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Requisition ID:  51751

Shift Leader III- 3rd Shift (Samples)



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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.






Distribution Shift Leader


     Find your more with Mohawk



  • Manage the associates and daily activities required to successfully run the shift.
  • Must be able to strictly adhere to all safety and departmental policies and procedures. 
  • Implement department plans that are consistent with productivity, inventory, and labor goals.
  • Manage orders in process and keep all ship vias moving.
  • Manage current projects and special activities.
  • Optimize utilization of assets by overseeing and directing activities to ensure support of shipping plans.
  • Work closely with Manufacturing and provide assistance when necessary.
  • Plan priorities for the distribution of outgoing materials in accordance with the priority shipping and zone skip programs.
  • Monitor operations to ensure all deadlines are met in accordance with established daily operational objectives.
  • Formulate and prepare ideas to reduce obsolete inventory and process times to increase inventory turns and reduce waste in process steps.
  • Monitor key performance indicators (production vs plan, schedule attainment, etc.) and proactively communicate issues and gaps with Manufacturing, Logistics, Planning, Customer Service to drive resolution.
  • Analyze and maintain replenishments at SKU level to insure the appropriate safety stock levels.
  • Participate in short-term planning meetings and projects, addressing issues related to labor, material requirements, changes in productivity, performance measures, and goals.
  • Develop and work with supervisors in all areas such as employee relations, problem solving, setting and achieving goals, budget control, manufacturing processes, scheduling, disciplinary action, terminations, equipment problems, etc.
  • Provides a safe work environment that meets the guidelines of the Company safety program while achieving the departmental safety goals.
  • Performs other duties as required.




  • Work experience with demonstrated professional growth and achievement in an organization of comparable size, business diversity, scope and complexity, experience.
  • Demonstrated experience developing solutions to diverse and complex business problems.
  • LEAN Manufacturing, 5S, Six Sigma, or other comparable training and experience preferred.
  • Proficiency using a PC and other department specific databases and/or systems.
  • Knowledge of Mohawk’s organizational and functional operating structure, products, procedures, and policies.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of HR policies, practices, and procedures as it relates to employee relations, hiring, and terminations.




  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively interact with Senior Management and internal customers.
  • Ability to communicate in an antagonistic situation using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict and maintain professionalism in accordance with corporate standards. 
  • Strong supply chain process knowledge.
  • Ability to present and explain information and statistical data in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others, and gains understanding. 
  • Ability and willingness to challenge established practices and draw relevant conclusions.
  • Ability to persuade, market and sell new ideas.
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment and exercise good judgment to resolve problems in the absence of formalized guidelines and procedures.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to lead and direct a diverse work group and achieve results through team effort and the ability to direct the activities of others.




 The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work to be performed by employees within this job classification. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required for assignment to this position.



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: Dalton