areas of ergonomics and material handling.
  • Is a key leader in the facilitation of the Behavior Based Safety program, drives the Management of Change process and ensures all relevant LOTO’s, JHA’s and SOP’s are taught, audited and continuously reviewed in.
  • Evaluates innovative process technologies and communicates with Technical Manager on technical operations.
  • Supervises process improvement research and new product introduction and monitors the research of new materials to improve processes and reduce costs.
  • Conducts Quality Control audits and coordinates corrective actions when audits reveal operations outside control plan specifications. Follows the Quality Management System.
  • Analyze production and material failures to ensure corrective and preventive actions are developed that improves safety, quality and production reflecting best practices
  • Resolves technical problems with regards to shade variations, glaze defects, application problems and other problems as needed.
  • Maintains standards and assists Technical Manager with process improvements with success measured by process reliability.
  • Coordinates necessary training identified in technical areas using internal and external resources.
  • Extensive knowledge of digital printing, graphic adjustments and on the floor practical aptitude toward the digital printing process and equipment.
  • Maintains budget, records, and other controls to keep costs at a minimum consistent with efficient operations.
  • Maintain proper shutdown, startup, and operational procedures
  • Troubleshoot and maintain complex electrical, electronics, communication, analyzing error message, and error simulation
  • Understand and maintain ink pressure systems (meniscus, purge, printer)
  • Troubleshoot and maintain complex pneumatic, electronic and mechanical systems
  • Disassemble and properly reassemble complex and precise mechanical assemblies (relating to the printing process and quality there off)
  • Understand all aspects of the printer workflow – color balance, droplet size, load and print images, modify images utilizing Photoshop software
  • Troubleshoot, change, and align print heads
  • Identify and correct common digital printer quality defects
  • Maintain inkjet printer machines and accordingly update service records there off
  • Drive continuous improvement by developing engineering solutions that optimize all phases of the production process
  • Performs other related duties as required

 

Education & Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Automation, or Instrumentation Engineering/Engineering Technology or equivalent experience and knowledge of ceramic industry or 5 years of equivalent experience.
  • Strong Mechanical and Electrical skill set required

 

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.