• Sanding / Helper (Unilin US MDF)

    Business Site US-NC-MT GILEAD
    Job ID
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  • Overview



    We are always in search of Difference Makers to help us generate solutions and solve problems so that we can continue flooring the imagination of our customers; while providing value to their lives. We're redefining flooring with products that not only minimize climate impact but also foster beauty and allow people to connect and thrive.


    If you would like to make a direct impact with a multi-billion dollar Fortune 500 global leader in flooring fashions, while making the world a better place, then we have an exciting opportunity for you!


    Mohawk Industries is the world’s largest flooring company – and we are growing. We are a Fortune 500 company (NYSE: MHK) and our competitive advantages are huge



    C Shift Rotating Days 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. 


    A Shift Rotating Nights 6pm 6am.


    The Sanding Helper performs various job functions to support the operation on the Sanding Line.  The duties range from cleaning the sanding line to off bearing material from the sanding line and packaging it for shipment. 

    • Identify material leaving the machinery and label it accordingly.
    • Package the finished pallets of material for shipment or delivery to another work center.
    • Read, understand, and follow packaging instructions for material being packaged.
    •  Assist in product changeovers, belt changes, and blade changes on the sanding line.
    • Clean the saw and packaging areas.
    • Assist the Sander Operator and other personnel in repairing, maintaining, and/or operating the sanding line as directed by the Sanding Team Leader.
    • Assist other work centers with cleaning or packaging as directed by the Sanding Team Leader.
    • Locate supplies needed to perform any of the above functions and notify the Sanding Team Leader of any shortages of materials.
    • Communicate any problems or ideas that you have to the Sanding Team Leader.
    • Observes safe work practices in compliance with the safety policy
    • Perform other tasks as directed by the Sanding Team Leader.



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

    Must be able to push or pull 50 lbs frequently and up to 80 lbs occasionally.

    Must be able to make repetitive motions involving twisting and turning.

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

    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 use hand tools frequently.

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

    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 sit and drive forklift on uneven driving surface.

    Must have vision of 20/50 with corrective lenses if needed.



    EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


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