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Shaw Industries Inc Machinist IV - 1st Shift in Chickamauga, Georgia

Job Title

Machinist IV - 1st Shift

Position Overview

Fabricate, repair, replace, and/or modify parts and equipment used in manufacturing.


Must have superior skill and experience in running the following: CNC equipment, lathe, mill, surface grinder, mig and tig welder, radial drill, metal saw, band saw, and drill presses.

Read and understand measuring tools such as micrometers, calipers, and steel tape with extreme accuracy.

Read and understand mechanical drawings.

Be able to distinguish between different types of metals and know which type to use for each application.

Interpret mechanical situations to determine the proper course of action and materials needed to accomplish a task.

Must be able to determine proper machining methods and setups to run all types of materials.

Work with supervisor and department manager to develop new machinery.

Develop ideas and recommend improvements to increase productivity within the department.

Assist Machinists I, II, and III in running equipment as directed by supervisor.

Have all tools requested by the supervisor.

Perform preventative maintenance as assigned.

Maintain a high degree of workmanship and efficiency.

Keep work area clean and free of hazards.

Know and adhere to all safety policies, rules, and regulations.

Adhere to normal schedule for starting and stopping unless otherwise directed by supervisor and department manager

On-call for machinery downtime during and after working hours at the direction of supervisor and department manager.

Perform general housekeeping as assigned.


Must have a Technical School diploma or previous On-job Training.

Previous experience required.

Work Shift

8 hour, day shift

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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