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Requisition ID:  57719

Head Mechanic

     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 you’ll do:

  • Troubleshoots and performs repairs on a variety of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components
  • Installs machinery and equipment associated with manufacturing, facility and plant systems
  • Fabricates and modifies machinery components as directed
  • Participates in preventative maintenance tasks and procedures
  • Performs carpentry, plumbing, and fabrication work as needed


What you have:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Minimum of 5 years maintenance experience in an industrial setting
  • Experience with Stick and Mig Welding (Demonstration required)
  • Experience cutting and torching
  • Experience using drill press and hand drill
  • Experience using a pipe threader
  • Experience with broaching and keyways
  • Experience with straight edge machine alignment and belt tensioning
  • Experience with hydraulics, pneumatics, and steam systems
  • Required to work from heights up to 120ft and inside non-permit required confined spaces
  • 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


What else:

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.


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. 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

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