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Shaw Industries Inc Sr. Packaging Engineer in Dalton, Georgia

Job Title

Sr. Packaging Engineer

Position Overview

The Sr. Packaging Engineer will evaluate/develop existing and new packaging concepts for cost, functionality, and fit within current and new material handling processes for the Fibers Division and its customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Determine cost, savings, and ROI for packaging and material handling projects.

  • Develop trial plans and analyze results.

  • Support automation initiatives in the Fibers Division.

  • Gather packaging process data and develop project requirements.

  • Assist in the development, validation, and implementation of packaging-based cost reductions projects.

  • Provide technical expertise for troubleshooting manufacturing-related packaging problems.

  • Provide technical services for continuous improvement efforts involving packaging materials.

  • Develop design criteria and equipment lists for complex packaging processes.

  • Develop process strategies/philosophies, as well as lean packaging line design for packaging projects.

  • Work with other disciplines to ensure the necessary details related to the packaging process are fully coordinated.

  • Research equipment providers and make recommendations and selections based on client and project requirements.

  • Mentor other engineers.

Required Competencies:

  • Develop and Execute Action Plan

  • Innovate

  • Influence Others

  • Initiate Action


  • Bachelor’s degree (Mechanical Engineering preferred)

  • 5 years’ design Experience

  • Prior project leadership experience with reusable packaging and RFID systems

  • Significant demonstrated cost savings through automation/packaging initiatives

Preferred Skills:

  • AutoCad, Visio, Excel

  • Effective communication and presentation skills.

  • Effective skills working within a team environment.



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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