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Shaw Industries Inc Industrial Engineering Manager in Dalton, Georgia

Job Title

Industrial Engineering Manager

Position Overview

Provide tactical leadership​ to the Specialty Division as well as other groups which support or partner with the Division (Sales & Marketing, Engineering, Enterprise Excellence, R&D, Corporate Accounting etc.) Guide and develop associates in Industrial Engineering and Accounting positions within the Division. Partner with Facility leadership to ensure that business process outcomes are in harmony with Division goals. Assemble, analyze, and communicate performance metrics of the Division.

​R esponsibilities:

  • Lead manufacturing capacity planning analysis through process modeling to mitigate service to customer concerns.

  • Drive and review incremental & disruptive cost reduction projects and provide guidance from a financial and business justification standpoint. Also, utilize tools of “Operational Excellence” including, but not limited to Work Measurement, Six Sigma, Lean, TPM, etc. as primary drivers of continuous improvement.

  • Partner with Facility IE & Manufacturing Leadership to ensure that the Divisional IE development model is in practice.

  • Work with the appropriate partners to identify individual IE strengths and weaknesses and aid in addressing concerns.

  • Provide guidance and recommendations in regards to the need and justification of job positions as well as organizational changes.

  • Develop cost models for new products and maintain cost sheets for existing products.

  • Lead business analytics and data gathering efforts to support Division initiatives.

  • Lead Divisional/Plant budget preparation (labor, expense sheets, production standards, packaging specs, etc.) per the strategy set forth by Divisional leadership.

  • Assist the manufacturing plants in preparing & managing capital budgets.

  • Assemble & communicate variance projections for the Division.

  • Work on special projects and task forces for the division as determined by Divisional Mgt. Perform various audits (SOX, records management, inventories, waste measurement, etc.) at the plants as required.

  • Provide specialized training for IE/Accounting Managers as needed.

  • Identify opportunities for systems integration and drive the process to implementation.

  • Work with Division management on various projects, issues, and strategic planning as requested.

    Required Competencies:

  • ​​ Coach & Support

  • Demonstrate Good Judgment

  • Drive Results

  • Influence Others

  • Innovate


  • 4 Year Degree.

  • Industrial Engineering Management experience preferred.


Work 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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