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Requisition ID:  28618

PRESS OPERATOR

We are always in search of Difference Makers to help us generate solutions and solve problems so that we can continue flooring the imagination of our customers; while providing value to their lives. We're redefining flooring with products that not only minimize climate impact but also foster beauty and allow people to connect and thrive.

If you would like to make a direct impact with a multi-billion dollar Fortune 500 global leader in flooring fashions, while making the world a better place, then we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Mohawk Industries is the world’s largest flooring company – and we are growing. We are a Fortune 500 company (NYSE: MHK) and our competitive advantages are huge.

 

 

Primary Objective:  Sets up and operates press production lines. Operates various automated industrial machinery components in the manufacturing of Direct Pressure Laminate Flooring Panels.

 

 

Major Functions and Scope:  Using brief narrative statements, describe each major function or responsibility explaining the scope of the function as appropriate.

 

 

  • Complies with all safety rules and procedures
  • Responsible for startup and operation of a highly automated short-cycle Press Production Line 
  • Identifies and troubleshoots routine quality and process issues.
  • Follows reaction plans, identifies root cause of issues, and makes required adjustments to processes to resolve.
  • Performs quality inspection and testing on finished product; including 100% visual inspection on product that is set out for testing to identify any defects, and uses master sample to ensure correct product is being run
  • Visually inspects panels and marks each defect found to ensure that it gets rejected at the finish line
  • Executes and assumes responsibility for product changeovers on the press line using standard work documents
  • Implements controls and procedures so that the end-product is produced to established quality standards
  • Conducts shift audits of the line safeties and operations. Reports all issues identified as “non-conforming”.
  • Conducts weekly line TPM/cleaning as required
  • Responsible for executing the daily production schedule. Tracks and reports all downtime events.
  • Reports machine uptime and scrap.
  • Records daily material consumption and PLQ using SFC software
  • Powered Industrial Truck Operation as needed, to load and unload raw and finished materials when needed
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned by management

 

Education and Knowledge: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Forklift certification

 

 

Experience:

  • 1-3 years of forklift experience
  • 2+ years of personal computer experience
  • 2+ years of technical or machine operation experience in a high demand environment

 

Competencies:

  • Basic computer skills
  • Good mechanical aptitude/Machine operation knowledge
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • High attention to detail

 

Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.