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Shaw Industries Inc Plant 81- Machinist - 1st Shift in Dalton, Georgia

Job Title

Plant 81- Machinist - 1st Shift

Position Overview


  • Skill and experience in programming and running CNC equipment. Experience with Mazak, DMG Mori and Vectrax.

  • Skill and experience in running the following manual equipment: lathe, mill, surface grinder, radial drill, metal saw, band saw, and drill presses, and other ancillary shop equipment and tools.

  • Fabrication, welding (MIG and TIG), and sheet metal experience is a plus. Read and understand measuring tools such as micrometers, calipers, and steel tape with extreme accuracy.

  • Read and understand mechanical drawings Be able to distinguish between different types of metals and know which type to use for each application Interpret mechanical situations to determine proper course of action and materials needed to accomplish a task

  • Must be able to determine proper machining methods and setups to run all types of materials

  • Work with machine shop team to develop new machinery

  • Develop ideas and recommend improvements to increase productivity within the department

  • Assist other machinists in running equipment as directed by supervision

  • Have all tools requested by supervision

  • Perform preventative maintenance as assigned

  • Maintain a high degree of workmanship and efficiency

  • Keep work area clean and free of hazards Know and adhere to all safety policies, rules and regulations

  • Adhere to normal schedule for starting and stopping unless otherwise directed by supervision On call for machinery downtime during and after working hours at the direction of supervision

  • Work seven days when required

  • Non-Responsibilities:

  • Perform all other related job duties and Responsibilities assigned by supervision

Perform general housekeeping as assigned Requirements:

  • Must have Technical School diploma or previous experience Rate:

Work Shift

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

Shaw Industries is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

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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