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Requisition ID:  35168

Manager Maintenance II



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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.





Responsible both directly and through subordinates for the management, coordination and supervision of personnel to manage a cost-effective service-oriented team where manufacturing can achieve its goals and implement company improvement. The Maintenance Department provides equipment maintenance and repair for the assigned facility using the most up-to-date methods available.  Performs with latitude for independent action within the framework of the job’s primary duties.




  • Plans maintenance operations, establishes priorities and sequences for all repair and preventative maintenance services; monitors schedules to ensure tasks and scheduled deadlines are met to plan department operations; prepares operational schedules and coordinates department activities to ensure maintenance services are performed to specifications in an efficient, cost effective, and customer-responsive manner. Monitors and reports daily maintenance related activity.
  • Actively participates in process improvement, modifications, upgrades and expansion projects for the facility. Works closely with various departments to plan and coordinate routine, preventative, and emergency maintenance to maximize equipment availability and production output while minimizing production downtime and operational delays.
  • Develops and works with supervisors in all areas such as employee relations, problem solving, setting and achieving goals, manufacturing processes, skill development, scheduling, disciplinary action, terminations, equipment problems, etc. Aids employees and supervisors in solving work related problems; evaluates the issue and meets with supervisors and human resources to determine the most effective remediation technique.
  • Works closely with plant safety and quality teams to proactively identify issues and develop and/or enhance related programs and procedures; ensures programs are maintained, the department and plant follows applicable law and established Company standards, and the appropriate training and equipment is given to all employees.
  • Works with plant management to plan, develop and control budgets, to ensure the cost-effective production of high-quality products for delivery to customers. Actively participates on short-term planning meetings and projects addressing issues related to labor, manufacturing processes, material requirements, and equipment upgrades based on forecasts of product demand, technology changes, and changes in productivity, supplier capacity, industry trends, performance measures, goals and results, etc. Requires the ability to maintain an awareness of new techniques, methods, and equipment to assist senior plant management in developing plans and implementing policies to continuously improve processes and increase product quality.
  • Works closely with vendors and suppliers to ensure that maintenance functions can be performed in a timely fashion, often coordinating the procurement and delivery of critical components to minimize machine down time.
  • Performs other duties as required by Management.




  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required skills and knowledge to perform the essential function of the job and 6+ years of progressively responsible job specific experience within the functional area that includes a minimum of 3 years in a leadership/supervisory role in an environment of comparable size and diversity.
  • Proficient using a PC and other department specific databases and/or systems
  • Knowledge of Mohawk’s organizational and functional operating structure, products, administrative procedures and policies.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of HR policies, practices, and procedures as it relates to employee relations, hiring, terminations, benefit and compensation plans and administrative guidelines.
  • Knowledge of budgeting and expense control to plan, implement, and control expenditure while maintaining and improving quality standards.
  • Demonstrated experience of skill and expertise required to perform troubleshooting, preventative maintenance, and other basic mechanical and operating problems.



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: Blacksburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia