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Dal-Tile Corporation SAMPLE LINE LEAD OPERATOR 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.

Primary job functions;

• Key leader in the development, implementation and maintenance of safe work practices, as well as setting and promoting safe condition standards; particularly in the areas of ergonomics and material handling.

• Will create, review and audit LOTO policies, JHA’s and the coordinated SOP’s to all area specific tasks.

• Will facilitate the team in regards to Behavior Based Safety, as well as participate in safety committee, daily audits and condition repair.

• Implement and review quality control procedures that ensure product integrity, material specification and process excellence.

• Communicates daily output orders for Sample Line

• Oversees daily scheduling needs

• Adheres to and achieves set sample production

• Utilize SAP for work order creation

• Find and drive areas of opportunity in recovery improvement, waste reduction and continued efficiency improvement.

• Maintain a clean working environment (ensure area of operation is free of dust, debris, waste and trash).

• Implement and maintain 5S, standard work and other lean manufacturing principles.

• Responsible for continuously reviewing facility performance, leading root cause analysis and creating immediate corrective action plans with the team to close any and all gaps.

• Bridging all communication gaps between all departments to ensure proper flow from raw materials to finished goods.

• Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing an effective manufacture process. Assist, develop, present and implement approved project improvements to the existing processes.

• Participate in product and equipment investigations, report and investigate non-conformities.

• Responsible for development of daily shift report to all appropriate personnel.

• Asses, troubleshoot and fix mechanical and program issues with the production line.

• Compile maintenance requests, safety concerns, and implement plan to address these issues in a timely manner.

• Any other duties as required.


• Strong written, oral and communications skills

• Organization, data analysis and interpretation, and the ability to prioritize.

• Good computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets and manufacturing databases.

• Strong problem solving skills with the ability to seek resources and make decisions in a fast paced environment, meet tight deadlines, work with minimal direction and handle conflict in a positive manner.

• Ability to train, coach and mentor.

• Demonstrated professionalism, integrity, interpersonal and time management skills.

• Self-motivated and task oriented.

• Technical and mechanical understanding.

• Able to manage a debriefing.

• Commitment to the company– ready to work unusual hours.

• 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 : 59553

Business Unit : Dal-Tile

Department : Manufacturing (MFG)

Job Type : Manufacturing