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Shaw Industries Inc Sr. Technical Engineer in Dalton, Georgia

Job Title

Sr. Technical Engineer

Position Overview

This position will provide engineering and technical support to manufacturing operations for the production of color concentrates and synthetic yarns. Responsible for process improvements, monitoring and improving quality, and increasing product yield. Uses engineering skills and analytical techniques to improve product color and performance in downstream operations and final product applications.


  • Utilize Lean/Six Sigma tools to improve production processes to ensure product and quality goals for the site are met.

  • Study processing parameters to improve product performance

  • Provide technical and leadership support in root cause failure analysis for significant production issues and investigations.

  • Investigate color and product issues using problem-solving techniques to get at the root cause on challenging and complex issues both internally and externally.

  • Develop processing conditions for any new products - Keep abreast of technical matters affecting production operations and products by literature, seminars, courses, etc.

  • Actively participate in the Quality process - Must be able to work holidays, weekends, and overtime as required


  • Influence Others

  • Drive Results

  • Innovate

  • Facilitate Change

  • Coach and Support

  • Plan and Organize


  • Four-year degree required

  • Must possess good interpersonal, communication, organizational, and leadership skills.


  • Engineering degree, Chemical Engineer preferred.

  • Previous experience in Extrusion and or manufacturing environment

Work Shift

8 hour, day shift

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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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