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Requisition ID:  58125

Safety Specialist II



Are you looking for more?

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.




What we need:


Mohawk is looking for a Safety Specialist II to do more for Mohawk by supporting an accident-free workplace, implementing safety policies and programs, providing training, generating and maintaining safety documentation, and helping to ensure compliance with state and federal laws within assigned facility or location.



What you’ll do:


  • Work with operational leaders to identify and correct potentially hazardous situations or procedures
  • Observe and monitor employee behavior and communicate with employees in real-time to correct the hazardous behavior to reduce workplace injuries, improve regulatory compliance and improve the safety culture of the facility
  • Review and update Job Safety Analysis documents to identify and avoid work-related hazards by outlining specific work procedures required to perform each job safely and effectively
  • Participate in accident and incident investigations, including conducting employee interviews, to determine root causes of an event; summarize and make recommendations regarding corrective actions necessary to prevent additional accidents
  • Conduct plant audits and implement safety policies and programs to maintain compliance to local, state, and federal law
  • Collaborate with other divisional safety professionals to share best practices and improve safety throughout the company



What you have:


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline
  • Or a minimum of 5 years of related experience
    • (An equivalent combination of education and training can be used)
  • Thorough understanding of OSHA safety disciplines, other regulatory guidelines and common industrial safety practices



What you’re good at:


  • Communicating and negotiating effectively with a wide range of internal and external individuals in written, oral and interpersonal form 
  • Honing your ability to persuade, market and sell new ideas based on culture, audience and business needs 
  • Achieving results through team efforts, challenging established practices and drawing relevant conclusions 
  • Anticipating problem areas and implement effective solutions before problems occur
  • Exercising independent judgment and demonstrating solid time management and organizational skills, including the ability to meet tight deadlines and schedules 



What else?


  • Working conditions range from average office or classroom environment to high-traffic production floor (including occasional to frequent exposure to minor hazards and safety requirements while performing routine job tasks)
  • We’re located in a pretty great spot – check out this video to see what we mean



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.

Nearest Major Market: Calhoun

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