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Shaw Industries Inc Experienced Tufting/Manufacturing Associate - Level III - 2nd Shift in Cartersville, Georgia

Job Title

Experienced Tufting/Manufacturing Associate - Level III - 2nd Shift

Position Overview

Position Objectives:

To obtain a skilled tufting machine operator that will learn to operate other machinery and other responsibilities within the process and must be able to successfully perform all requirements of the machine operator 3 function in a specific time frame.


  • Utility – ability to operate backwinder and a stationary lift. Ability to pull and relocate yarn.

  • Y Feed Operator – ability to break down yarn and load yarn onto a creel with different thread ups and blow yarn into a mobile x-creel.

  • Yarn Processing – the ability to print orders and operate an air entangled and twister machine to use single denier yarn to make yarn of different denier sizes.

  • Machine Operator 3 – the ability to set up and operate all gauge group tufting machines with the ability to burn in creels and perform necessary crossed end checks.


  • Confidentiality, Honesty, Integrity, and Passion

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Preferably Tufting/Warping machine experience

  • Operate Lift Trucks (squeeze/fork/pole).

  • Flexibility with hours (shift coverage)/workload (multitasking)

  • Serve on teams/committees as needed

  • Assist in projects as needed

  • Computer Aptitude

  • Work assigned schedule

  • Accept assignments that may require additional training

    Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to travel between facilities

  • Must be able to communicate to groups and individuals

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, repetitiously lifting up to 50lbs and exposure to noise levels

  • Attend seminars/classes

  • Work in plant environment (heat, humidity, and cold)

    Preferred Skills

    Demonstrate full knowledge of and compliance with Company quality and good MFG practices policies and procedures. Review and assure appropriate knowledge of and adherence to SMS – “Safety/Environment, Quality and TPM. Must be able to work 40 hours work week and including some weekends.

Work Shift

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

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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