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Requisition ID:  29505

Warehouse Associate I Bolingbrook IL 1st Shift

We are always in search of Difference Makers to help us generate solutions and solve problems so that we can continue flooring the imagination of our customers; while providing value to their lives. We're redefining flooring with products that not only minimize climate impact but also foster beauty and allow people to connect and thrive.

If you would like to make a direct impact with a multi-billion dollar Fortune 500 global leader in flooring fashions, while making the world a better place, then we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Mohawk Industries is the world’s largest flooring company – and we are growing. We are a Fortune 500 company (NYSE: MHK) and our competitive advantages are huge.

 

 

1st Shift Monday - Friday

Saturday morning safety meetings = 4 hours every 8 weeks

 

Perform various functions in support of warehouse operation, including shipping, loading, and delivery of flooring products. Position requires a high level of skill and knowledge of multiple aspects of warehouse operations.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Perform pre-operational safety checks and complete a vehicle inspection report before operating equipment.
  • Recharge lift truck battery or replace/refuel propane tank.
  • Unload goods from storage areas, bin locations, or trailers.
  • Understand and follow instructions given by the onboard RF unit.
  • Correctly operate the hand-held scanning device.
  • Manually load/unload pad or other materials not designed to be handled by forks or pole
  • 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  

 

Qualifications:

 

  • One year of experience as a Warehouse Associate I required.
  • Dependable with good attendance record.
  • High School graduate or GED.
  • Ability to operate forklift equipment and pass the Mohawk lift truck certification test.
  • Possess extensive knowledge of inventory and cycle count procedures.
  • Must be able to work assigned shift
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision in a team; work well with others and must show enthusiasm, initiate, and pride in work
  • Ability to form basic mathematics and weight measures
  • Ability to understand written communication, organizational skills, and problem-solving capabilities, detail-oriented and the ability to communicate with others
  • Ability to follow oral and/or written instructions and interpret department operating standards
  • Under minimum supervision, job duties are subject to specific instructions and standard work routine.
  • Ability to communicate in standard English to understand and follow verbal or written instructions and to keep simple records and make reports. 
  • Must be able to sit, stand, reach, bend, and twist without restrictions.
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods.
  • Must be able to lift 80 lbs. several times a shift.
  • Vision must be correctable to 20/40.
  • Will be required to climb on and off a lift truck numerous times a shift.
  • Must be able to operate lift truck controls.
  • Must be able to load and unload pad materials without restriction.

 

 

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

 

 

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.