Georgia-based carpet manufacturing company, Mohawk Industries, is headed to sweet home Eastern Alabama. As the largest carpet manufacturer in the world, Mohawk is expanding into yarn production—the first step in the carpet-making process. Their new facility will be in Roanoke, Alabama, and will create 130 new Alabama jobs, totaling 300 staff in the Roanoke location.
As a Fortune 500 company, Mohawk is excited to continue to invest in its employees and their surrounding communities in Randolph county.
“I’m proud of our relationship with this community and proud that Mohawk has recognized that this is a great place to continue to invest our resources. We have a great team here already, and I look forward to welcoming new team members to our organization as we grow.”Donald Hendrix, Plant Manager, Mohawk Industries
What does this mean for job seekers?
Mohawk plans to host several job fairs and hiring events from now until the opening of the facility. Through these events, they hope to meet applicants and explain a little more about what the position entails. Want to secure one of those 130 Alabama jobs? The easiest way to “find your more with Mohawk” is to stay up to date with their Facebook page at Mohawk Industries Careers and their website at www.mohawkcareers.com.
“When we decided to expand our yarn production to help meet customer demand, our Roanoke location was the perfect choice because of the talented workforce here and in the surrounding counties. We’re thrilled to be expanding and creating new jobs and opportunities in this community.”Todd Shail, Senior Vice President of Manufacturing, Mohawk Industries