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Dal-Tile Machine Operator II - Nights in Lewisport, Kentucky

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.

The Machine Operator II position is cross-trained to work interchangeably between these areas: Pressing, Packing, and Kiln. This position is 12 hour days and/or nights, rotating days of the week.

Major Functions & Scope:


  • Monitors efficient operation of automatic press equipment.

  • Inspects tile for quality defects.

  • Performs minor adjustments to equipment as needed.


  • Sets up and calibrates automatic packing equipment.

  • Monitors efficient operation of equipment and performs minor adjustments as needed.

  • Monitors equipment or processes and reports problems to supervisor.

  • Follows ISO operating procedures.

  • Keeps area safe, clean and organized.

  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Monitors tile entering and exiting the kiln to ensure process is operating efficiently.

  • Inspects tile for defects.

  • Records temperature of kiln every hour during shift.

  • Monitors equipment or processes

Education & Knowledge:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.


  • 0 -1 year previous manufacturing/production experience.

Core Competencies:

  • Good oral and written communications skills.

  • Good record keeping skills.

  • Good listening skills.

  • Ability to read and understand procedures in English.

Physical & Environmental Considerations:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is regularly required to stand, use hands, and reach with hands and arms.

  • The Team Member is required to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

  • The Team Member may be required to sometimes sit, climb or balance.

  • The Team Member may lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this position includes close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.

  • The Team Member is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.

  • The Team Member may be exposed to a wide range of temperatures.

  • The noise level is usually loud.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

We offer competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, career opportunities, and an environment of creativity and growth.

Company Match on 401k Employee Purchase Discount 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.

Req Id: 25107