• Refiner Operator III (Unilin US MDF) THDF

    Business Site US-NC-MT GILEAD
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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, 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.




    Operates the wood yard, refining, gluing and drying processes.

    • Monitors the continuous production of product through the wood yard, refiner, gluing system and dryer.
    • Identifies process variation, determines the source, and works to eliminate it.
    • Performs root cause analysis on problems.
    • Communicates with other control room operator’s to maintain stabile and consistent production.
    • Assists in planning and executing production line shutdowns to minimize downtime while maximizing efficiency.
    • Monitors fiber quality, moisture and takes immediate action to eliminate problems negatively impacting it.
    • Performs basic maintenance related tasks.
    • Directs refiner area housekeeping activities during outages.
    • Assists maintenance personnel in performing technical work.
    • Performs other related duties as required.
    • Must be capable of lifting and carrying 50 lbs. for a short distance.
    • Must be capable of standing/walking for a 12 hour shift with minimal breaks.
    • Must be able to withstand working in heat up to 110 degrees for extended periods of time.
    • Must be able climb ladders and stairs up to heights of 50 ft.
    • Must be capable of working on elevated surfaces without fear of heights.
    • Must be able to communicate clearly on 2 way radio.
    • Must be able to wear and work with a full face respirator.

    Please Note: This is a rotating Day shift position 7 am - 7 pm


    Requires 2 or more years experience in a manufacturing environment


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


    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).


    EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


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