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Requisition ID:  75663

Press Assistant Operator

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:  

Safely and efficiently assists in the quality inspection and operation of press production lines. Operates various automated industrial machinery components in the manufacturing of laminate flooring panels. 


Major Function and Scope:  

  • Complies with all safety rules and procedures 

  • Participates in startup and operation of Press Production Lines 

  • Participates in product and or process troubleshooting of routine issues 

  • Assists with changeovers on all Press Lines 

  • Uses reaction plans to aid in troubleshooting and inspection of production 

  • Performs quality testing on finished product; including 100% visual inspection on product that is set out for testing to identify any defects, and uses master sample to ensure correct product is being run 

  • Visually inspects panels and marks each defect found to ensure that it gets rejected at the finish line 

  • Communicates quality issues to the press operator and shift lead, and recommends needed adjustments 

  • Follows controls and procedures so that the end-product is produced to established quality standards 

  • Conducts daily housekeeping and TPM responsibilities as required 

  • Records material consumption and production in appropriate computer applications 

  • Performs all other related duties as assigned by management 


Type of Experience and Knowledge: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent 

  • 1 year of manufacturing experience in a fast-paced work environment 

  • 1 year of experience with automated machines 

  • Basic computer skills 

  • Mechanical aptitude/Machine operation knowledge 

  • Problem solving skills 

  • Attention to detail 


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 noise from machinery, dust, fumes and variable temperatures. 

  • Other working conditions may include working 12 hours shift and a fixed shift rotation, 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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