MOHAWK

  • WARP CHANGER - HILLSVILLE, VA

    Business Site US-VA-HILLSVILLE
    Job ID
    2018-38213
    FLSA Status
    Hourly
    Company
    MOHAWK
    Job Group
    Manufacturing
  • Overview

     

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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 offers a comprehensive compensation package that includes a wide variety of benefit options so that individuals can tailor plans that are right for him or her. Benefits include health care with a prescription card, dental/vision, disability, life insurance, 401(k) plan with company match, employee purchase discounts, tuition reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate programs and much more.

     

    Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.

      

    EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

      

     *** 12hr. Rotating Night 8pm-8am***

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Removes/replaces loom beams using tie-in equipment. 
    • Check warp out paper for warp outs.
    • Determine loom beam to be used.
    • Remove empty beam from loom.
    • Take empty beam to storage area.
    • Grease/oil harness drives, bearings, and beam stand at each warp out.
    • Remove oil pads from underneath tappet housing and loom, scrape grease, oil and clippings from underneath loom and tappet housing.  Sweep floor, mop underneath loom, beam area and tappet housing.  Put out wet floor sign and remove wet floor sign only after floor has dried.
    • Transport loom beam from storage area to loom.
    • Remove loom beam from inventory.
    • Load new loom beam in loom.
    • Rack and tie beams.
    • Break down tie frame.
    • Pull knots through drop wires, heddles and reed.
    • Repair broken ends, remove loom safety pin, start loom and check quality.
    • Enter information in computer system.
    • Performs reties, as needed.
    • Assists personnel in drawing reeds.
    • Change battery in warp truck once per shift.
    • Empty mop bucket at end of each shift.
    • Use beam gear hand truck to remove beam gear.
    • Use required personal protective equipment for task at hand.
    • Use safety pin to lock out loom when changing warps.
    • Maintains clean and orderly work place.
    • Reports any hazardous or unsafe conditions to supervisor.
    • Other duties as assigned by management.

     

    Qualifications

     

    • High school graduate or GED equivalency preferred
    • Successful completion of all required health and environmental safety training.
    • Successful completion of all required on the job training.
    • Ability to communicate in standard English to understand and follow verbal or written instructions and to keep simple records and make reports.
    • Ability to work well with people.
    • Ability to maintain an acceptable level of attendance in accordance with company and department guidelines.
    • Ability to perform specific duties with instructions but without direct supervision.

     

     

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