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Shaw Industries Inc Utility I in Andalusia, Alabama

Job Title

Utility I

Position Overview

Position Overview:

Retrieve, weigh, and transport bags of waste. Perform area housekeeping. Assist in Model 08 where necessary.


-Collect process / aspirator waste in bags and transport to scales;, weigh bag, record weight through the shop floor system, and transport bags to Recycling.

-Push buggies of finished yarn to scales. Check yarn and ticket on each buggy / rail ensuring correct information is recorded.

-Count number of tubes on buggy / rail, place buggy on scales, input tube count and required lot information into shop floor system, and print production ticket.

-Assist department in retrieving, weighing, and transporting u-buggies of finished yarn and assist in maintaining ample supply of empty u-buggies in staging area.

-Assist on other jobs when required.

-Retrieve excess finish collection bottles from each line, empty finish into the finish recycle drum,, and return empty bottle for collection. Ensure jugs are labeled properly.

-Record production information form printed production ticket on worksheet. Maintain a running total of production pounds by operator.

-Make a quality check of each buggy / rail, transports buggy / rail to packout or staging area, and stage by lot and denier.

-Transport all buggies and rails from last shift to packout or staging area and stage by lot and denier.

-Maintain ample supply of empty yarn buggies / rails in staging areas.

-Pick up production schedule for shift

-Weigh operator cordage and imbalance by lot and color, and input into shop floor system and transport it to Recycling.

-Calculate totals for stretch wrap operator and utility work sheets by the end of the shift.

-Maintain housekeeping in Model 08, keeping waste orderly and clean. Sweep and mop behind lines.

-Empty finish jugs as needed. Ensure appropriate warning labels are used.

-Operate strapper and reload strapping material as needed.

-Must be able to work rotating shift, holidays, weekends, and overtime as required.

-Perform any other duties as specified by supervisor.

Work Shift

12 Hr rotating shift, Hrs fall to in punch day, Act Calendar, shift starts AM, days change only

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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