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Shaw Industries Inc Material Handler - B Shift - 12 Hour Nights in Chickamauga, Georgia

Job Title

Material Handler - B Shift - 12 Hour Nights

Position Overview

Purpose / Scope

The basic responsibilities of a Primary Extrusion Material Handler are to transport raw materials finished product and waste to their designated locations, assist with processing bad packages and maintaining housekeeping. This is accomplished by performing all of the “Essential Duties” listed below.


The primary Extrusion Department is responsible for the maintenance of this procedure.

Essential Duties

A. Operating Center Ride Truck

B. Operating Fork Lift Truck

C. Weighing Yarn Racks and Entering Weight into USF

D. Burning Off Bad Packages

E. Regrinding Bad Packages

F. Material Handler Housekeeping

Other Duties

A. Report unsafe equipment, machinery, or conditions to supervisor immediately

B. Comply with Corporate Attendance Policy

C. Perform all job duties in a safe manner

D. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

Physical Requirements

A. Able to pass an eye exam

B. Able to walk, stand, bend, stoop, and/or squat for up to 11 hours of a 12-hour shift.

C. Able to push yarn racks weighing as much as 1000 – 1100 lbs.

D. Able to lift and handle 15-20 lb packages throughout a 12-hour shift.

Able to lift and handle 25-30 lb bagged waste throughout a 12 hour shift

Work Shift

12 hours, night 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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