Mohawk Industries R&D Engineer 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.

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 Mohawk Industries, Inc.

We’re looking for a talented and energetic R&D Engineer in our new Dickson, TN facility opening in 2018. This role will support the new product development for quartz countertop production. This role will also manage the R&D laboratory. Will support the quartz production process through trouble shooting and cost reduction.

Responsibilities

  • Research and develop new product concepts

  • Develop new recipe and production processes

  • Document new production processes for mass production (Recipe, Process condition, SOP and safety consideration and etc.)

  • Develop training for production operators

  • Follow up on new production processes until stabilization

  • Check and confirm physical and chemical qualities of new products

  • Follow initial sales including any fabrication issues

  • Manage lab equipment, materials and documents related to R&D

  • Develop operational equipment manuals and train related persons

  • Support quartz production process trouble shooting

  • Support cost reduction efforts by researching and evaluating substitute raw material or new materials

Education & Knowledge:

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related field, Materials or Chemical Engineering preferred.

  • Quartz countertop development/production knowledge preferred (especially in mixing and molding process)

Experience:

  • A minimum of 34 years experience

Competencies:

  • Quartz development experience preferred.

  • Core competencies include strong communication and problem solving skills, data analysis and interpretation, decision making, and ability to prioritize.

  • Good computer skills in excel spreadsheets and databases.

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).