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Requisition ID:  60033

Director HR Compliance



     Find your more with Mohawk!


At Mohawk Industries, we’re committed to more – more customer solutions, more process improvements, more sustainable manufacturing and more opportunities for our people.

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. Come find your “more” with Mohawk!

What we need:


Mohawk is looking for a Director Human Resources Operations who can do more for all Mohawk.


The Director of HR Compliance provides leadership on compliance and best practice and assists in formulating Mohawk’s long-term strategy to mitigate compliance risk.  Proactively works with HR Leadership, Legal and other relevant departments on HR processes and related initiatives.  This position will provide leadership, development and technical expertise to HR Partners across business units.


What you’ll do:


  • Oversees HR compliance areas including but not limited to: Affirmative Action, I-9 and E-Verify compliance, wage and hour, required training, leave of absence/FMLA and other leave/time off policies governmental and compliance data requests, and reasonable accommodation.
  • Develops metrics and conducts HR audits for each compliance area to ensure adherence.
  • Oversees implementation of corrective action plans to ensure ongoing compliance.
  • Leads ad hoc project teams to address any deficiencies in HR compliance identified and develop or modify policies and processes to ensure ongoing compliance.
  • Drives innovation of current processes by providing insight of best practices in the industry.
  • Responsible for ensuring HR policies and processes comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.
  • Research and monitors changes in HR compliance requirements and legislation in federal, state & local sector.
  • Informs senior HR leadership of any changes requiring new or modification of company policies and processes.
  • Manages process, communication, and documentation of changes to employee guide and policies.
  • Leads implementation of changes in policies and regulations governing compliance.
  • Oversees and leads compliance-related projects and initiatives and proactively formulates risk mitigation strategies.
  • Audits mandatory postings and provides resources to HR partners.
  • Works with Legal Counsel, and other departments on compliance-related issues and on any external audits conducted by government officials.
  • Collaborates with the Learning & Development department to ensure appropriate training is provided to HR partners and Management on compliance requirements, the company’s compliance policies and processes and third-party mitigation.
  • Oversees record retention compliance for employee files and provides alternative tools/ideas to digitize documents.
  • Responsible for government data requests outputs and process. 
  • Provides quarterly report outs to Sr. HR Leadership.
  • Propose and implement improvements leading to best practice.
  • Works closely with business leadership and local Human Resources teams to develop and deliver policies and procedures in relations to compliance.


What you have:


  • Bachelor’s degree in HR or Business Administration or related field.
  • 8+ years of professional experience in Human Resources, Employee Relations or related fields with a multi-state company, manufacturing preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in HR operations or compliance.


What you’re good at:


  • Experience in designing and implementing compliance programs.
  • Strong background in HR with core knowledge of OFCCP, EEOC, DOL regulations and practices (experience with desk or site audits and/or investigating EEOC claims is a strong plus)
  • Superior knowledge of key HR systems
  • Excellent collaborative skills that translate into effective leadership of a group as well as meaningful participation in short-term project teams
  • Ability to build solid working relationships across divisions/functions; ability to gain agreement on issues and next steps from diverse audiences
  • Strong analytical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to accomplish short-term goal and longer-range objectives
  • Solid verbal, written, presentation, interpersonal and consultative communication skills to effectively interact with and positively influence all levels of management, internal and external customers
  • Strong project management skills: ability to manage multiple initiatives simultaneously.
  • Ability serve as a subject matter expert in enterprise projects.
  • Executive level interpersonal skills.

What else?


  • Normal office environment, frequent telephone and in-person meetings, occasional travel to local and out-of-state locations required
  • While we’re a primarily in-office team, we thrive on flexibility and ensuring our people can balance personal and professional time
  • We’re located in a pretty great spot – check out this video to see what we mean


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

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