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Dal-Tile Corporation QUARTZ - RAW MATERIALS LEAD OPERATOR - C SHIFT 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.

Major Functions and Scope:

• Ensures safe and efficient operation of all assigned equipment within the Raw Materials department

• Initiate and drive safety, quality and production improvements in raw materials

• Follows the Quality Management System (QMS)

• Oversees and assists with all raw materials operations

• Transports, weighs, and mixes appropriate ingredients and oversees the processes being done by other team members

• Assists in the training of all operators within the raw materials department.

• Monitors all materials being blended or loaded into the line for accuracy and quality

• Performs pigment color tests (cookies) utilizing the methods developed by QC

• Owns the Raw Materials areas while on shift and takes a leadership role in maintaining high quality standards

• Monitors equipment or processes and reports problems to supervisor including safety, quality, productivity, and systems-related issues

• Keeps raw materials delivery systems free of extraneous material by inspecting and cleaning all belting, transition points, and catch pans.

• Performs audits of the raw materials area relative to safety, quality, and productivity for the department.

• Utilizes floor scrubbers and cleaning tools to maintain plant floors within all departments.

• Able to receive trucks and complete all receiving paperwork including trailer inspections.

• Follows standard operating procedures, safe operating practices, 5S, standard work and other lean manufacturing principles

• Communicates immediately any production, or quality impacting events to the supervisor on duty and or the raw materials supervisor

• Keeps all materials within the plant organized

• Stages material for loading silos.

• Oversees production of test pigments.

• Understands the SOPs and assists with any revisions that may be needed

• Ensures area stays safe, clean, and organized

• Supports a life-long learning environment, enhancing own skills as well as assisting in the development of other team members

• Must be willing to cross department lines and help the team where needed

• Performs other related duties as required

• Ensures all chemicals and supplies are received and stored safely until being delivered to production

Experience: 1 yr previous manufacturing / production / forklift preferred


• Strong leadership skills

• Strong written, oral and communications skills

• Ability to understand and speak basic English

• Good math skills

• Good record keeping skills

• Coachable

• Accurate measurement capability

• Must be Dal-Tile certified to operate powered industrial trucks

• Ability to wear PPE and maintain company safety policies

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 : 67348

Business Unit : Dal-Tile

Department : Manufacturing (MFG)

Job Type : Manufacturing