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Shaw Industries Inc Creeler Operator - 2nd or 3rd Shift in Dalton, Georgia

Job Title

Creeler Operator - 2nd or 3rd Shift

Position Overview


Perform operator duties for warping, tufting and back winding.

Perform ‘quality checks’ such as moisture tests, weight checks, etc.

Attend necessary training such as Mending class, Stop Mark training, etc.

Change backing as needed for each shop order.

Troubleshoot and resolve issues when machines are not performing properly.

Operate TMS3 to process shop orders.

Load and unload beams.

Creel in both Warping and Tufting departments as assigned.

Utilizing creel diagram, creel racks and maintain them as necessary for each shop order.

Creeling functions include stripping, doubling creels, creel inspections, etc.

Ensure quality and accuracy that labels on boxes of yarn and in cones match the shop order for quality purposes.


This position will require standing, heavy and/or repeated lifting, bending, stooping, reaching overhead or crawling for long periods of time.

Basic reading, writing, and math are required for this position.

Verbally communicate in English with team members about team needs and daily/weekly goals; participate in team meetings, provide feedback and contribute to team’s goals.

Pass color blindness test.

Use computer systems and software as needed for the position.

Withstand changes in temperature and humidity.

Expected to be able to lift up to 50 pounds Comply with all required OSHA, SAFE, and plant specific safety rules and regulations.


Warping and tufting experience preferred

Work Shift

8 hour, evening 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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