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Project Automation Engineer

Company: Mohawk Industries, Inc.
Location: Thomasville
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:







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At Mohawk Industries, we're committed to more - more customer solutions, more process improvements, more sustainable manufacturing and more opportunities for our team.


As a Fortune 500, global flooring leader with some of the best-known brands in the industry, Mohawk is a great place to start or develop your career with an emphasis on more of what's important to you. Whether you want to lead more, innovate more, learn more or create more, you can find your more with Mohawk.




Primary Objective:

Plans, develops, and executes engineering projects from concept to completion.



Major Functions and Scope:

--- - - - - - - - - - Applies knowledge of engineering principles along with knowledge of Mohawk processes and Automation requirements and practical experience to execute projects that are tactical, strategic, and business impact oriented towards the design, modification, upgrade, maintenance, and troubleshooting of plant manufacturing equipment.

--- - - - - - - - - - Provides subject matter expertise in the automation and process control.

--- - - - - - - - - - Provides significant contributions to the success of business initiatives though creative and timely execution of projects within defined budget constraints.

--- - - - - - - - - - Effectively prioritizes time in the execution of projects.



Responsibilities:

--- - - - - - - - - - Integrates knowledge of a variety of engineering disciplines to independently drive process improvements with local, regional and global impact across manufacturing technologies.

--- - - - - - - - - - Maintains current knowledge of latest manufacturing and control technologies, best practices and standards relevant to operations, both inside and outside Mohawk.

--- - - - - - - - - - Develops innovative solutions with significant influence on the business. -

--- - - - - - - - - - Identifies and executes on opportunities to re-purpose existing assets when needed for cost or timing benefits.

--- - - - - - - - - - Collaborates with internal and external customers and stakeholders to ensure mechanisms, networks, or relationships are in place to collect customer requirements and feedback; translates requirements and feedback to project team actions. - Solicits input from stakeholders and ensures their needs are met.

--- - - - - - - - - - Prepares bid documents. - Prepares drawings and specifications packages for the bidding of assigned projects.

--- - - - - - - - - - Assesses and communicates trade-offs and impacts of business needs, technology requirements, business risk and ROI to business leaders. - Provides logical and fact-based recommendations and options to drive consensus among key stakeholders in the decision-making process on matters with significant business impact such as capital expenditures for equipment, process and product improvements.

--- - - - - - - - - - Executes capital projects for processes, equipment and facilities to maintain schedule, budget and scope of delivery.

--- - - - - - - - - - Provides on-time delivery of quality results from highly complex work processes for multiple sites with divisional or global impact.

--- - - - - - - - - - Identifies customer and/or operational concerns to be addressed and proposes solutions. - Leads work of project teams to solve problems ensuring alignment across geographies and operating areas.

--- - - - - - - - - - Recognizes and prevent safety concerns in projects early in the cycle to avoid potential risks.

--- - - - - - - - - - Updates and maintains engineering standards for projects.

--- - - - - - - - - - Prepares and maintains project schedules while working with internal project teams and external contractors. Ensures project team meets assigned project commitments and negotiates major project timelines and deliverables.

--- - - - - - - - - - Provides regular accurate project progress reports.

--- - - - - - - - - - Leads regular review meetings with stakeholders on projects.

--- - - - - - - - - - Ensures seamless hand-off to process, equipment and facility owners.



Other Responsibilities and Competencies

--- - - - - - - - - - Ability to foresee and identify future project execution concerns early and identify possible solutions.

--- - - - - - - - - - Knowledge of applicable code and regulatory requirements.

--- - - - - - - - - - Strong organizational skills.

--- - - - - - - - - - Ability to effectively communicate to a diverse audience.

--- - - - - - - - - - Positive interpersonal skills with the ability to build positive professional relationships to improve project execution and results.

--- - - - - - - - - - Ability to seek positive consensual solutions to issues and conflicts with all stakeholders.

--- - - - - - - - - - Complies with all company safety rules and procedures.

--- - - - - - - - - - Performs other duties as assigned.

--- - - - - - - - - - Able to perform well both as an individual contributor and key team member as needed.



Education and Knowledge: -

--- - - - - - - - - - Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

--- - - - - - - - - - Familiarity with the needs of a complex automated manufacturing environment including strong knowledge of networking, PLCs (Siemens and others), and motion control systems.



Experience:

--- - - - - - - - - - 4 or more years of experience in a high availability, efficient, highly automated manufacturing facility

--- - - - - - - - - - 2 or more years of experience in project management and in the execution of critical manufacturing projects.



Competencies:

--- - - - - - - - - - Strong organizational skills

--- - - - - - - - - - Ability to solicit input for, process, filter and clarify stakeholder needs.

--- - - - - - - - - - Ability to create, track and manage timelines to ensure project completion on schedule.

--- - - - - - - - - - Ability to find technical, logistic and financially optimal solutions to challenges.

--- - - - - - - - - - Ability to challenge external and internal partners in a positive way to improve ROI and optimize project execution.

--- - - - - - - - - - Ability to lead and direct both direct-reporting and indirect-reporting associates.

--- - - - - - - - - - Proficiency in PC-based design software as well as Microsoft Office and Project programs.

--- - - - - - - - - - Self-starter who requires minimal direct supervision with a strong attention to detail.

--- - - - - - - - - - Strong written and verbal communication, analytical, interpersonal, customer service, leadership, time management, conflict management, problem solving, project management, math, negotiation and organizational skills.

--- - - - - - - - - - Project budgeting and expense tracking.




Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk's vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, and Quick-Step. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world's largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.



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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Keywords: Mohawk Industries, Inc., Winston-Salem , Project Automation Engineer, Engineering , Thomasville, North Carolina

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