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Requisition ID:  69482

Production Engineer

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.


Primary Objective: 

Responsible for the aspects of meeting department Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost objectives.  Will provide daily support to the production team.  Strong focus on ensuring that production lines meet quality and delivery targets.  Will maintain and develop the necessary specifications and process documentation to both sustain and improve the process.  Will use engineering skills to troubleshoot problems to root cause, and put countermeasures in place to prevent re-occurrence. 


Major Function and Scope:

  • Responsible to ensure that the department meets safety, quality, delivery, and cost targets.
  • Performs hands on line support to the operations team.
  • Uses engineering problem solving skills to troubleshoot quality and production problems to root cause with limited supervision.
  • Implements solutions to prevent re-occurrence of production and quality problems.
  • Maintains and develops necessary process documentation and specifications to continually improve the process.
  • Assists with qualification and non-conformance process of new and existing vendors as required.
  • Identifies, defines, and measures improvement opportunities by analyzing production data.
  • Responsible for identifying and executing cost saving projects in the department.
  • Provides weekly production reports as needed to track and improve targeted areas.
  • Performs new and existing equipment startups and operates manufacturing lines
  • Communicates effectively with all team members in the plant (forklift drivers, operators, technicians, managers, etc.)
  • Complies with all company safety rules and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Experience, Competencies and Supervision:

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or 2+ years of specific work experience as a Production Engineer/Process Engineer in an automated manufacturing environment.  –  Knowledge or experience with Six Sigma and Lean desirable. 



  • Excellent communication skills, oral, written, presentation and interpersonal.
  • Critical thinking, strong time management, complex problem solving, and information processing abilities.
  • Hands on problem solver.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-starter, technical aptitude, strong mathematical, analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of system software, PC proficiency- Access, Excel, Word and MS Project and other databases.


Other Pertinent Job Information:

Ability to travel as required.  Must be able to walk long distances, climb on machinery and stand for long periods of time.  Bending, crouching and stooping may be required.  Must also be able to work in non-climate controlled facilities.  Work environment is a noisy, high traffic manufacturing production floor. 

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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