Mohawk - Dalton, GA

Mohawk Industries, Inc offers a comprehensive compensation package that includes a wide variety of benefit options so that individuals can tailor plans that are right for him or her. Benefits include health care with prescription card, dental/vision, disability, life insurance, 401(k) plan with company match, employee purchase discounts, tuition reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate programs and much more. *P*

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

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


Develop and lead process improvement projects that improve the safety, uptime and throughput of our production operations. Primary focus is electrical systems that run manufacturing process which could include AGVs, PLCs, HMIs and drive systems. Setup, tune, analyze and troubleshoot control loops such as temperature, level, speed, and tension. Provide leadership in the maintenance department on lean manufacturing processes to drive process improvement.

Qualified candidates must be able to carry out the following responsibilities:

Resolve issues in a safe timely manner, always completing work to NEC

Lead root cause analysis for equipment failures

Lead process improvements with lean tools such as 5S, TPM, and PM schedules

Receive projects from various levels of the organization

Track and monitor improvement of projects

Must fill out project reports on status, cost, and timeline

Troubleshoot PLC systems and Inverter related issues where appropriate

Extensive Siemens PLC and HMI experience to modify the programs so that process improvements can be implemented in a timely manner

Account for equipment downtime and parts consumed during the shift in SAP

Must work with all maintenance personnel on projects or otherwise to keep equipment operational

Must be able to use electrical test equipment DMM, Ammeter, and Megger meter

Train other technicians to perform maintenance activities within the limit of their capabilities as needed

Must be willing to assist in areas not typically defined as maintenance during special times of need

Perform multi-craft functions within your current level of training and ability

Manage drawing systems and records

Wear appropriate PPE and promote a safe working environment


Must have a high school diploma or higher

Show leadership by identifying and solving significant process improvement projects

Use lean tools to document variation and perform RCA

At least 5 years experience in an industrial maintenance environment

Proficient at programming Siemens PLC and HMIs

Must be able to read and interpret electrical schematics

Must be able to modify schematics as changes are made to existing equipment

Must be able to work with outside OEM technicians and learn systems from them

Must be able and willing to participate in specific product training as required

Must be able to use electrical test equipment DMM, Ammeter, and Megger meter

Able to work under pressure and stressful environment

Able to work flexible hours and relieve for shift craftsman to support production needs

Excellent computer skills including knowledge of MS Office Professional Products

Able to participate in a team environment to solve problems and improve the process

Commitment to company values

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occassionally required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel object, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk; or hear. The employee must occassionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment could be high. May be required to work in high elevations.
About Mohawk

Mohawk Industries is the 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, 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.