Kiln Operator (Lead), 5033

Location , TX
Date Posted February 6, 2019
Category Commercial/Residential
Job Type Full-Time


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.

  • Monitors equipment or processes and reports problems to supervisor
  • Basic Understanding of Production Process Areas
  • Follows ISO operating procedures and control plan.
  • Adjust, correct and program the AGV and Flaw master system as needed
  • Train new and existing employees, assess skill levels and conduct on-going training to achieve proficiency on shift.
  • Effectively communicate quality issues as they arise to the quality department and/or Shift Manager/Supervisor.
  • Will be required to effectively communicate work processes, issues and other information relating to production and will assist employees in relating messages to Shift Manager/Supervisor. 
  • Good reasoning skills, self-driven, result oriented, and ability to make decisions.
  • Ability to work with others in team environment
  • Ability to lead both individuals and teams
  • Develop and assist Shift Manager/Supervisor in the data entry of production information into computer systems.  Will be required to produce reports relating to quality, scrap, efficiencies and other related reports relating to production.
  • Support Shift Manager/Supervisors in the communicating of daily production goals, work instructions, and results to team.
  • Ensures employees complete required training.
  • Ensure ergonomic risk factors are reduced to an acceptable level when feasible.
  • Lead injury/illness investigations, and ensure accurate root cause is identified and addressed.  Where feasible, strive to ensure injured e employees do not return to a given job until the causative factors are identified and controlled. 
  • Follow safety procedures, standard operating procedures and quality policies and regulations.
  • Demonstrate safe work practices.
  • Promotes and adheres to all safety and health policies and procedures of plant.
  • Performs other duties as requested by Manager.

Education and Knowledge:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience


  • 1 previous manufacturing/production experience


  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good recordkeeping skills
  • Good listening skills
  • Accurate measurement capability
  • Able to understand and speak English

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.

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