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Requisition ID:  76302

Twister Operator - Work-Based Learning

Roanoke, Alabama, United States, 36274



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.




Twister Operator – Work-Based Learning


This role is part of Mohawk Industries Work-Based Learning Program (WBLP) and is only open to qualifying students currently enrolled in a High School WBL program. The WBLP with Mohawk is designed to allow students the ability to learn, develop and build onto their industry related skills within the Yarn department, while completing a High School curriculum.


Students who do NOT need the WBL credit may still apply, but strongly encouraged for those seeking credit in WBL.  



Your Role:

  • Set up, operate and tend a large number of machines organized into a frame that twist yarn together.
  • Performs any combination or all of the following duties:
  • Stays informed of applicable OSHA and company guidelines and operating procedures, and proactively identifies unsafe working, building, and other environmental conditions to management and/or appropriate department for resolution.
  • Performs other duties as required.
  • Creel single or double ply yarn packages.




  • Current High School Junior or Senior, at least 18 years old
  • Flexible Hours & Availability to accommodate school schedule
  • Ability to read and write in Standard English 
  • Ability to perform basic math calculations such as addition and subtraction.
  • Ability to communicate in standard English to understand and follow verbal or written instructions and to keep simple records and make reports.
  • Ability to maintain an acceptable level of attendance in accordance with company and department guidelines.
  • Ability to Multi-task.
  • Ability to lift to 20 pounds.
  • Ability to constantly bend, crouch, and stoop throughout the shift.
  • Must also be able to work in non-climate-controlled facilities.
  • Ability to work in an environment that is noisy, high traffic production floor.


  • Flexible scheduling around school schedule
  • Opportunities for advancement and Apprenticeship pathways upon completing High School
  • Working within a leading global manufacturer with hands-on training and mentoring



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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