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Mohawk Industries Utility Operator I Mt Gilead in Malta / Mt Gilead, Montana

Are you looking for more? At Mohawk Industries, we're committed to more - more customer solutions, more process improvements, more sustainable manufacturing and more opportunities for our team. As a Fortune 500, global flooring leader with some of the best-known brands in the industry, Mohawk is a great place to start or develop your career with an emphasis on more of what's important to you. Whether you want to lead more, innovate more, learn more or create more, you can find your more with Mohawk. 1st Shift Utility Operator I DESCRIPTION: This position typically works 7am-3:30pm, Monday - Friday, but fills in for other positions so schedule flexibility is required. The Utility Operator role is responsible for visual monitoring of all plant operational area equipment for unfamiliar noises, leaks, and possible equipment failures as well as housekeeping duties. This role is operating as an interim succession role for vacancies therefore is skilled in multiple functions throughout the plant. RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist operations team members with work needed and function as a skilled crossed trained team member when a role vacancy or need to fill in arrives. Must be able to accurately and efficiently perform the job duties of specialized skills in the plant (e.g. Press Operator, Lift Operator, Assistant Operator, etc.) Assist in the coordination of plant operations to ensure that material is being processed correctly. Coordinate product changeovers, belt changes, and blade changes on operation lines. Identify material leaving the machinery and label it accordingly. Perform quality checks and work orders and notify the Team Leader of any discrepancies. Package the finished pallets of material for shipment or delivery to another work center. Read, understand, and follow packaging instructions for the material being packaged. Assist Operators and other personnel in repairing or maintain ing the machinery. Locate, and check out from the storeroom if needed, supplies needed to perform any of the above functions, and notify the Team Leader of any shortages of materials. Communicate any problems or ideas that you have to the Team Leader. Monitors furnace, thermal oil pumps, resin pumps and lines, steam generator, refiner, and aux hopper by making periodic rounds. Identifies process variation, determines the source, and works to eliminate it. Communicates with the operator and lead teams to maintain stable and consistent production. Performs basic maintenance-related tasks and inspections. Performs housekeeping activities daily throughout the plant. Observes safe work practices in compliance with the safety policy Performs other related duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS: Requires 2 or more years of experience in a manufacturing environment COMPETENCIES: Strong communication, interpersonal, and listening skills Must be detail-oriented and organized Some mechanical skills preferred Must be a self-motivated individual contributor who needs limited direction on the day-to-day task Must be flexible in schedule changes (including overnight and weekend shifts) 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 climb vertical ladders, and multiple flights of stairs and work off elevated surfaces. Must be able to wear hearing protection, eye protection, and steel toe shoes. Must be able to kneel and bend over frequently. Must be able to use hand tools frequently. Must be able to sit and drive a forklift on an uneven driving surface. Mohawk Industries is a 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, Mohawk Home, Pergo, and Quick-Step. 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 including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don't Work participant. Nearest Major Market: Greensboro

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