Mohawk Industries Technical Manager in Alabama
Join the largest manufacturer of tile and natural stone in the United States and watch your career stand out with Monarch Ceramic Tile, Inc., a division of Dal-Tile Corporation (wholly owned subsidiaries of Mohawk Industries, Inc.).
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 Monarch.
Directly supervises 2 to 4 employees and indirectly supervises 75 to 230 employees. Direct Quality Control, glaze preparation, technical operations, process reliability and improvements.
Evaluates new process technologies and advises Production Manager on technical operations
Ensures corrective measures are taken to maintain product quality standards
Supervises process improvement research and new product introduction and monitors the research of new materials to improve processes and reduce costs
Directs Quality Control audits and coordinates corrective actions when audits reveal operations outside control plan specifications
Oversees body and glaze formulations for the process
Resolves technical problems with regards to shade variations, glaze defects, application problems and other problems as needed
Establishes standards and assists Production Manager with process improvements with success measured by process reliability
Coordinates and oversees necessary training identified in technical areas using internal and external resources
Serves as liaison between R&D / Marketing / Production regarding new product start-ups
Researches and reconciles customer issues regarding manufactured products
Establishes calibration of plant technical quality control equipment
Ensures safe and healthy working conditions and ensures an organized work environment
Establishes, maintains, and analyzes budgets, records, and other controls to keep costs at a minimum consistent with efficient operations
Coaches and reviews performance of direct reports
Bachelors degree in Industrial Management, Industrial Technology, Industrial Chemistry or Business and 4 years of supervisory/operations experience in the ceramic tile industry. Experience must include 4 years of experience in each of the following: inkjet printers used in ceramic tile decoration, as well as glazes and inks; ceramic tile processes and factors affecting efficiency and quality; 2 years of experience troubleshooting production problems by identifying root causes and implementing solutions; and 1 year of experience in each of the following: hydraulic and electrical manufacturing equipment; safety and health compliance; and calculating machine settings and material requirements, using concepts of algebra and engineering. Experience may be gained concurrently. In lieu of the stated bachelors degree, employer will accept a bachelors equivalence based on a combination of education, training and/or experience as determined by a professional evaluation service. 10% travel to company plants located in Muskogee, OK; Dickson, TN; Dallas, TX; Lewisport, KY; Fayette, AL; and Gettysburg, PA required.
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
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).