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Shaw Industries Inc Sr. Manager, Training & Development - Manufacturing in Dalton, Georgia

Job Title

Sr. Manager, Training & Development - Manufacturing

Position Overview

Position Overview:The ideal candidate will lead and support the high-performance organization philosophy through the alignment of the competency model, people systems, strategies, initiatives, goals & metrics, and structures. In addition, the Sr. Manager of Training & Development will work to continuously improve the associate experience within Operations, sharing best practices, insights, and learning throughout the enterprise.


  • Work closely with HR, Operations leadership and Learning & Organizational Develop to identify and develop a strategy for Training & Development that is consistent with the overall objectives of the enterprise.

  • Work alongside HR Directors on talent management, performance management, and succession planning initiatives.

  • Manage and develop training staff and resources within Operations, assuming greater and broader management and leadership responsibilities over time.

  • Apply organizational development principles, methods, and tools to provide a broad range of customized business solutions designed to support the business, enhance organizational effectiveness, and strengthen stakeholder engagement.

  • In collaboration with the leadership team, design an energetic and exciting learning environment across Operations while ensuring improvement of knowledge, skills, and behaviors needed to drive business results.

  • Conduct analysis of physical work environments, organizational structures, communication systems, group interactions, turnover, morale, and motivation to assess organizational functioning.

  • Analyze training needs to develop new training programs or modify and improve existing programs while applying principles of learning models and theories.

  • Work closely with Learning & Organization Development to align and position development programs (Certified On-The-Job Trainer, Relief Supervisor, Core Pathways, etc.) to drive business results.

  • Champion the use of new technologies, systems, and processes that positively impact both business and training metrics.

  • Maintain training and learning metrics within Operations, providing insight and recommendations to drive business and talent needs

  • Lead and/or participate in initiatives that include, but are not limited to, Six Sigma projects, Kaizen events, Design Thinking events, focus groups, etc.

  • Stay abreast of current trends in the fields of organizational development & effectiveness, training & development, and talent management, sharing learning and best practices within Operations


  • Bachelor’s Degree: Master's degree preferred in the area of Adult Learning, Organization Development, I/O Psychology.

  • Knowledge of training methods, theories, and applications.

  • Ability to effectively facilitate meetings and problem-solving sessions

  • Proven effectiveness in delivering instruction, instructional design, and task/job analysis

  • Experience within a manufacturing environment preferred.

  • Minimum of five years’ work experience in one or more of the following areas: training & development, process consulting, organizational development, change management or related field.

  • Experience with M365, Workday, and Data Analytics Tools (Tableau, OneModel, etc) preferred


  • Create Strategic Plan

  • Demonstrate Strategic Influence

  • Demonstrate Customer Orientation

  • Drive Results

  • Lead Change

  • Coach & Support

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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