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Shaw Industries Inc Industrial Engineer in Dalton, Georgia

Job Title

Industrial Engineer

Position Overview


Originate, develop, and/or implement new or revised methods, procedures, layouts, and processes designed to reduce labor or material costs and/or reduce negative operating variances.

Prepare and distribute information reports on routine operations or assigned special projects.

Essential Duties:

Project work and data analysis to aid in process improvement or cost reduction.

Assists with budgeting for the plant.

Assists IE Manager in performing spec changes and ensure the spec changes are accurate on the mainframe.

Assists IE Manager in validating standards are accurate in production databases throughout the plant and assist with any questions/problems.

Maintains the PI program. Includes reviewing PI’s with Department Managers and maintaining PI of the Month Winner recognition.

Assists IE Manager in submitting capital and expense projects.

Provides corporate IE with needed information as necessary.

Assists with savings calculations for cost reduction initiatives.

Complete Time Studies and Work Measurement Studies as assigned.

Performs special projects as requested.

Lead Ergonomic committees.

Lead Waste efforts across plants.


Communicates, both verbally and in writing, with people at various levels of the company in a clear and concise manner.

Possesses the ability to analyze complex data representing multiple product types and processes and make recommendations and decisions based on results.

Demonstrates understanding of financial performance metrics and tools ( budget performance, product costing, etc...).

Works in a team environment to maximize company resources.

Demonstrates good organizational and time-management skills.

Sets challenging goals and works diligently to achieve them.

Possesses computer and software knowledge such as spreadsheets, database management, word processing, etc…

Demonstrates ability to manage competing demands.

Promotes change as necessary in a continually improving organization; is enthusiastic and optimistic in the face of change.

Black belt six sigma training


Knowledgeable of Minitab, Excel, Word, and Windows

Demonstrated Competencies:


Demonstrate Good Judgment

Initiate Action

Influence Others


Bachelor’s degree (Industrial Engineer Preferred) or equivalent

Work Shift

8 Hr non-rotating shift, Hrs fall to in punch day, Observed Calendar, shift starts AM

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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