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Requisition ID:  71981

Operator II

Mt Gilead, North Carolina, United States, 27306



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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.



Sanding Operator II



This is a night shift position working 6pm – 6am. The Sanding Operator assists with coordinating the activities of the Sanding team. This is a fast-paced position and must be able to adapt to multiple situations. The Sanding Operator must be able to take direction and organize several tasks simultaneously.



  • Must be able to perform the job duties of the 120 and 550 Forklift Operators, and the Assistant Operator
  • Coordinate the activities of the Sanding Assistant Operator and Forklift Operators and assist them to ensure that material is being processed correctly
  • Coordinate product changeovers, belt changes, and blade changes on the sanding line
  • Identify material leaving the machinery and label it accordingly
  • Perform quality checks in accordance with Customer specs
  • Assist with cleaning the saw and packaging areas
  • Assist other personnel in repairing or maintaining the machinery
  • Locate, and check out from the storeroom if needed, supplies needed to perform any of the above functions and notify the Sanding Team Leader of any shortages of materials.
  • Communicate any problems or ideas that you have to the Sanding Team Leader.
  • Attend any job-related training deemed necessary by supervision
  • Follow all established standard operating procedures
  • Perform general housekeeping duties as necessary
  • Perform other tasks assigned by management


  • Previous experience in a manufacturing setting preferred
  • Able to operate a 550 and smaller forklift often
  • Ability to read a tape ruler and micrometer
  • Able to use a computer frequently



  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Must be able to push or pull 50 lbs frequently and up to 80 lbs occasionally.
  • Must be able to work in varying temperatures up to 110 degrees and dusty environment.
  • Must be able to climb vertical ladders, multiple flights of stairs and work off elevated surfaces.
  • Must be able to sit and drive forklift on uneven driving surface.



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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