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PRINT PRESS LEAD at Mohawk Industries in Dalton, Georgia

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.





Job Description:

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.



Job Purpose: To provide accountability, leadership, guidance, instruction, and direction to the various sections within the Print Department for the purpose of maximizing the A-grade percentage from the Print Department by working in conjunction with the Production Line and Quality Department .



Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for personal safety and monitors the safety of others.
  • Responsible for the completion of all checklists and the shift report by the end of the shift, and for communicating issues to Production Supervision right away.
  • Responsible for ensuring the neatness and tidiness of the Print Department by making certain all tasks are completed on shift.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting and reporting machine malfunctions.
  • Responsible for ensuring doctor blades and containment blades are inspected throughout the shift and changed as needed.
  • Responsible for ensuring proper and efficient changeovers, including inks and cylinders in the correct units, correct amount of ink, recycling ink, and clean water.
  • Responsible for making certain that the Operators are using the correct settings on the press, including pendulum, ink pump %, ink fountain, cylinder homing, set points, and doctor blade pressures.
  • Responsible for making certain that pressure for each unit is reset at start-up, and after web width or cylinder size changes.
  • Responsible for preventing/limiting the amount of defects through the press.
  • Responsible for making color adjustments and matching to lab/production standards. If off color, will work with the Ink Department, Production Supervision, and Quality to either quickly correct or pull off.
  • Responsible for ensuring all personnel are following all procedures.
  • Responsible for flow of cylinders through the sonic washer.
  • Responsible for making certain that all cylinders are stored in their proper location and that the Cylinder Inventory is current.
  • Responsible for overseeing the preparation of new cylinders, including the proper installation of bearings (greased), adapters, snap rings, and gears.
  • Responsible for ensuring the production of runs in the ink kitchen is properly prepared and on time for production.
  • Responsible for ensuring consumables are available for the shift (gloves, cut gloves, etc..)



  • 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.



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