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Requisition ID:  65350




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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.



Press Operator III



This is a 12-hour night shift position working 7pm – 7am. The Press Operator oversees the operation of the air graders, forming station, forming line, and press from a computerized workstation. A Press Operator makes process changes to maximize production while maintaining quality standards.



  • Monitors the continuous production of product through the air graders, forming line and press from computer work station
  • Identifies process variation, determines the source, and works to eliminate it
  • Performs root cause analysis on problems and assist with implementing solutions
  • Ability to multitask; monitor several computer screens, communicate by phone or radio with effected employees and address issues all within a certain event
  • Ability to communicate and work closely with outsourced technicians on projects
  • Need to know the working process of the outfeed system; diagonal saws, star coolers, trim saws and stackers.
  • Record data from the outfeed; downtime out of production and reject classifications.
  • Be able to make adjustments to obtain A-grade board when receiving feedback that board has fallen below specifications.
  • Understanding and ability to read charts, measurements and explaining steps taken on the process
  • Maintain storage files of emails, dimension and sample check sheets and storage cabinet
  • Communicates with other control room operators to maintain stable and consistent production
  • Assists in planning and executing production line shutdowns to minimize downtime while maximizing efficiency
  • Monitors raw board quality and takes immediate action to eliminate problems negatively impacting it
  • Directs press housekeeping activities during scheduled maintenance days and during production
  • Assists maintenance personnel in performing technical work
  • Safely work around the press and forming area and the leadership qualities to direct the assistants, helpers and contractors to safely accomplish the designated tasks
  • Maintain a clean and orderly workstation because of numerous reports needed for review
  • Ability to handle simultaneous events in real time with time restraints
  • Performs other related duties as required



Two or more years of experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.



  • Core competencies include strong communication and interpersonal skills, listening skills, data analysis and interpretation.
  • Position requires individual to climb multiple flights of stairs and ladders daily, ability to work in tight quarters, and ability to work in hot spaces
  • Must be able to pass a respirator fit test and wear a respirator  
  • Must be capable of lifting and carrying 50 lbs. for a short distance.
  • Must be capable of standing/walking for a 12 hour shift with minimal breaks.
  • Must be able to withstand working in heat up to 110 degrees for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able climb ladders and stairs up to heights of 50 ft.
  • Must be capable of working on elevated surfaces without fear of heights.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly on 2 way radio.



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: Greensboro

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