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Shaw Industries Inc Quality Process Engineer in Aiken, South Carolina

Job Title

Quality Process Engineer

Position Overview

The Quality Process Engineer statistically monitors quality, implements improvements, and troubleshoots processes & equipment for the Extrusion, Cabling and Heatset Departments.


  • Lead and participate in Internal SMS Audits

  • Participate in External SMS Audits

  • Work with all Departments to reduce Nonconforming Product

  • Work with yarn vendors and equipment suppliers to ensure products meet expectations

  • Work with yarn customers to resolve off quality issues

  • Coach Trainers/QCs/Mentors using quality data to drive improvements

  • Improve Standard Work focusing on Safety, Quality and Productivity

  • Drive root cause analysis and preventive measures for Off Quality

  • Participates in customer feedback and customer visits

  • Works with the Quality Clerk in the Lab to maintain equipment (calibrations)

  • Serve as a backup to the Quality Clerk

  • Participates in SPC activities as a user of Infinity software and Minitab

  • Modifies and develop procedures in SMS

  • Attend SPC, Tier III, and any additional meetings as requested

  • Assist Extrusion/Cabling/Heatset meetings as requested

  • Track and monitor all MOCs within the Facility

  • Track and monitor all Corrective Actions within the Facility

  • Work with Yarn Technical to evaluate new/existing yarn systems

  • Assist the Quality Manager, as needed

Key Competencies:

  • Build Trusting Relationships

  • Facilitate Change

  • Drive Results

  • Deliver Compelling Communication

  • Influence Others

  • Initiate Action


Four (4) year Engineering degree required

Strong communication skills (written and oral)

Six Sigma Black Belt trained or willingness to complete training

Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Pivot Tables etc.)

Previous manufacturing experience (preferred)

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.