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Shaw Industries Inc Reliability Tech D in Columbia, South Carolina

Job Title

Reliability Tech D

Position Overview


  • Safely perform basic and complex troubleshooting of equipment

  • Safely make mechanical repairs using knowledge and experience of mechanical systems and practices

  • Responsible for the installation and maintenance of items such as mechanical power transmission equipment, rollers (godets), winders, texturizer boxes, compressed air systems, bearings, pumps and any other part/system relating to Extrusion equipment

  • Learn all hazards and safety precautions of all procedures

  • Follow oral and written work instructions

  • Report to management any quality and safety problems and potential production problems that are encountered while performing the job

  • Perform all duties in a safe manner without bodily injury to self or others

  • Perform all related job duties and other Responsibilities assigned by supervisor or department manager

  • Learn and use EZ Entry/TPM system to set up and receive work instructions

  • Actively participate in Tier meetings

  • Coach operators on troubleshooting of panels

Requirements: - Must have at least 1 year of Extrusion experience (Operator level or above)

  • Must be able to use basic math skills - add, subtract, multiply, divide (whole numbers, fractions, decimals)

  • Must be able to read and understand basic maintenance/mechanical terms and definitions

  • Must be able to identify, select and use proper tools for repair functions

  • Must be able to read mechanical drawings/sketches

  • Must be able to identify proper lubricants for mechanical applications

  • Must be able to read and understand information from charts, graphs and manuals

  • Must possess good communication skills, both written and oral, to management and other mechanics

Preferred Skills:

  • Verifiable experience performing mechanical work

  • Verifiable experience repairing machinery

  • Verifiable prior training in the area of industrial maintenance

  • Verifiable experience using precision measurement tools (both US and metric)

  • Verifiable leadership experience

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand, walk and climb stairs for twelve (12) hours

  • Ability to bend, stoop, squat, lift, carry and reach on a routine basis

  • Ability to handle the stress of a fast paced environment

Work Shift

12 Hr rotating shift, Hrs fall to in punch day, Act Calendar, days & AM/PM start time changes in the rotation

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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