Putty Operator I

Business Site US-VA-DANVILLE
Job ID
FLSA Status




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, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Pergo, Quick-Step and Unilin. 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.





  • Operate, Set-up, and troubleshoot the patch machine and conveyors in the patching area.
  • Startup and shutdown the machine.
  • Safely handle waste.
  • Operate controls for conveyors.
  • Identify defects in the product that need to be filled.
  • Perform quality checks and enter data into the computer.
  • Ability to identify different species and thicknesses of wood.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area
  • Promote team members engagement by actively participating in teams such as safety. and Communications
  • Follow safety procedures, standard operating procedures, and quality policies and regulations

Perform other work related duties as assigned


Requires High School Diploma or GED. 


One year experience in a manufacturing environment preferred

  • Lifting and/or sliding up to 100 lbs.
  •  Ability to stand for long periods of time.  
  • Ability to constantly operate trigger on patch gun.  
  • Required safety equipment: steel toed shoes, ear plugs, gloves and safety glasses. 
  • Ability to communicate well with others
  • Ability to actively participate in team development and team oriented processes

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled






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