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Shaw Industries Inc Extrusion/Backing Process Engineer in Adairsville, Georgia

Job Title

Extrusion/Backing Process Engineer

Position Overview

Shaw Industries is looking for a Process Engineer to support one of the manufacturing processes at Shaw Plant T1 in Adairsville, GA. ​

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:

  • Demonstrate a passion for safety, environmental compliance, and manufacturing excellence.

  • Assists in the completion of equipment modifications, expensed projects, and capital improvement projects to improve safety, housekeeping, product quality, productivity, and equipment reliability.

  • Troubleshoot equipment and system problems, identifying and correcting root causes.

  • Participate in the development and achievement of the department’s annual goals and training plan.

  • Assist in the performance of all aspects of proper project management, including thorough scoping, design, cost estimation, scheduling, bid development, procurement, craft/contractor management, departmental communication, installation/construction, debugging, commissioning, and project documentation.

  • Support plant maintenance activities through coordination of work order completion.

  • Provide support to department teams relative to project development, job quotes, improvement suggestions, etc.

  • Provide leadership to co-ops and OMTs assigned to department, as needed, including skills development and on-the-job training.

  • Assist in maintaining critical safety and environmental audits, testing, and inspections, to include records maintenance.


Must have 4-year engineering degree. BSME or BSEE preferred. Other engineering degrees considered.

Key Competencies

  • Execute Action Plan

  • Innovate

  • Demonstrate Good Judgement

  • Initiate Action

  • Building Trusting Relationships

Other Requirements

  • Thorough knowledge of and experience with mechanical systems.

  • Other duties and assignments are required as directed by management.

  • Ability to work all shifts (1st, 2nd, 3rd) and weekends as needed for start-ups, training, or troubleshooting.

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.

This position will be offered as a Process Engineer S05 or S06 depending on experience and qualifications.

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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