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Shaw Industries Inc Extrusion Manufacturing Supervisor (12hr Nights) in Aiken, South Carolina

Job Title

Extrusion Manufacturing Supervisor (12hr Nights)

Position Overview

Position overview:   

We’re a company leading the future of manufacturing, and our multi-brand strategy supports a culture of innovation, even after  50   years  of success. In this role, candidates gain diverse work experience and exposure to multiple areas of manufacturing. We’re looking for someone who is ambitious, interested in learning various skills, and an excellent problem solver.

Position Objective:

To supervise the activities of all shift employees in pursuit of departmental and plant goals in Safety, Quality and Productivity.

Essential Duties (considering job knowledge, job environment, effort, manipulative skill, judgment, safety knowledge and responsibility):

Work normally scheduled days adhering to starting and stopping times. Work overtime as required. Must be willing to work holidays and weekends.

Communicate and enforce standards and expectations for all shift employees.

Perform other duties as assigned by Department Manager.

Work effectively to achieve consistency in daily work related activities utilizing Support Team.

Communicate with existing supervisor regarding any changes, problems, or concerns about which knowledge may be needed to run shift.

Hold weekly safety meeting on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Perform Stretch and Flex.

Verify staffing meets current needs. Correspond with employees and communicate assignments as required.

Review previous production and quality performance.

Ensure current lots are running per specifications.

Verify tube labels correspond with current lots and component numbers on each line.

Ensure all lines are running within set standards

Ensure all lines are producing 1st quality fiber.

Verify and review lot sheets.

Periodically review SPC charts as situations or lab results may warrant.

Maintain safe working environment throughout shift.

Make rounds often to communicate with employees, observe performances and be aware of their whereabouts.

Ensure job requirements are being met.

Observe housekeeping and ensure that a clean and organized environment is present.

Prepare area for a shift change. Ensure that all standards are being met and area is organized.

Thoroughly communicate with incoming supervisor on any changes made, upcoming changes, special sampling, problem lines, call ins, etc.

Enter all required information into computer, email production report, print out hard copies, post paperwork as needed and organize and file all required hard copies.

Maintain current Lot Sheets at each Maestro by line and note changes as required.

Add or delete recipes as needed, utilizing the department supervisory systems (Maestros)

Review e-mail for current activities or changes as transmitted by Department Manager and others.

Enter absences in Kronos as well as being knowledgeable of other functions.

Distribute Hot Work Permits when requested or required.

Responsible for shift performance in any of safety, quality, productivity and cost.

Monitor and track performance related data in areas of safety, quality and productivity.

Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of all shift activities.

Complete job change forms as needed.

Communicate procedure changes and pertinent information as needed.

Issue corrective action as needed.

Issue commendations as needed.

Attend meetings as needed.

Issue Quality Alerts when required.

Troubleshoot process as needed. To include: Buhler system, Process Control System, finish system, maestros and floor pressure monitoring.

Ability to handle the stress of meeting goals and deadlines.

Support and oversee employee’s adherence to 5S and Waste Recycling in the Plant.

Assist other Extrusion personnel as needed.


Drive Results

Deliver Compelling Communication

Demonstrate Strategic Influence

Lead Change

Build Successful Teams

Other Requirements:

2+ years of leadership experience in a manufacturing environment.

Possess good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.


Must have (4) year degree.

Work Shift

Shaw is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.

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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