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Requisition ID:  46785

Sustainability Certification Manager



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:


Mohawk is looking for a Sustainability Certification Manager who can do more with Mohawk and its multitude of brands.   


This position will be responsible for the collection and analysis of data that supports corporate sustainability strategies via third-party certifications. These certifications allow for strategies that will ultimately drive sales growth by influencing customer preference for Mohawk products.



What you’ll do:


  • Research, analyze, and support client-specific strategies that deal directly with sustainability certifications
  • Work closely with existing third-party certification programs and certifiers to help lead audits, review processes, and visit facilities to ensure conformity and company standards
  • Act as liaison between internal operations and external vendors regarding sustainability issues at the plant level
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to develop appropriate solutions for managing sustainability requests from internal groups
  • Provide support to the team(s) on projects such as Living Product certification, sustainability reports, the Take Back recycling program, and Sales Force
  • Develop and maintain system manuals for sustainability certification programs, as well as maintain databases related to materials
  • Assist with RFI and RFP responses related to sustainability  



What you have:


  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, engineering, or related technical field
  • Two to four years prior work experience in manufacturing, quality compliance, or sustainability
  • Familiarity with various sustainability certification programs and drivers
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills to perform calculations and interpret and adapt known methods or operating concepts to certification programs
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other corporate software applications such as SAP, SQL, and AS400



What you’re good at:


  • Working collaboratively as part of a fast-paced team, with strong personal organization, to coordinate on multiple, companywide sustainability initiatives
  • Communicating effectively with a wide range of individuals in written, oral, and interpersonal form
  • Fostering cooperative relationships with internal business units, regulatory agencies, certifying bodies, and government entities
  • Engaging your emotional intelligence to exercise judgement, initiative, and resourcefulness when needed
  • Thriving on problem solving and enacting plans to overcome obstacles



What else?


  • Working conditions may range from a normal office environment to a high-traffic production floor
  • While we’re a primarily in-office team, we thrive on flexibility and ensuring our people can balance personal and professional time
  • 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