Industrial Engineer

Mohawk Industries

Hillsville, VA

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.

What we need:

Responsible for providing support and assistance to the manufacturing operations in developing and implementing plans for major capital improvement and maintenance projects for manufacturing operations of moderate to high complexity. Provides project management for cross disciplinary engineering functions – operating budgets, project measurements & control for capability, efficiency, quality, timelines, and safety. All projects and assignments will be at the plant level.

What you’ll do:

  • Develops, assesses and implements techniques and equipment of high complexity used in production processes to maximize the efficiency of the operations.
  • Plans and designs systems as assigned that increase productivity by improving the integration of people, materials, systems, equipment and finance with limited direct supervision.
  • Recommends more efficient and safer manufacturing processes using new, existing or modified machinery, equipment or systems.
  • Recommends or implements changes to work methods, materials, machinery, manpower allocation, and safety measures for project of high complexity with minimum direction from supervision.
  • Develops work standards, schedules, procedures and performance standards for work applications to improve efficiency and cost reductions for projects of moderate to high complexity.
  • Manages daily, weekly, and monthly reporting systems output as assigned.
  • Assists in cross-functional projects or meetings as required.
  • Ensures proper inventory controls are in place and followed for accurate financial reports.
  • Manages the supply room with parts and tools necessary to operate the plant.
  • Supervises the quality lab to verify the proper physical properties are met to produce first quality carpet backing
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering. Masters preferred. Six Sigma and LEAN experience preferred. SAP and CAMS experience preferred.
  • Five-plus years job-specific work experience as an Industrial Engineer working on projects of high complexity.
  • Additional training and experience in the following areas preferred: Six Sigma, TQM, ISO9000, Lean or other related process/statistical analysis methodology
  • Demonstrated proficiency in system software, PC proficiency – Access, Excel, Word and MS Project and other databases.

What you’re good at:

  • Excellent communication skills, oral, written, presentation and interpersonal.
  • Self-starter, technical aptitude, strong mathematical, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Design, develop and maintain Industrial Engineering databases of moderate to highly complex Demonstrated ability to manage plant level project assignments successfully.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft office, MS Project, AutoCAD and other system/ database applications

What else?

  • Ability to travel as required.


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.