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SEWING MACHINE MECHANIC - BRIDGEPORT, AL
Location:
Bridgeport , Alabama
Posted:
October 17, 2017
Reference:
2017-33254

**Overview**

Mohawk Industries is the 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, Bigelow, Daltile, Durkan, Karastan, Lees, Marazzi, Mohawk, Pergo, Unilin, Quick-Step and IVC. 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 committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.

**EOE MINORITIES / FEMALES / PROTECTED VETERANS / DISABLED**

**Responsibilities**

The Machine Mechanic is responsible for maintaining all Pegasus and Titan sewing machine equipment in a safe and effective manner.

+ Guarantee that sewing equipment is operating properly and is safe for running. + Assist and educate fellow operators in troubleshooting principles + Troubleshoot and resolve all sewing machine issues + Change needle + Adjust yarn tension and stitch rate + Make adjustments on loopers + Repair and rebuild machines as needed + High school graduate or GED equivalency required. + Experience performing job specific general maintenance duties that includes experience in maintenance of mechanical and low voltage electrical equipment. + Possess a technical aptitude to read and understand technical documents and instructions such as blue prints, manufacturing and installation instruction sheets, etc. + Reads and writes in standard English and proficient performing basic math calculations such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing in all units of measure, including fractions and decimals. + Must be able to work nights and or/weekends on rotating 12 hr shift + Ability to operate and perform preventative maintenance on assigned department equipment, machinery, tools, etc. + Successful completion of all required on the job training. + Successful completion of all required health and environmental safety training. + May be required to use PC and other department specific database systems.

**Qualifications**

+ Prior experience diagnosing troubles, plan, and repair breakdowns in machines, steam lines, water lines, air lines, air and water pumps or any other plant equipment required + Prior experience installing finished machinery, equipment, devices or components at the ultimate use site. Assist in training of operators and maintenance personnel in production and maintenance details. + 1-2 years Mechanical experience + Must be able to lift up to 100 lbs

**Job ID** _2017-33254_

**FLSA Status** _NonExempt_

**Company** _MOHAWK_

**Business Site** _US-AL-BRIDGEPORT_

**Job Group** _Manufacturing_


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