MOHAWK

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    Business Site US-GA-CALHOUN
    Job ID
    2018-38218
    FLSA Status
    NonExempt
    Company
    MOHAWK
    Job Group
    Material Management
  • Overview


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    Mohawk Industries, Inc. is a leading supplier of flooring for both residential and commercial applications. Mohawk offers a complete selection of carpet, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone, vinyl, rugs and other home products. These products are marketed under the premier brands in the industry, which include Mohawk, Karastan, Lees, Bigelow, Dal-Tile, American Olean, Unilin and Quick Step.

    Responsibilities

    • Coordinates the procurement and distribution of materials, parts, equipment, and supplies for the organization by performing the following duties. 
    • Coordinates all activities related to procurement of a commodity or service beginning with intent to purchase through delivery. Analyzes the requirements of the commodity or service, including detailed specifications, preferred supplier, and date commodity/service is needed
    • Solicits and evaluates proposals for the requested commodity/service. Investigates and/or interviews potential      suppliers to determine if they meet the specified requirements. Advises team members or management on the appropriate supplier to be used.
    • Negotiates the lowest possible cost (price, payment and freight terms) for the commodity balanced against the optimum quality and schedule needs. Implements purchase agreements that comply with department, company and government regulations.
    • Assures that the commodity/service is delivered on schedule, at the negotiated price, and meets the quality standards of the company. Maintains timely control of all vendor quotes, price lists and related information to assure accurate retention of records as required.
    • Responsible for accuracy of detailed item description, including commodity codes, to ensure expedient order fulfillment and to facilitate standardization process and provide correct data for RFQ analysis.
    • Coordinates appropriate methods needed to distribute commodity/service in a cost effective manner.
    • Performs other duties as required
    • Mohawk Industries, Inc offers a comprehensive compensation package that includes a wide variety of benefit options so that individuals can tailor plans that are right for him or her. Benefits include health care with a prescription card, dental/vision, disability, life insurance, 401(k) plan with company match, employee purchase discounts, tuition reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate programs and much more. 

     

    Qualifications

    • Associate’s degree in a related field and 2+ years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and job specific experience that provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential function of the job 
    • Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.
    • Good PC skills and an intermediate level proficiency with Word, Excel and other Microsoft applications
    • Good oral, written, presentation and interpersonal communications skills; ability to effectively exercise tact, discretion, judgment and diplomacy when interacting and/or negotiating with internal and external customers, and senior management, etc.
    • Ability to maintain high level of accuracy while producing high volumes under time constraints
    • Ability to prioritize demands on resources
    • Ability to analyze and resolve difficulties, seeking the appropriate level of assistance from and interaction with others
    • Ability to manage situations to which there has been no prior exposure or for which no clear road map exists
    • Ability and willingness to accept responsibility, willingness to challenge established practices and draw relevant conclusions, including the persistence and willingness to take calculated risk, to stimulate, market and sell new ideas within the organization.
    • Ability to perform in a high pressure environment and/or crisis situation and render good decisions to resolve the problems, maintain safety and ensure adherence to Corporate Code of Conduct
    • Strong sense of personal and professional ethics. Acting with honor and character
    • Creating the new and different; anticipates future consequences and trends; proactively identifies business needs and recommendations solutions 

     

     

    Mohawk Industries, Inc offers a comprehensive compensation package that includes a wide variety of benefit options so that individuals can tailor plans that are right for him or her. Benefits include health care with a prescription card, dental/vision, disability, life insurance, 401(k) plan with company match, employee purchase discounts, tuition reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate programs and much more.

     

     

    EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

     

    Drug-Free/Tobacco-Free Workplace

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