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Requisition ID:  34940

HEAD MECHANIC

 

 

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.

 

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">******This position will be based at our facility in Dalton, GA, but will be part of a crew that will travel to other facilities.  Some assignments will require overnight stays in which method of travel, lodging, and meals will be provided by the company.*******

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">The Head Mechanic provides facility-wide mechanical maintenance support to minimize production downtime and ensure efficiency and quality.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Responsibilities:

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Troubleshoots and performs repairs on a variety of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Installs machinery and equipment associated with manufacturing, facility and plant systems
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Fabricates and modifies machinery components as directed
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Participates in preventative maintenance tasks and procedures
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Performs carpentry, plumbing, and fabrication work as needed

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Required Qualifications:

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">High School diploma or GED
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Valid driver’s license
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Minimum of 5 years maintenance experience in an industrial setting
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Experience with Stick and Mig Welding (Demonstration required)
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Experience cutting and torching
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Experience using drill press and hand drill
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Experience using a pipe threader
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Experience with broaching and keyways
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Experience with straight edge machine alignment and belt tensioning
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Experience with hydraulics, pneumatics, and steam systems
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Required to work from heights up to 120ft and inside non-permit required confined spaces
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Required to work in weather extremes
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Must have and keep a valid driver’s license
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Must have hand tools
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays and overtime with little or no notice
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Must be able to move oneself freely throughout a manufacturing facility
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Must be able to bend, stoop, squat, stretch, kneel, and assume awkward positions as is dictated by worksite
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Must be able to push, pull, and lift plant equipment weighing in excess of 100 pounds
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Must have the ability to read and write in Basic English

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Preferred Qualifications:

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Tig Welding
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Milling Machine
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Lathe
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Dial indication and laser machine alignment
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Spring pin and hennonic/laser belt tensioning
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Concrete forming and pouring

 

 

 

 

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.