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Requisition ID:  56564

Sr Research & Development Engineer



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 Sr. Research and Development Engineer who can do more with Mohawk.


This position is responsible for executing research and development programs to meet business needs for improvement and cost reduction of existing products and processes, introduction of new products and processes for existing businesses, and development of new business applications for existing core technologies. 


What you’ll do:


  • Execute research programs for improvement and cost reduction of existing products, the development of new products, processes and raw materials, and development of new business applications for existing core technologies.
  •  Participate with senior management in developing strategic organizational goals and recommending projects to achieve these goals. Manages projects to meet business objectives
  • Understand product functional and customer requirements.
  • Develop bench tests to verify product meets requirements and set appropriate specifications to ensure product reliability and manufacturability.   
  • Maintain knowledge of emerging technologies, practices, and products in the marketplace, which may affect the organization’s core businesses or result in new opportunities.
  • Document new product ideas and product improvement ideas; ensure patent activity to protect new development. 


What you have:


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent field
  • Three to five years of R&D experience in fiber extrusion, product development, or research and development
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and R&D software


What you’re good at:


  • Working collaboratively as part of a fast-paced team, with the ability to motivate and direct the activities of others
  • Communicating effectively with a wide range of individuals in written, oral and interpersonal form
  • Using logic to draw high-level conclusions based on engineering data parameters and reports 


What else?


  • Some travel
  • 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: Dalton

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