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Shaw Industries Inc Process Engineer in Dalton, Georgia

Job Title

Process Engineer

Position Overview

Shaw Industries is looking for a Process Engineer to initiate & lead efforts that improve the Finishing department (Coater, CST, & Offline Shear) in all areas such as safety, cost, quality, customer service, and development of the Finishing team. Responsibilities will include working on continuous improvement of processes by developing and driving innovative solutions. In addition, this position will manage flow of products through the departments and build customer satisfaction by ensuring production of first quality carpet.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, and is a global leader in delivering carpet, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf, and other specialty products to residential and commercial markets worldwide. We are committed to creating a better future for our customers, our people, our company, and our communities.

Essential Duties:

  • Achieving first quality of Finishing Dept. products by leading initiatives

  • Establishing procedures that drive safety, quality, and cost

  • Setup and/or assist on manufacturing trials and raw material changes

  • Responsible for Lockout/Tagout program

  • Lead and drive downtime reduction efforts

  • Develop and/or maintain process specifications for each department

  • Collaborate with internal/external suppliers, customers, and other facilities

  • Responsible for submitting requests for changes to Q.E. Department.

  • Initiate and implement improvements to equipment

  • Communicate and train Finishing Department personnel on operating procedures

  • Responsible for leading the data analytics efforts for the department regarding production, downtime, quality, cost, etc.

  • Demonstrate good judgment concerning quality

  • Coach & support supervisors and associates

  • Fill in for the Finishing department manager or shift supervisors as needed


  • 4 year degree required; Engineering degree preferred

  • Previous manufacturing experience preferred

  • Strong communication skills (written and oral)

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Good technical skills

Required Competencies:

  • Drive Results

  • Deliver Compelling Communication

  • Build Trusting Relationships

  • Facilitate Change

  • Demonstrate Good Judgment

Shaw benefits include:

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance and Pet insurance

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Employee assistance program

  • Health savings account

  • Paid Time Off

  • Parental Leave

  • 401K and Retirement Plans

  • Product discounts for employees

  • Gym membership discounts

  • Adoption assistance

  • Shaw Family Health Center (Dalton, GA, and Cartersville, GA, locations)

  • And much more.

Work Shift

8 Hr non-rotating shift, Hrs fall to in punch day, Observed Calendar, shift starts AM

Shaw Industries is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we might determine the need to postpone in-person interviews to ensure the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and the community. In this case, we can accommodate with a phone or video interview, and will schedule an in-person interview for a later date. The method by which you interview does not impact your standing as a candidate for this position.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company – we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including: Anderson Tuftex , COREtec , Patcraft , Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway with nearly $6 billion in annual revenue and representation throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Great Britain, India, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. For more information about our company brands, operations and community involvement, visit .

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