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Requisition ID:  68971

Sr. Industrial Engineer

Glasgow, Virginia, United States, 24555



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 Senior Industrial Engineer to develop and implement plans for highly complex and financially significant improvements and maintenance projects for our Commercial Division.


This position provides project management for cross-disciplinary engineering functions, including operating budgets, project measurements, and control for capability, efficiency, quality, timelines, and safety.


What you’ll do:


  • Manage the development, assessment, and implementation of highly complex production processes to maximize the efficiency of the operations at one or more plant locations.
  • Provide plans, projects, and design systems that increase productivity by improving the integration of people, materials, systems, equipment, and finance.
  • Research, recommend, and implement more efficient and safer carpet-making processes using new, existing, or modified machinery, equipment, or systems.
  • Manage the research, recommendations, and implementation of changes to work methods, materials, machinery, manpower allocation, and safety measures for projects of high complexity and financial significance.
  • Lead the design, programming, simulation, testing, and implementation of automated machinery and processes to complete exact tasks.
  • Provides internal consulting services including process mappings, process and layout design, ROI analysis, and vendor recommendations.
  • Analyze and improve manufacturing costs, manage all labor budgets, Manage and oversee all capital project budgeting


What you have:


  • Bachelor’s in Engineering required. Masters preferred
  • At least 5 years of experience in manufacturing, 10+ years of experience preferred.  
  • History of success leading highly complex projects, including those with large financial impact and with environmental compliance
  • Experience with computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software
  • Six Sigma and LEAN experience preferred
  • Experience in automation and robotics in a manufacturing environment
  • Proficiency in MS Project and other system software and databases


What you’re good at:


  • Communicating with Senior Management and a wide range of internal and external customers, including in high-conflict situations.
  • Challenging established practices, selling new ideas, and exercising good judgment to resolve problems in the absence of formalized guidelines and procedures.
  • Mentoring others and leading diverse teams to achieve results. 
  • Designing and maintaining Industrial Engineering databases of high complexity at a facility or multiple warehouse levels (AS400 and SAP)
  • Great technical, mathematical, analytical, and problem-solving skills


What else?


  • Some travel is required.
  • 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.

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