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Requisition ID:  43955

Industrial Engineer - Manufacturing Material Flow

 

 

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.

 

 

WHO WE ARE:

Improve Daily. Inspire Others. Achieve Excellence!! These are just a few words that describe what life is like at the Mohawk Thomasville Laminate Flooring Manufacturing site.

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.

 

WHO WE'RE LOOKING FOR:

We’re looking for highly motivated, passionate, diverse, talented team members who want to Innovate, Create, and Grow with us.

 

This position reports directly to the Thomasville Manufacturing site Packaging Production Manager and will be responsible for leading and directing Manufacturing Materials Movement Activities to ensure safe and efficient operations, by establishing standards, procedures and policies to support the continuous improvement contributing to inventory accuracy and warehouse layout efficiency.

 

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:

  • Design, develop, and implement solutions for improving material flows through the factory using Lean Principles (5S, Visual Factory, Kanban, etc.)
  • Optimizing layout and space requirements, reducing line impact, analyzing and reviewing product flow, and evaluating/proposing solutions to improve.
  • Inventory Control - Document and maintain inventory control procedures; Supervise and monitor inventory cycle counts.
  • Implement paper and board storage processes to ensure FIFO.
  • Root Cause Analysis - Review and evaluate internal controls related to inventory control misses, buy creating and developing standard procedures / routines to identify, correct and prevent misses.
  • Lead a team of 25+ material handlers and receiving associates to optimize material flow.
  • Establish recycling practices for as much of the waste products as possible.
  • Owns forklift fleet to include maintenance, upkeep, and new equipment procurement.
  • Leads forklift safety committee
  • Utilize the One Point Lesson process to Coach and motivate team to proactively address potential safety issues and concerns
  • Develop and Standardize Safety Procedures for Onboarding and Training for all Fork Lift Operations.
  • Foster and develop a strong team of material handling personnel & leaders through selective recruitment, thorough and consistent on-boarding process, training, coaching, and identification and addressing of competency gaps within team

 

Education & Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Lean Manufacturing Experience
  • Strong computer skills. High degree of attention to detail, accuracy and efficiency.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness with interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong mathematical skills.
  • Hands-on leader willing to support the team where needed
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, multi tasked person
  • Ability to support a 24/7 Operation

 

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: Greensboro