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Shaw Industries Inc Maintenance Engineer in Aiken, South Carolina

Job Title

Maintenance Engineer

Position Overview

The Maintenance Engineer is responsible for the support of all maintenance work in all areas of the plant with emphasis on completing the work safely. The position plays a key role in effectively controlling cost and improving efficiencies . The Maintenance Engineer performs duties with minimal supervision and direction. Individual is required to work with many different departments in maintenance and also with Operations. This job requires flexible hours based on the needs of the Maintenance Department. The Maintenance Engineer establishes and maintains a positive working relationship with all personnel in both maintenance and Operations. The Maintenance Engineer attends weekly employee meetings to discuss safety, quality, and policy requirements, and ensures appropriate action is taken when employees' behavior needs to improve

Essential Duties:

  • Comply with procedures found in SMS and Job Requirement Books.

  • Perform all job duties using safe work methods.

  • Comply with Corporate Absenteeism and Tardiness Policy.

  • Work normally scheduled days adhering to starting and stopping times. Work overtime as required.

  • Communicate and enforce standards and expectations for all shift associates.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by Department Manager.

  • Manage Site PdM efforts. Includes supervising PdM Technicians and maintaining PdM database.

  • Complete capital and expense projects as assigned by Plant Engineer.

  • Manage MARS work order system and HQMS for the Maintenance Department. (Administrator Role).

  • Lead effort to organize and maintain the Engineering drawings.

  • Lead effort to document TPM metrics.

  • Serve as a troubleshooting resource for Plant equipment.

  • Develop and maintain Preventive Maintenance (PM) records for operating areas.

  • Manages the scheduling of the PM’s with the operating area leadership.

  • Manages the process of keeping an adequate supply of critical spare parts.

  • Initiate outside service purchase requisitions and coordinate execution with contractors for such items as component repairs, on-site maintenance, equipment cleaning, etc.

  • Attend weekly scheduling meetings in each operating area.

  • Serve on 6 Sigma, quality, safety, and Maintenance teams as required.

  • Assist in training efforts of area personnel through procedure writing/modifications, conducting sessions, bringing in outside resources, purchasing training materials and equipment, etc.

  • With the HS&E department and Maintenance leadership, investigate improvements in personal protective equipment (PPE). Ensure safety and departmental policies and procedures are followed.

  • Initiate and document the initial investigation of safety and environmental issues.

  • Lead effort to identify standard work and establish tiered communications for Maintenance Associates.

  • Work with operators to identify unsafe acts and conditions.

  • Support reward and recognition program based on criteria related to safety, quality and productivity.

  • Actively support and participate in the implementation of SQS, TPM.

  • Actively support and participate in achieving SAFE certification. Work with the Maintenance Planner and Supervisors to ensure the Maintenance Department is following the TPM process.

  • Drive the energy reduction efforts of the plant.

  • Manage building automation systems.

  • Create and maintain PM’s and operating procedures for utility equipment.


  • Executing Action Plan

  • Plan and Organize

  • Demonstrate Good Judgement

  • Drive Results

  • Coach and Support

  • Build trusting Relationships


  • Four year degree in Engineer ing. (P refer Mechanical or Electrical )

  • Must have at least one (1) year experience in a manufacturing environment or it’s equivalent.

  • Interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Implementation of preventive machinery maintenance program preferred.


Work Shift

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

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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