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Shaw Industries Inc Lift Truck Operator - 2nd and 3rd Shift in Dalton, Georgia

Job Title

Lift Truck Operator - 2nd and 3rd Shift

Position Overview

  • To safely transport carpet rolls from conveyor dumps to specific trailers or bin locations and from bin locations to specific trailers.


  • Retrieve roll from conveyor dump or bin location

  • Use RF unit to determine destination for roll

  • Place roll in specified location (bin or trailer)

  • Tape holes or loose ends in the plastic covering the roll

  • Take lift truck to battery station for battery replacement as needed

  • Raise/Lower dock plate

  • Use orange cone system for full or empty trailers

  • Adhere to normal work schedule

  • Work necessary overtime

  • Comply with company absenteeism/tardiness policy

  • Requirements:

  • Must be able to mount/dismount lift truck frequently during the shift

  • Must be watchful during battery changing process to ensure safety for battery changer

  • Must be able to sit on lift truck for entire shift

  • Must be able to manually rotate carpet roll on lift truck pole to ensure flap is on top

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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