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Shaw Industries Inc Assembly Supervisor in Dalton, Georgia

Job Title

Assembly Supervisor

Position Overview

Position Objective:

Manage and guide all personnel, equipment, tools, and raw materials through the plant in the most efficient and safest way possible.


Progressive Supervisor, Assembly Manager, MTO/Mezz Manager, HR Manager

Essential Duties:

(Considering job knowledge, job environment, effort, manipulative skill, judgment, safety knowledge and responsibility)

Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of Progressive Assembly, ensuring samples are made in a timely manner. Maintain employee Kronos and attendance calendars. Calculate production at the end of the shift. Communicate any personnel or equipment problems to the Dept. Manager. Use a computer to retrieve production information from ASAP, Order Manager, etc. Train/retrain employees on job procedures and job hazards. Communicate with Department Manager questions on production quality. Prioritize work orders based on Prioritize orders based on Promise dates and special needs. Manage Raw Material department on first shift. Allocate labor as needed

Establish a positive working relationship with all employees in the department, keeping abreast of any upcoming or potential absenteeism, turnover or employee problems. Hold employee meetings to communicate and teach safety, wellness, policy, quality, and other information and requirements. Assure employee safety by: Actively participating with ASA’s and BBS contacts, completing incident investigation forms, and correcting and documenting all safety violations. Maintain an enthusiastic department atmosphere instilling willing cooperation in others. This may require counseling and/or taking formal disciplinary action when expected improvements in employee’s behavior are not made Conduct self in a professional manner at all times treating all employees fairly consistent with corporate policy and facility guidelines without regard to race, sex, age, religion, national origin, or any disability.

Non-Essential Duties:

(Considering job knowledge, job environment, effort, manipulative skill, judgment, safety knowledge and responsibility)

Other duties as requested by Supervisor or management. Will be required to lead in stretching exercises as directed by the manager.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to work in a manufacturing environment. Standing required during most of shift. Travel through the plant an average of at least 8 times/day. Must be able to climb up/down stairs to Deck plant office as needed, approximately 3 times/day. Must be able to lift approximately 20 lbs.

Other Requirements:

Must have a thorough working knowledge of the Progressive Assembly processes and equipment. Must have a thorough working knowledge of Shaw's selling styles. Must have good written and verbal communication skills. Good organization skills. Must be able to balance manning to meet production needs. Basic computer skills. Basic mathematics skills, including knowing how to read a measuring tape.

Training Requirements:

Introduction to the Chemical Right to Know Program with continual and annual updates. Overview of the Job Hazard Analysis (JHA). On-the-job training; review of responsibilities from Supervisor. SES training CPR/First Aid training. Various safety courses as required

Tool, Equipment, & Materials Requirements:


Calculator Tape measure Basic office supplies Safety vest Phone Scan gun Printer Gloves

Safety & Security Requirements:

Must follow all safety and security measures as outlined by Shaw regulations. Safety vest is required when in a lift truck area, including the end of the assembly line and in the finished goods area. Be cautious of lift trucks in the area. Ascend/descend stairs one step at a time. Use handrail. Use proper lifting techniques.

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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