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Shaw Industries Inc Technical Engineer in Aiken, South Carolina

Job Title

Technical Engineer

Position Overview

To drive continuous improvement efforts and new product/new equipment development.


  • 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.

  • Lead, assist, and/or support continuous quality improvement efforts.

  • Provide engineering and troubleshooting support to all departments as needed.

  • Investigate processing and quality problems and implement data-driven solutions.

  • Study processing parameters to improve product performance. Must be able to set up systems to collect and analyze data as well as implement data-driven solutions.

  • Manage the implementation of any process changes.

  • Develop processing conditions for any new products

  • Develop quality specs for all new products.

  • Managing and/or assisting Technical Manager with all new developmental projects.

  • Assist and lead Lean/Kaizen/Six Sigma process and projects.

  • Set-up SYR’s and coordinates trials.

  • Manage the SYR System

  • Monitor SYR’s running in Department

  • Ability to travel as required.

  • Assist as needed.


  • Build Trusting Relationships

  • Innovate

  • Deliver Compelling Communication

  • Demonstrate Good Judgment


  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree.

  • Must possess good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.

  • Must be able to work holidays, weekends and overtime as required.


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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