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Shaw Industries Inc Project Engineer II/III in Cartersville, Georgia

Job Title

Project Engineer II/III

Position Overview

Shaw Industries is looking for a Project Engineer to develop and execute capital and expense projects. Provide technical and troubleshooting support to manufacturing. Prepare technical specifications and utilize project management tools to ensure projects meet safety, performance, and budget requirements . Provide technical support and /or installation supervision on other engineers’ projects. This role is located in Cartersville, GA.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, and is a global leader in delivering carpet, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf, and other specialty products to residential and commercial markets worldwide. We are committed to creating a better future for our customers, our people, our company, and our communities.



Project Development and Engineering:

  • Envisions and develops project concept

  • Solicits and documents plant requirements and input

  • Utilizes technical skills and education to determine loads, speeds, energy requirements, etc.

  • Develops a project budget and timeline.

    Project Administration:

  • Seek approvals from Management to proceed with expenditures required to expand or maintain manufacturing facilities.

  • Combine specifications, drawings and other documentation into bid packages and solicit bids for equipment and/or services.

  • Track and maintain control of approved project expenditures.

  • Issue requisitions and approve receipts.

  • Publish periodic project reports.

  • Prepare Asset Detail documents and submit to Corporate Assets.

  • Assemble completed project file documents and archive per Corporate Engineering Standard.

    Project Execution:

  • Manage contractors on site ensuring that corporate and plant policies such as safety, ethics, environmental, etc., are enforced.

  • Take full responsibility for all contractor activities; act as the primary liaison between Corporate Engineering and plant management; minimize disruption to normal plant activities and communicate any necessary disruptions to management in advance.

  • Perform Quality Control function, inspecting all contractor work and vendor supplied equipment to ensure compliance with specifications, drawings, timeline requirements, etc., issued in the bid package.

    Technical Resource: 

  • Provide troubleshooting services for existing manufacturing systems and processes.  Recommend and/or evaluate potential process improvements; assemble or serve on process improvement teams, accident investigation teams.

  • Participate and support efforts regarding initiatives for Energy and Reliability


  • Manage, coach and support up to 20 Tile Cutting Technicians across three shifts.

  • Ensure crucial maintenance metrics are being met.

  • Seek feedback from customers to evaluate and improve customer service.

  • Manage labor, fill positions, and keep timecards in the Workforce system

  • Issue corrective action as needed

    Required Competencies:

  • Demonstrate Good Judgment

  • Execute Action Plan

  • Initiate Action

  • Build Trusting Relationships

  • Innovate


  • 4-year engineering degree required ; Mechanical or Mechanical Engineering Technology degree preferred.

  • Must be able to work required overtime, including being on-call.

  • Must have good managerial skills.

  • Must be able to communicate ideas both verbally and in writing.

    Preferred Experience/Skills:

  • Previous leadership experience

  • 3+ years of experience in manufacturing process

Shaw benefits include:

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance and Pet insurance

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Employee assistance program

  • Health savings account

  • Paid Time Off

  • Parental Leave

  • 401K and Retirement Plans

  • Product discounts for employees

  • Gym membership discounts

  • Adoption assistance

  • Shaw Family Health Center (Dalton, GA, and Cartersville, GA, locations)

  • And much more.

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.

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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