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Requisition ID:  33647




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.



Primary Objective: 

  • Responsible for planning, developing and coordinating safety compliance and programs to control risks, prevent losses and protect the personnel and assets of the Company.
  • Ensures compliance with Federal, State and local safety laws, regulations, codes and rules.
  • Guides and directs Mohawk’s strategic safety initiatives to ensure a safe and accident-free work environment.


Major Function and Scope: 

  • Analyzes and classifies risks and losses as to frequency and severity and measure financial impact upon the Company.
  • Designs and directs programs to reduce accidents, occupational illness, and exposure to long term health hazards.
  • Trains employees and management in safe practices including: Hazardous Communications, blood borne pathogens, and respirator use. Lock-out/tag-out, fork lift operation and safe lifting.
  • Administers the policies and procedures and manage the subordinate staff relating to the Company’s Safety Program and regulatory requirements.
  • Prepares and submits recommendations to Senior Management, for action plans to minimize company exposure to costs associated with Worker’s Compensation.
  • Represents the Company on Safety issues which may include meeting with attorneys, state, federal regulatory agencies.
  • Maintains internal communication programs and process to ensure both management’s and organization’s awareness of compliance issues, activities and federal, state and local regulatory activities that affect technical and quality compliance
  • Performs other duties as requested by management


Type of Experience and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field required.
  •  Knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations as they apply to technical operations in a regulated environment
  •  Knowledge of the organization, environmental codes and the ability to identify potential loss exposure
  • Three to five years experience in a safety related field required with a preference of five years experience at the Senior Management level managing a large staff.



  • Wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected
  • Excellent verbal written communication, organizational skills and problem-solving capabilities, detail oriented; ability to effectively exercise tact, discretion, judgment and diplomacy with employees, customers, and management.
  • Ability to train in all areas of safety and health
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability and willingness to accept responsibility, willingness to challenge established practices and draw relevant conclusions, including the persistence and willingness to take calculated risk.
  • Ability to perform in a high pressure environment and/or crisis situation and render good decisions to resolve the problems, maintain safety and ensure adherence to Corporate Code of Conduct
  • This position has a varying number of direct reports.





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.