Mohawk Industries Technical Lab Specialist in DALTON, 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!
Responsible for color matching samples of vinyl flooring that meet identified color targets and paper samples.
Ensure that all samples are produced in a way that is representative of the manufacturing process so they can be reproduced on a production scale.
Operate a single-color gravure proofing press, laboratory coater, oven and laminator.
Mix inks to match color targets using a spectrophotometer, formulation software and ink dispensing unit.
Provide ink formulas, press setup requirements to manufacturing for the production of new products.
Support manufacturing processes as needed.
Maintain a clean and efficient work environment.
Must have a High-School or GED diploma
Previous printing or color matching helpful.
Must be able to follow directions and operate equipment unsupervised.
Must have superior color vision.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
Able to work independently in a fast paced work environment
Commitment to company values
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
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.
Physical demands : While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand for long periods of time; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel object, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk; and hear. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 7 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include color vision, close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
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 minimal.
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
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.
Job ID 2018-39911
FLSA Status Hourly
Company IVC US
Job Group Product Development