Mohawk Industries THDF Refiner Assistant Operator II (Unilin US MDF) in MT GILEAD, North Carolina


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Continuous visual monitoring of the Refining, and gluing areas for unfamiliar noises, leaks and possible equipment failures as well as house keeping duties

  • Monitors resin pumps and lines, steam generator and refiner by making periodic rounds.

  • Identifies process variation, determines the source, and works to eliminate it.

  • Communicates with Refiner Operator to maintain stable and consistent production

  • Assists in executing plant shut downs to minimize downtime while maximizing efficiency

  • Obtains resin samples from delivery trucks to be tested by Quality Control before being unloaded in to storage tanks

  • Performs basic maintenance related tasks.

  • Performs Refiner area housekeeping activities during outages

  • Assists maintenance personnel in performing technical work

  • Performs other related duties as required.

  • Must be capable of lifting and carrying 50 lbs. for a short distance.

  • Must be capable of standing/walking for a 12-hour shift with minimal breaks.

  • Must be able to withstand working in heat up to 110 degrees for extended periods of time.

  • Must be able climb ladders and stairs up to heights of 50 ft.

  • Must be capable of working on elevated surfaces without fear of heights.

  • Must be able to communicate clearly on 2-way radio.

  • Must be able to wear and work with a full face respirator.

Please Note: This is a rotating Day shift position, 7 am - 7 pm


Requires 1 or more years in a manufacturing environment.

Core competencies include strong communication and interpersonal skills, listening skills, data analysis and interpretation, as well as some mechanical skills

Must be able to walk and/or stand for extended periods of time on concrete.

Must be able to work in varying temperatures up to 110 degrees and dusty environment.

Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs frequently and up to 80 lbs occasionally.

Must be able to climb vertical ladders, multiple flights of stairs and work off elevated surfaces.

Must not have any limitations in regards to working in confined spaces or wearing a respirator for extended periods of time.

Must be able to wear hearing protection, eye protection, and steel toe shoes.

Must be able to make repetitive motions involving twisting and turning and using the force of 50 lbs.

Must be able to kneel and bend over frequently.

Must be able to climb on and work around machinery resulting in awkward or uncomfortable positions.

Must be able to sit and drive forklift on uneven driving surface.

Must have vision of 20/50 (corrected or not).

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job ID 2017-31903

FLSA Status Hourly

Company MOHAWK

Business Site US-NC-MT GILEAD

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