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Mohawk Industries TUFTING PLANNER in Calhoun, Georgia

We are always in search of Difference Makers to help us generate solutions and solve problems so that we can continue flooring the imagination of our customers; while providing value to their lives. We're redefining flooring with products that not only minimize climate impact but also foster beauty and allow people to connect and thrive.

If you would like to make a direct impact with a multi-billion dollar Fortune 500 global leader in flooring fashions, while making the world a better place, then we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Mohawk Industries is the world’s largest flooring company – and we are growing. We are a Fortune 500 company (NYSE: MHK) and our competitive advantages are huge.

Primary Objective: In broad terms, briefly state the major purpose of primary objective of this position.

Plan natural BCF tufting assets to:

  • Formulate and prepare master plans that conform to customer specific requirements, delivery dates and manufacturing capacities to meet demand for segment of business.

  • Establish production plans that are consistent with inventory strategy, service and working capital goals.

  • Maintain surveillance over orders in process to keep informed of manufacturing status.

  • Manage inventory control for respective business segment.

  • Optimize utilization of assets by overseeing and directing production scheduling activities to ensure support of production plans.

Major Function and Scope: Using brief narrative statements, describe each major function of responsibility explaining the scope of the function as appropriate.

  • Develop communication that provides coordination of all activities required to produce the production plan, in the scope of customer service and inventory control.(natural tufting)

  • Manage day to day activities to assure the plan is being met and execute appropriate countermeasures for deviations.

  • Analyze and maintain planning parameters at SKU level to insure the appropriate safety stock levels. ( impacts service, cost and working capital)

  • Analyze, modify and maintain realistic stock for new product introductions/ phase out of products working with Life Cycle Planner.

  • Work with yarn conversion and space dye planners to understand and make decision on managing short term capacities to minimize past due orders.

  • Work with tufting plant schedulers to communicate any needs to manufacturing to insure their commitment will be met.

  • Analyze distressed inventory and make decision for disposition. (converted BCF and space dye yarns at tufting)

  • Support continuous supply chain planning process improvements, including but not limited, consulting input to the Advanced Planning Systems implementation.

  • Collaborate with Product Development, Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering and Master Data team to ensure timely and accurate Planning system master data maintenance.

  • Monitor key performance indicators (production vs plan, schedule attainment, etc.) and proactively communicate issues and gaps with Manufacturing, Logistics, Planning, Customer Service to drive resolution.

  • Oversee schedulers issuing requisitions for outside manufacturing services (tufting).

Type of Experience and Knowledge:

Knowledge, Experience, Competencies and Supervision: Describe the education, knowledge required, years of experience, specific skills and abilities required to do the job on a fully competent basis.

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • APICS and CPIM Certification preferred

  • LEAN Manufacturing, Six Sigma, TOM, or other comparable training and experience preferred

  • MRP and ERP Systems planning experience

  • Advanced planning systems experience with multiple sites and integrated modules.

  • 3-7 years of job specific work experience with demonstrated professional growth and achievement in an organization of comparable size, business diversity, scope and complexity, experience must include...

  • Development, implementation, and maintenance of large-scale planning systems, policies and processes

  • Demonstrated experience developing efficient and effective solutions to diverse and complex business problems

  • Demonstrated project management skills and experience implementing complex systems and process.

  • Demonstrated experience in business process re-engineering or process improvement involving broad-based information systems, utilizing tools and techniques to effect business change.

  • Excellent Microsoft Excel Skills

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

  • Excellent oral, written, presentation and interpersonal communications skills; ability to effectively exercise tact, discretion, judgment, and diplomacy when interacting or negotiating with internal and external customers and senior management. Ability to communicate with others in antagonistic situations using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict and maintain professionalism in accordance with corporate standards.

  • Strong supply chain process knowledge, ability to present and explain information and statistical data in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others, and gains understanding.

  • Ability to perform in a nonhierarchical, flat organization and to thrive in a somewhat unstructured "hands-on" environment that demands a consultative approach and solutions that span multiple environments in a business area.

  • Ability and willingness to accept responsibility, willingness to challenge established practices, and draw relevant conclusions, to stimulate and sell new ideas within the project team.

  • Ability to perform in a high pressure environment and/or crisis situation and render good decisions to resolve the problems, maintain safety, and ensure adherence to Corporate Code of Conduct.

Associates Supervised: Indicate the numbers of associates that report to this position (only complete for exempt supervisory/managerial positions).


Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, and Quick-Step. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world’s largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.

Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.

Req Id: 26902