Mohawk Industries IVC Schiele Operator in DALTON, Georgia


Mohawk Industries is the 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, Bigelow, Daltile, Durkan, Karastan, Lees, Marazzi, Mohawk, Pergo, Unilin, Quick-Step and IVC. 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 committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.



General Job Description:

Oversee all functions of the finishing department and its machinery and equipment

Job duties and responsibilities:

  • Ensures compliance with all company safety rules and procedures

  • Sets up and operates Schiele lacquer machine on automated milling line to coat the bevels of laminate flooring planks with the correct colors

  • Monitors machine settings, process and product to ensure quality of product to documented procedures

  • Troubleshoots process and makes required process parameter adjustments (pressure, temperature, position, etc.) to maintain quality of product

  • Monitors progress of overall equipment effectiveness and takes corrective action to minimize equipment downtime and maximize equipment performance

  • Checks settings of the machine before and during production and adjusts where necessary

  • Checks the parameters of the paint (viscosity, color) and adjusts as required by adding the necessary components

  • Ensures the preparation, execution and follow-up of color change (closely follows the schedule to get everything done on time)

  • Tracks raw material consumption; completes production records and other reports

  • Performs required housekeeping and cleans the machine after a color change

  • Performs required PM and routine maintenance work (including intensive cleaning, exchanging filters, changing seals, pipes, etc.)

  • Performs quality inspections and reports quality failures

  • Performs other related duties as required


Essential Skills and Experience:

  • HS Diploma or GED Required, 2-year College and/or Associates Degree Preferred

  • Knowledge of production processes, quality control concepts.

  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved.

  • 1-2 years’ experience in an automated manufacturing environment.

  • Lean and Six Sigma tools experience desirable.

  • Nonessential Skills and Experience :

  • Ability to work and thrive in a team environment.

  • Automated process knowledge and troubleshooting skills.

  • Knowledge of décor and color changes

  • Shop Floor program experience with the ability to follow production orders in the system and determine the correct color required for each order

  • Knowledge of Schiele system in detail

  • Successful completion of Schiele and Quality Training. Reporting to this Position : The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.- Work environment : While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually not minimal.

    • Physical demands : While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel object, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk; or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • No direct reports

Job ID 2018-35338

FLSA Status Hourly

Company IVC US

Job Group Manufacturing