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Requisition ID:  48437

Safety Training Manager


     Find your more with Mohawk!


At Mohawk Industries, we’re committed to more – more customer solutions, more process improvements, more sustainable manufacturing and more opportunities for our people.


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. Come find your “more” with Mohawk!

What we need:


At Mohawk, safety is a core value and we are building a world-class safety culture that empowers our employees to work safe and live safe.  We are looking for a Manager of Training and Development to support Mohawk’s Flooring North America (FNA) division by developing and deploying a dynamic curriculum that engages our diverse workforce, as well as leading a training team assigned to classroom, field and/or virtual safety training. 


What you’ll do:


  • Develop, execute and evaluate all safety courses delivered within Mohawk FNA, including creation of training materials, assessments, learning activities, etc.
  • Work with divisional safety and operational leadership to identify needs and ensure strategic alignment of the training department with business goals
  • Monitor company safety metrics and identify areas for training improvement/ intervention
  • Manage team resources, including maintaining the budget, personnel and technological assets to achieve departmental and business objectives, including identifying potential vendors to achieve needs internal resources cannot meet
  • Lead instructional training design activities for facilitator lead programs (classroom and web-based) including participation in project meetings, material development and train the trainer programs
  • Facilitate virtual and in-person safety training and development opportunities to employees at various levels of the organization
  • Ensure accurate and timely tracking of facilitator-led learning activities in Mohawk’s Learning Management System
  • Keep current on the latest educational and training techniques, activities and resources to ensure Mohawk’s safety culture remains engaging and exciting


What you have:


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 7+ years in field operations or training, including 1 or more years of supervision experience
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment (preferred)
  • Enthusiasm and passion for employee development, partnered with the ability to apply fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of adult learning
  • Working knowledge of OSHA 1910, 1926 and FMCSR/ DOT (preferred)
  • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills in virtual and face-to-face classroom delivery
  • Project management and safety cultural change experience (preferred)


What you’re good at:


  • Working collaboratively as part of a fast-paced team, with strong personal organization, poise and professionalism 
  • Communicating effectively with a wide range of diverse individuals in written, oral and interpersonal form
  • Inspiring, developing and coaching a high performing team of engaging trainers located throughout the country
  • Achieving results through team efforts, challenging established practices and drawing relevant conclusions 
  • Connecting with employees at all levels, and building strong relationships that allow you to persuade, market and sell new ideas based on culture, audience and business needs 
  • Exercising independent judgment and demonstrating solid time management and organizational skills, including the ability to meet tight deadlines and schedules


What else?


  • This position will require domestic travel
  • 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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