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LIGHT LAB COORDINATOR

Mohawk Industries Dalton Full-Time
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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.

Are you Mohawk Material? We’re the biggest and the best flooring company in the world, and we are looking for a Sales Assistant to support our continued growth! At Mohawk there are always opportunities for high performing talent to excel. Are you the best? If so show us what you are made of and come build your career with us!



Responsibilities

Typically supports multiple individuals and/or locations in performing advanced administrative work that requires highly specialized skills and knowledge and a higher degree of independent decision-making, confidentiality acumen, and personal initiative. The jobholder plays a major role in coordinating the primary functions or activities of an administrative department or unit, or of a special program. This position serves as administrative liaison with internal staff personnel customers, vendors and contacts outside the department.

  • Conducts research, develops content and creates effective presentations 
  • Greets customers/visitors and ensures they are directed to the correct meeting location. Schedules and coordinates meetings, appointments and travel. Creates meeting agenda and distributes information to all parties who should receive it. Collects information needed for reports and meeting
  • Performs work of a confidential nature and appropriately exercises initiative and discretion as necessitated by the situation.
  • Event planning – responsible for coordinating schedules, agenda, location, travel and preparing meeting materials for various customer and sales conventions, meetings and mill trips.  Travel may be required
  • Coordinate scheduling of tours, speakers, presenters, conference rooms, and sales or customer events for the light Lab
  • Create product palettes for customer visits and arrange samples for specific visitors
  • Act as administrative coordinator for Product Management and Product Design
  • Collate and distribute department reports (PD, PM, Design, Sales, Trend and Trade Shows)
  • Participate in Design Vision development and present CEU’s and PowerPoint presentations to visitors/designers  
  • Coordinate shipping needs for product development
  • Code and approve Accounts Payable invoices
  • Involves some level of internal and external customer contact
  • Supports projects for the team operations in terms of presentation materials, distribution list maintenance and other projects as agreed to.
  • Monitor and maintain supply inventory levels for samples and light lab, product displays, palettes and professional presentation of the Light Lab space.   
  • Administrative duties also include answering phone, email response and inquires to employees, sales, design and customers, preparing meeting materials, etc.


Qualifications

  • Minimum two years college or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5+ years of increasing responsible administrative work experience that provides the incumbent with comprehensive knowledge of the principles, concepts, methodology, skills, technical methods required to successfully perform the job.
  • Proven ability to maintain high levels of confidential information.
  • Ability to use judgment, discretion, initiative, and organizational skills to prioritize work and meet each internal and external customer’s needs.
  • Strong PC aptitude - MS Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook. SAP knowledge preferred. Ability to create, analyze and explain spreadsheets, graphics, formulas, formats, etc.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to exercise sound, analytical judgment and project management skills.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of office policies and administration procedures.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of management, internal and external customers, vendors, and subscribers.
  • Excellent proofreading skills.

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.

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About Mohawk

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.

 

Skills required

Presentations
Microsoft Powerpoint
Research
Communications
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Excel
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