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Dal-Tile Corporation DEPARTMENT MANAGER in Dickson, Tennessee

Join the largest manufacturer of tile and natural stone in the United States and watch your career stand out with Dal-Tile, a subsidiary of Mohawk Industries.

Our close-knit team of dedicated professionals has made us the success we are today. In exchange for their hard work, we support our people with a family-friendly work environment, a commitment to promoting from within, unique benefits that go beyond just medical and dental, and a belief that every employee deserves a productive life outside of work. If this sounds outstanding to you, take the first step forward and explore a career with Dal-Tile.

Lead a world class organization that fosters safety and health as a core value, specifically when it pertains to work process, work conditions, and organization.

Work directly with planning on schedule, complexities and optimization of material flow through the process so that we can make effective use of labor and equipment and drive out waste.

Leads and directs the daily activities of the team members, technicians and maintenance to ensure safe work practices and the creation of quality product. Performance review responsibility, as well as coaching and counseling when necessary.

Responsible for manufactured product, ensuring that through the technical process we are driving quality improvements and maintaining equipment. Compliance to machine set-up and parameters, as well as finished specifications is vital.

Oversees Polish and final grade process of slabs before transferring to RDC.

Create development process for technicians and maintenance that aids in machine usage, material knowledge, recognition and improvement; as well as updating any new operational processes that apply.

Responsible for preventive and predictive maintenance programs that assist in increasing the uptime of the material processing equipment.

Serves as a liaison between Mold Line Manager, RDC Manager, and production regarding manufactured products.

Create vendor relationships to provide the facility with the latest technology and best practices that will aid in our plan and ensure we have necessary tooling/abrasives to accommodate forecasted production schedule.

Participates or leads the new associate selection, onboarding and training process in the Polish Department. Also, directly responsible for ensuring that cross-training is completed between the team members and technicians in all Operations areas.

Updates and trains to all Standard Operating Procedures and Test Methods that are deemed integral parts of the polishing process portion of the facility.

Establishes, maintains, and analyzes budgets, records, and other controls to keep costs at a minimum consistent with efficient operations.

Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Requires knowledge of safety policy and procedures. Ability to read/write English. Basic computer literacy. Knowledge of quartz manufacturing and quality standards preferred.

4 or more years of operations experience and 1 to 2 years’ supervisory experience.

Quartz industry experience preferred, specifically in the Polishing function.

Core competencies include strong communication and listening skills, leadership skills, organizational skills, conflict resolution skills, and ability to analyze, plan and schedule.

We offer competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, career opportunities, and an environment of creativity and growth. Examples include: Company Match on 401k, Employee Purchase Discount, and Tuition Reimbursement.

Dal-Tile is a proud supporter of our U.S. military, veterans and their families - Thank You for Your Service!

Active military, transitioning service members and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.

ReqID : 45253

Business Unit : Dal-Tile

Department : Manufacturing (MFG)

Job Type : Manufacturing|Professional Opportunities