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Requisition ID:  30659

HEAD MECHANIC - Green Street (Dalton, GA)

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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.



******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.*******


The Head Mechanic provides facility-wide mechanical maintenance support to minimize production downtime and ensure efficiency and quality.



  • Troubleshoots and performs mechanical repairs on various gauge tufting machine
  • Install tufting machinery and equipment
  • Rebuild tufting machines
  • Creel maintenance
  • Fabricates and modifies machinery components as directed
  • Perform tufting preventative maintenance tasks and procedures


Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Minimum of 5 years tufting maintenance experience
  • Required to work in weather extremes
  • Must have and keep a valid driver’s license
  • Must have hand tools
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays and overtime with little or no notice
  • Must be able to move oneself freely throughout a manufacturing facility
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat, stretch, kneel, and assume awkward positions as is dictated by worksite
  • Must be able to push, pull, and lift plant equipment weighing in excess of 100 pounds
  • Must have the ability to read and write in Basic English


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Tig Welding
  • Milling Machine
  • Lathe
  • Dial indication and laser machine alignment
  • Spring pin and hennonic/laser belt tensioning
  • Concrete forming and pouring


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.