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Requisition ID:  68823

Manufacturing Technical Team Lead



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.



Primary Objective: Technical line owner, directly responsible for maintaining press manufacturing line reliability and readiness, utilizing best manufacturing and engineering practices.


Major Functions and Scope:

  • Ensures compliance with all company safety rules and procedures.
  • Responsible for technical uptime of assigned manufacturing line.
  • Maximizes equipment availability using planned maintenance activities, improvement projects, and upgrades.
  • Provides hands on training and mentoring within the maintenance team.
  • Works directly with operations and technical team to prioritize and improve TPM processes.
  • Plans/Schedules/Coordinates, and documents routine TPM events for department assigned equipment.
  • Sustains/Returns equipment to designed capabilities through planned maintenance.
  • Maintains required critical spare parts, inventory accuracy, and 5S efforts.
  • Provides equipment troubleshooting support and assists in developing standards for maintenance procedures and processes.
  • Utilizes a CMMS (SAP, or similar) to track, predict, prevent, and plan maintenance activities, such as TPM, work orders, routine checks, and inspections.
  • Ensures that information is clearly communicated and understood by all parties, prior to execution of tasks. Follows up on open points promptly.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


Knowledge, Experience, Competencies and Supervision:

  • Formal training and practical experience in an industrial manufacturing setting as an Electro-Mechanical Technician, Engineering Technician or Automation Technician



  • 3 years’ experience in an automated manufacturing environment
  • 1 years’ PLC troubleshooting or programming
  • 1 years – Working in a maintenance role utilizing fabrication, mechanical, and electrical crafts
  • 1 years’ experience leading projects or direct supervisory experience



  • Team player with leadership ability
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities with exceptional attention to detail
  • Familiarity with PLC programming and troubleshooting techniques
  • Technology and automation minded, with a strong understanding of pneumatics, hydraulics, motors, AC/DC Electricity, gearboxes, robotics and tools.
  • Apply working knowledge to implement and improve TPM methods for efficiency improvements
  • Able to work with minimal supervision on various projects from conception to completion 
  • Ability to interpret and produce technical reports, electrical drawings and schematics
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately in a high demand environment when equipment is down
  • Proven capability of hands-on electrical and mechanical troubleshooting and repair of manufacturing machinery and components. 
  • LOTO authorized, strong hands-on diagnostic ability, and appropriate safe use of specialty and common hand tools
  • Must be able to provide technical assistance outside of normal business hours
  • Capable of working all hours/shifts/roles as needed to accommodate projects, TPM activities, training, or other urgent business needs




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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