Mohawk Industries THDF Lead Operator IV (Unilin) in MT GILEAD, North Carolina


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 committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.



Operates any piece of equipment in the absence of any personnel on shift. Supervises the MDF/HDF raw board production crew in the absence of the Shift Supervisor

  • Ensures compliance with all safety and environments standards from chip unloading through the raw board stackers

  • Ensures safe and healthy working conditions

  • Assists the Shift Supervisor that all company policies are adhered to

  • Must be capable of operating at least 3 of the 4 operator positions in THDF (Press, Refiner, GTS, Outfeed).

  • Performs root cause analysis on problems

  • Assists the shift Supervisor in raw board production and takes action to minimize downtime

  • Monitors raw board quality and takes actions to eliminate problems impacting it

  • Identifies opportunities for continuous process improvement

  • Performs other related duties as required.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a rotating day shift position, 7 am - 7 pm.


High school diploma or equivalent

Requires 2 yrs experience in a manufacturing environment

Competencies include strong communication and interpersonal skills, listening skills, data analysis and interpretation.

Ability to plan, schedule, and clearly communicate thoughts and work instructions.

Ability to set priorities based on company goals and manage multiple ongoing tasks simultaneously.

  • Must be able to walk and/or stand for extended periods of time on concrete.

  • Must be able to work in varying temperatures up to 110 degrees and dusty environment.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs frequently and up to 80 lbs occasionally.

  • Must be able to climb vertical ladders, multiple flights of stairs and work off elevated surfaces.

  • Must not have any limitations in regards to working in confined spaces or wearing a respirator for extended periods of time.

  • Must be able to wear hearing protection, eye protection, and steel toe shoes.

  • Must be able to make repetitive motions involving twisting and turning and using the force of 50 lbs.

  • Must be able to kneel and bend over frequently.

  • Must be able to climb on and work around machinery resulting in awkward or uncomfortable positions.

  • Must be able to sit and drive forklift on uneven driving surface.

  • Must have vision of 20/50(corrected or not).

Job ID 2018-38042

FLSA Status Hourly

Company MOHAWK