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Date: Sep 18, 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.



Job ID: 47878

Position Title: Kiln Department Manager

Employer/Company: Dal-Tile Corporation

Worksite Location: Sunnyvale, TX




  • Plan, organize, and manage production operations for a specific department(s) across all shifts
  • Help to maintain a safe, healthy and organized working environment for all areas
  • Plan and schedule work to meet production requirements while making effective use of labor, material, and equipment
  • Manage supervisor(s) on all shifts insofar it relates to the kilns to maintain production within department
  • Coach and review performance of direct reports
  • Serve as technical expert in plant for assigned process, sufficient to train new supervisors or production employees
  • Assure adherence to operating standards, assists in the coordination of production schedules and budget planning
  • Interview applicants and evaluates selection of new employees in hiring and transfer process
  • Conduct training on new procedures and oversees new hire training
  • Perform other duties as required; ensure the kiln equipment is working within specifications, safely and efficiently
  • Ensure quality control measures are met; troubleshoot problems that present themselves at the exit (cracks, warpage, size etc.)
  • Identifies and resolves kiln issues and notifies upstream departments when upstream causes are identified
  • Monitor the inventory of kiln consumables, including, but not limited to, rollers, roller bricks, baffles, burner blocks, hoses and similar items
  • Monitor status of equipment and consumables and organizes/requests interventions to maintain optimal conditions (rollers change and cleaning, baffles and walls repair, other operations with maintenance support)
  • Ensure all personnel are trained on kiln standard operating procedures
  • Coordinate maintenance needs for departmental operations
  • Kiln Department Manager position has 25 total direct reports. Positions that report to the Kiln Department Manager are Technicians and Operators.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 1 year of experience in EACH of the following:
    • Experience as a supervisor; and
    • Experience in a ceramic tile manufacturing facility
  • Requires less than 10% travel to domestic locations only
  • Experience may be gained concurrently



All interested applicants must submit resume and complete online application at Search Job ID: 47878


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.