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Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant. (EEO/AA M/F/D/V)


IVC Group Facility

101 IVC Drive

Dalton, GA  30720


12 HR Night


This leadership role will direct a team of production associates that create the laminated structure in the LVT process. The process is sophisticated therefore it requires a manager that is driven to understand the technology, savvy to use data to improve the process, and a coach to develop competent production associates. This department will be highly flexible and adjust schedules to create the right product required by the customer.


Job duties and responsibilities:


  • Manage the laminating process which includes the double belt press, 2 roll calender, laminating line and associated extruders and mixing operations. This part of the process creates some layers of the final product and then laminates all of the layers together to create large panels of the LVT product
  • Process expert for double belt press, 2 roll calender, and laminating line
  • Manage and develop production associates that operate the laminate line
  • Coordinate departmental staffing and make necessary arrangements for coverage with other shift managers
  • Prioritizing the scheduled work flow of the lamination department to ensure the department is meeting company performance standards, customer specification, and delivery requirements
  • Able to work rotating shifts and share in the relief of other department managers to allow for vacations, training and project work to support a 24/7 operation
  • Lead the entire LVT process on off shifts
  • Develop and manage annual budgets for the unit cost of the lamination process
  • Use SAP to monitor and improve costs
  • Manage data and results using excel and SPC software
  • Clearly communicate the business direction of the new LVT plant, the required performance of each associate, and its challenges
  • Establish and manage departmental KPIs, OEE targets and improvement projects
  • Use lean manufacturing practices to achieve department excellence in safety, quality, cost and delivery


Essential Skills and Experience:


  • Technical Degree or adequate experience in related field
  • Working process knowledge of laminating, continuous webs, or vinyls
  • At least 5 years of experience in managing hourly associates
  • Expertise in lean manufacturing practices such as 5S, TPM, and Kaizens
  • Must be able to use data from SAP to manage costs
  • Must be fluent in Excel and other Microsoft suite products
  • Must be able to work in a cross functional team to design and implement continuous improvement projects
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work flexible hours
  • Able to work under pressure and in a stressful environment
  • Able to manage projects utilizing all available resources to meet budgets and deadlines
  • Must be able to troubleshoot issues and solve problems independently
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong team player with an ability to be hands on when necessary
  • Commitment to company values
  • Travel may be required occasionally



Nonessential Skills and Experience:


  • MS Project a plus, but not required
  • SAP experience a plus (will be required to learn)
  • Gravure printing
  • Extrusion
  • Batch mixing



Reporting to this Position:


  • Laminating line associates on designated shift of approximately 9 and other departments on off shifts of approximately 20



Physical Demands and Work Environment:


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


- Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel object, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk; or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. This candidate must be willing and able to stand on their feet for long periods of time and work flexible hours.

- Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.


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