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Dal-Tile Corporation GLAZE PREP OPERATOR in Sunnyvale, Texas

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.

Dal-Tile is currently seeking a Glaze Prep Technician to join our TEAM! As the Glaze Prep Technician, we need someone who is ready to provide a variety of support such as following quality management system, scheduling batching and raw material inventory.

Primary Objective

Responsible for team member and machine safety, and efficient operational and maintenance related items focused around digital inkjet printing machines.

Major Function and Scope

Ensures all safety protocols throughout the plant and department are adhered to.

Drives world class housekeeping in glaze prep and the batching plant.

Follows the Quality Management System for all operating procedures and practice instructions, as well as working with the Quality Department to create needed procedures.

Responsible for daily/weekly/monthly glaze prep needs from the batching plant as well as raw materials needed.

Responsible for planning and scheduling the batching plant orders from our sister plants.

Responsible for month end raw material inventory count, for all glaze line, glaze prep and batching plant materials.

Responsible for working with purchasing and vendors for glaze prep raw material orders.

Responsible for training of all new hires and existing team members on the safe and efficient operation of the machines in glaze prep and batching.

Responsible for working with operational and maintenance teams to develop and sustain operator basic care programs.

Fill-in and relief responsibility for all glazing prep and batching functions, as well as assisting the glaze lines for glaze needs.

Will perform daily and weekly review of mills and mill times, to ensure efficiencies remain at a high level.

Potential for call-in support may be required if in-house team is unable to meet the needs of the process.

All other duties as requested.

Experience and Knowledge Required

2 or more years manufacturing experience.

Requires Dal-Tile level II or level III glazing certification or 18 months+ experience in the ceramic tile industry with a strong background in machine effectiveness.

Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Requires knowledge of safety policy and procedures. Ability to read/write English. Basic computer literacy. Strong knowledge of glaze line and quality standards, and overall ceramic manufacturing.


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

Other Pertinent Job Information

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may sit, climb, balance, talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this position includes close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.

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 : 69398

Business Unit : Dal-Tile

Department : Manufacturing (MFG)

Job Type : Manufacturing