Shift Leader - Cutting and Milling (2nd Shift)

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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.



AA /EEO /Minorities/Females/ProtectedVeterans/Disabled

Drug-Free/Tobacco-Free Workplace


Primary Objective:

Supervises and coordinates all shift activities to maintain production schedule. 


  • Ensures compliance with all company safety rules and procedures.
  • Directs and coordinates the activities of all shift employees engaged in production process; participates in employee selection and performance reviews.
  • Delegates and follows up on work schedules, assignments, and production sequences, to meet production goals.
  • Confers with management or subordinates to resolve worker problems, complaints, or issues.
  • Confers with other supervisors to coordinate operations and activities within departments or between departments.
  • Reads and analyzes charts, work orders, or production schedules to determine production requirements.
  • Uses information systems (Kronos, Shop Floor Control, Locus, Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.) to maintain employee and operations data including time and attendance, production, and cost records and prepares management reports.
  • Fills in for operators and team members as needed.
  • Recommends or implements measures to motivate employees and improve production methods, equipment performance, product quality, or efficiency.
  • Requisitions materials, supplies, or repair services.
  • Interprets specifications, job orders, and company policies and procedures for workers.
  • Inspects materials, products, or equipment to detect defects or malfunctions.
  • Demonstrates equipment operations or work procedures to new employees or assigns employees to experienced workers for training.
  • Maintains certification for and serves as first responder.
  • Monitors or patrols work area and enforces safety and housekeeping policies.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by management.


  • Associate’s degree in mechanical, electrical, or industrial engineering or closely related discipline preferred, or significant equivalent work-related experience
  • Knowledge of production processes, quality control concepts, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacturing of goods
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, allocation of resources, and coordination of personnel
  • 1 - 3 years of supervisory experience
  • 1 - 3 years of automated manufacturing experience
  • Good math skills, including the knowledge of arithmetic, basic algebra, geometry, and statistics, and their applications
  • Excellent time management skills, adequately managing one’s own time and the time of others within the department
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization, and the ability to motivate, develop and direct subordinates
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Ability to safely operate forklift


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