Share this Job
Requisition ID:  38088

Design and Development Intern - Summer 2021

 

 

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.

 

 


Who We Are

Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy remodeling and new construction requirements. We are in search of Difference Makers to help us innovate solutions that floor the imagination of our customers; while providing value to their lives. We’re redefining flooring with products that not only minimize climate impact but also foster beauty and allow people to connect and thrive. If you would like to make a direct impact with a multi-billion Fortune 500 global leader in flooring fashions; while making the world a better place, then we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Program Overview

Each intern is presented a real business challenge within their group that provides the opportunity to exchange ideas with subject matter experts for optimal learning and development that leads to real solutions. At the end of the summer, our interns get together to showcase their awesome accomplishments during an event we call the “Intern Expo”. But we aren’t ALL business, throughout the summer our University Relations team hosts exclusive events such as featured executive lunch & learns, plant tours, personal & professional development sessions and intern socials.

Your Role

  • Trend/Market Research

 

Competitors, Collection and sales data

 

  • Perform competitive market research of new product introductions, marketing strategies and other new flooring developments.
  • Using Mohawk sales data, create an interactive space using product samples to show what is happening in our market.
  • Research new design trends, not only the flooring market, but also in interior design.

 

  • Design and Development

 

Mohawk designs and developing new patterns

 

  • Review and categorize existing and new designs to assist in determining the future needs of flooring collections.
  • Assist in developing new product designs and learn the resilient design development processes.
  • Create colors for designs in the lab or digitally as needed.

 

Qualifications

  • Enrolled in an accredited Bachelors degree program in Interior Design, Industrial Design.
  • Minimum 2.7 GPA
  • Completed freshman year of courses

Preferred Skills

  • Intermediate Adobe Creative Suite Skills
  • Photoshop

Perks & Benefits

As an intern at Mohawk you can look forward to competitive pay, paid holidays off, potential relocation/housing assistance based on work location and employee discounts on Mohawk products and many others.

 

 

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: Dalton