Mohawk Industries Driver Training Program Manager in CALHOUN, Georgia

Overview

To provide hands-on training to finish the skills of driver trainees obtained through an approved truck driving school in order that he/she may effectively deliver merchandise to customers in an allotted period of time in a safe manner in accordance with Mohawk Industries, Department of Transportation, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, state, and federal regulations. The Driver Training Program Manager is responsible for the certification and final sign-off on all Mohawk drivers

Responsibilities

  • Train and review Mohawk drivers’ abilities to perform expected levels of driver tasks such as interpreting road signs, safe, cautious and defensive driving, obeying all traffic laws, and inspection of truck for safety and maintenance needs.

  • Complete the certification review process and checklist for all new drivers and drivers changing type of position (i.e. local driver, over the road, pickup and delivery, etc.)

  • Train the trainers on the utilization and proper application of the Smith System five principles of safe driving.

  • Conduct road tests.

  • Conduct interviews for Mohawk drivers.

  • Partner with the Logistics Recruiting department on coordination and effectiveness of the driver training school.

  • Establish relationships with external driving training programs and schools to market Mohawk driver opportunities to new candidates.

  • Partner with safety and management teams to conduct incident investigations, root cause analysis, and sustainable corrective action plans.

  • Communicate regularly with the Corporate Transportation Safety department to ensure all requirements are being met through training.

  • Assist management in employee retention efforts through ongoing training, communication, and attention to driver issues and concerns.

  • Ensure all logs and reports provided to the office are correct.

Qualifications

  • 10 plus years of professional tractor-trailer driving.

  • Associate’s degree a plus

  • Impeccable driving record

  • Must be willing up to 35% to Mohawk driver locations across the US

  • Certified in the Smith System of driving. Mohawk will provide this certification if it’s not currently held.

  • Knowledge of DOT, OSHA, federal, and state laws pertaining to driving a tractor-trailer.

  • Ability to communicate with customers and Driver Service Representatives.

  • Knowledge of Mohawk Industries Finishing Manual performance skill objectives.

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.

Job ID 2018-39935

FLSA Status Exempt

Company MOHAWK

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