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Requisition ID:  75752

Automation Technician

Thomasville, North Carolina, United States, 27360



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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.



Primary Objective:   

The position is responsible for the functionality, operation and maintenance of electrical automation and control technology in the manufacturing process throughout the entire company.  


Major Function and Scope:  

  • Troubleshoots, installs or replaces programmable automation and controls equipment.  

  • Troubleshoots, installs or replaces variable frequency drives in stand-alone applications as well as integrating into existing systems.  

  • Solves process control related problems (control cycles, PID loops) in existing programs.   

  • Troubleshoots automation networks (Controls component as well as servers – client network).  

  • Supports manufacturing process by providing technical support for manufacturing operations.  

  • Installs, replaces and calibrates field instrumentation including RTDs, thermocouples, flow meters, and pressure transducers, stand-alone PID controllers, web guiders, Thickness measurements  

  • 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  


Type of Experience and Knowledge:   

  • Associate degree or its equivalency in electrical technology from accredited school or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and experience to perform the essential functions of the job  

  • Demonstrated proficiency in process\control automation.    

  • Five or more years' recent experience in repairing, maintaining and installing electrical equipment, systems or applications.  

  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals and publications.  

  • Computer proficiency including Microsoft Office, CAD, ladder logic software, HMI development software and other systems.  In-depth knowledge electrical code, most effective technology, and proficient using all applicable tools and equipment.  

  • Ability to read and understand technical documents and instructions such as blueprints, electrical schematics, ladder logic programming, troubleshooting and repair manuals.  

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where limited standardization exists.  

  • Ability to maintain a valid driver’s license.  

  • Must be able to move oneself freely throughout a manufacturing facility.  

  • Good interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with internal and external customer and to build effective working relationship with diverse work groups.  

  • Must be able to use standard electrical test equipment.  

  • Proficient in performing basic math calculations such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing in all units of measure, including fractions and decimals.  


Physical Requirements / Other Pertinent Job Information: 

  • This position requires the team member to work with machinery in an environment where there may be regular exposure to chemicals, noise from machinery, dust, fumes and variable temperatures.  

  • Other working conditions may include working flexible shifts, including holidays.  

  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.; bending, squatting, climbing ladders and stairs are required. 


Disclaimer: The information on this description was prepared by Compensation and department management and is designed to indicate the general nature and level of the work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. 



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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