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Dal-Tile Technical Operator - Inkjet Changeover 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 Technical Operator is responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction and quality tile through excellent changeovers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Personally drive changeovers and product testing according to ISO, OHSAS, and other standards.

  • Work with Plant Manager and Production Supervisor to prioritize color changes and effectively communicate with affected areas.

  • Proficiency in Projecta software, trouble shooting of computer software, pneumatics, and printer components.

  • Troubleshoot, change, and align print heads.

  • Identify and correct common printer quality defects.

  • Create changeover procedure/checklist to verify everything needed is available and ready for c/o and that it is done safely.

  • Report and exchange accurate information between shifts on c/o's started.

  • Verify, confirm, and/or adjust line setup before running a test and before production starts. Record reasons of downtime during c/o's.

  • Achieve any of the Target Shades.

  • Evaluate every test of color changes to determine if color is okay.

  • Using technical skills, propose changes on setup, application or formulas to achieve Target.

  • Record all changes made on every test.

  • Work with Group Lead and Supervisor to have resources needed to pull tests.

  • Once production has started, provide Technical Assistance if needed to keep consistent application or Shade.

  • When ink jet is not running, work on continuous improvement activities.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Education and Knowledge

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Associate or Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design or similiar field a plus

Experience

  • 3-5 years experience in manufacturing required

  • Minimum of 2 years experience with large scale inkjet printing preferred

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: 25246

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