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Requisition ID:  74702

Material Planner

Thomasville, North Carolina, United States, 27360



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.



Job Description:    

  • Works extensively with MRP system to manage tactical purchasing of raw materials to support fast-paced, high-volume manufacturing environment.
  • Creates and maintains production schedules for specified workcenters in support of overall production schedule/
  • Works directly with suppliers on planning and scheduling requirements in addition to providing suppliers with longer term forecasts.  Ensures that deliveries are made as planned.
  • Monitors inventory levels to balance warehouse space and production needs in support of corporate KPIs.
  • Manages material flow of WIP materials between production facilities.  Recognizes and understands production requirements.  Meets daily with Production Planners, Inventory Control and Distribution to confirm plans.
  • Maintains planning parameters of raw materials for proper MRP planning.
  • Coordinates with Product Management, Master Data, Suppliers and Packaging Engineer on raw material for new product development.
  • Assists as necessary in various Supply Chain projects spanning all production sites.


Required knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Highly analytical:  critical-thinker; strong analytical aptitude and attention to detail; problem solver
  • Excellent computer competence:  comfortable working in a very automated environment with multiple and complex software systems; experienced in MS Excel; familiar with ERP/MRP fundamentals
  • Organized:  ability to multitask and prioritize; results oriented
  • Strong interpersonal skills:  a team player that communications effectively at all levels, both internally and externally; relationship builder
  • Flexible:  adaptable and able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment; able to work additional hours when required
  • Professionally mature:  a proactive self-starter with the ability to work with minimal direction, but also follow directions; remains calm and focused in high pressure situations
  • Motivated:  enthusiastic; strives for excellence; continually seeks to improve self and company; ability and strong desire to grow with the company; leads by example
  • Bachelor’s degree and two+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • APICS classes/certification a plus



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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