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Shaw Industries Inc Plant Manager in Dalton, Georgia

Job Title

Plant Manager

Position Overview

The Plant Manager at Plant DJ provides strategic direction and leadership in the areas of safety, quality, productivity, and cost while ensuring compliance with all company, plant, and departmental guidelines and procedures. Responsibilities:

  • Manage and direct the everyday functions of the plant.

  • Drive, support and monitor safety, quality, cost, productivity, efficiency, TPM, training and process improvement.

  • Attract, hire, and retain plant leadership positions.

  • Provide leadership, support and drive the development of the plant leadership team.

  • Determine capacity requirements to consistently meet customer demand. Coordinate production efforts with production planning resources to ensure weekly schedule meet customer requirements across multiple product types and construction; recommend changes/adjustments as needed.

  • Build strategic relationships with Nonwoven business partners and other supporting areas. Represent manufacturing as an accountable member of the Nonwovens SPT by providing product and facility-related information effectively.

  • Act as representative of Director in divisional meetings as needed.

  • Direct and optimize raw material utilization efforts.

  • Attend and/or lead plant meetings with associates.

  • Actively participate in P.R.I.D.E. process and SMS programs.

  • Maintain communication and relationship with multiple downstream plants and processes.

  • Perform other duties as directed by Divisional Director


  • Create Strategic Plan

  • Demonstrate Customer Orientation

  • Drive Results

  • Build a Successful Team

  • Build Trusting Relationships


  • 4 year degree and 3+ years of manufacturing management required. Production Manager level experience (overseeing multiple departments) preferred.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of management, as well as supervisors and hourly associates.

  • Must be able to read, write, comprehend, and analyze data and reports.

  • Knowledge of, or ability to learn, all job functions in the departments in order to provide direction and leadership.

Work Shift

8 hour, day 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.

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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