Mohawk Industries Lab Tech in VAN HORN, Texas


Evaluates Carbonate and LOI levels of raw and finished product talc through sample collection, sample preparation, and analytical testing.


  • Works with supervisor and production worker to collect, process, and analyze raw, in-process, and finished product samples.

  • Performs lab tests including, but not limited to, inspection of in process and finished product talc samples for LOI, Carbonate, etc.

  • Performs tests of production process samples for analytical purposes.

  • Maintains electronic data of testing results.

  • Sets up and maintains lab equipment as required.

  • Maintains documentation of lab activities (sample ID, Carbonate & LOI content) for reporting to Mine and Corporate Managers.

  • Maintains necessary lab materials and consumables required to perform analysis.

  • Works on Lab and mine related projects as directed.

  • Monitors equipment or processes and reports problems to supervisor.

  • Follows standard operating procedures.

  • Keeps area safe, clean and organized.

  • Complete all required training, including ergonomic, safety, health and environmental.

  • Identify and adjust workstation arrangement, work practices, and workflow to reduce risk factors

  • Report issues to supervisor/manager when unable to control risk factor/s.

  • Report symptoms of injury/illness and concerns when first noted.

  • Participate in incident investigation.

  • Use ergonomic equipment provided

  • Demonstrate safe work practices.

Performs other related duties as required


Education and Knowledge: Describe the educational background and knowledge that are required .

High school diploma or equivalent experience.

Experience: Describe the work experience(s) that are required .

0 -1 year previous mining/production experience.

Competencies: Describe the specific skills required for this position in terms of technical, managerial, interpersonal skills and unique abilities.

Good oral and written communications skills. Good record keeping skills. Good listening skills. Accurate measurement capability. Good math skills. Ability to read and write in English.

Job ID 2017-32380

FLSA Status Hourly


Business Site US-TX-VAN HORN

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