Mohawk Industries DEPARTMENT MANAGER - Glaze in Dickson, Tennessee

Join the largest manufacturer of tile and natural stone in the United States and watch your career stand out with Dal-Tile, a subsidiary of Mohawk Industries.

Our close-knit team of dedicated professionals has made us the success we are today. In exchange for their hard work, we support our people with a family-friendly work environment, a commitment to promoting from within, unique benefits that go beyond just medical and dental, and a belief that every employee deserves a productive life outside of work. If this sounds outstanding to you, take the first step forward and explore a career with Dal-Tile.

Plans, organizes, and leads glaze line production operations.

  • Maintains a safe and healthy working environment for all glaze line associates, particularly in reference to silica, housekeeping, and organization.

  • Responsible for leading and driving safety improvement projects in the glaze line area.

  • Ensures product specifications are met throughout the glaze line value stream.

  • Ensures quality control and process audit functions are met within the Dickson Quality Management system.

  • Drives continuous improvement projects in the areas of green waste, recovery, shade control and application defects.

  • Leads continuous improvement projects that drive world class PR levels.

  • Responsible for working with technical team and R&D in all product qualification processes.

  • Assists maintenance and outside vendors in regards to Reveal technology and reliability.

  • Works jointly with maintenance and operations teams in both the offline PM and planned/preventative maintenance programs.

  • Coordinates daily maintenance needs for department.

  • Works with planning department to meet all scheduling requirements while making effective use of labor, material, and equipment.

  • Leads group of Changeover Technicians to set record levels in tests completed and start-up efficiency.

  • Direct responsibility for resources assigned to deco and application equipment, especially roller inventory tracking.

  • Implements standard processes for all glaze line tasks, and audits work completed on all shifts for continuity and improvement.

  • Participates in the selection of new hires or transfers for open glaze line positions.

  • Performance appraisal responsibility for direct associates, as well as panel assistance for other glaze line personnel.

  • Conducts new hire or transfer training, as well as procedural updates throughout the glaze line organization.

Lead in managing product classification by line, as well as key approval for all glaze line modifications and upgrades.

Education and Knowledge:

Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Requires knowledge of safety policy and procedures. Ability to read/write English. Basic computer literacy. Extensive knowledge of glaze lines, printing technologies, quality standards and overall ceramic manufacturing.

Experience:

3 or more years operations experience with a minimum of 1 to 2 years supervisory experience.

Requires 3 plus years experience in the ceramic tile industry with a strong background in glazes, inkjet technology and glaze line application standards.

We offer competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, career opportunities, and an environment of creativity and growth. Company Match on 401k

Employee Purchase Discount

Tuition Reimbursement

Dal-Tile is a proud supporter of our U.S. military, veterans and their families - Thank You for Your Service!

Active military, transitioning service members and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant (EEO/AA M/F/D/V).