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Shaw Industries Inc Structuring Operator | Shift 2 | Mon-Fri 3pm-11pm in Dalton, Georgia

Job Title

Structuring Operator | Shift 2 | Mon-Fri 3pm-11pm

Position Overview

Position Objective:

  • Operate, setup, maintain, and doff Structure Loom in order to keep machines running and provide a steady flow of Structured goods to the next process.

Essential Duties:

(Considering job knowledge, job environment, effort, manipulative skill, judgment, safety knowledge and responsibility)

  • Doff and maintain cleanliness of looms, Synger, and sewing machine.

  • Remove fiber clogs from bedplate, lammellas, and needle boards.

  • Ensure correct shop orders are being fed to the line for processing

  • Communicate quality or mechanical problems or concerns to Supervisor.

  • Assist technicians and mechanics in performing maintenance and minor repairs as needed.

  • Repair broken needles in looms.

  • Sew on new rolls.

  • Inspect Carpet.

  • Print tickets.

  • Perform weight and stretch checks.

  • Enter roll information into Infinity.

  • Complete production reports.

  • Clean equipment as many times per shift as necessary.

  • Adhere to normal work schedule and work overtime as required.

  • Responsible for building and repairing needle boards.

Non-Essential Duties:

(Considering job knowledge, job environment, effort, manipulative skill,judgment, safety knowledge and responsibility)

  • General housekeeping to maintain a clean and safe work environment.

  • Participate in process improvement projects and meetings.

  • Perform other duties as directed by plant management.

  • Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Previous manufacturing experience preferred.

  • Working knowledge of computers with ability to enter information in Infinity Software.

Training Requirements:

  • Training on specification system and SQS system.

  • Job Hazard Analysis Training

  • Chemical Right to Know Training

  • Lock-out procedures training.

  • On the job training provided by a qualified person selected by supervisor.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to go into confined areas between the j-box and needler.

  • Ability to walk and/or stand for the majority of a shift.

  • Ability to lift 20-30 lb. needle boards safely.

  • Ability to install 500-900 needles in a board in a shift.

  • Must be able to work in industrial environment with elevated noise levels, dust, dirt, humidity and temperature variations.

  • Must successfully pass vision screen for color perception.

Other Requirements:

  • Able to recognize numbers letters and symbols on tickets and process specification sheets.

  • Need to make weight judgments to recognize light or heavy felt on setup.

  • Ability to understand and operate basic computer and internet functions in order to access specs, setups, SOP’s, to make tickets and enter production.

Equipment and Tools:

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Hammer, Pliers and Punch

  • Tape Measure

  • Computer

  • Slide Knife, Utility Knife and Scissors

  • Air Gun

  • Dennison Gun

  • Air Wrench

  • Pile Height Guage

  • Utility Knife

  • Structure Loom

  • Sewing Machine

  • Accumulator

  • Calculator

Safety / Security Requirements:

  • Always wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required for a task.

  • Always be cautious of lift trucks traveling throughout the plants.

  • Immediately report any and all quality, safety, or mechanical issues to the supervisor on duty.

  • Hair must be worn above collar length.

  • Keep all loose articles away from machinery.

  • Practice general housekeeping and keep work areas clean.

  • Always use proper lifting techniques.

  • Report any injuries to your supervisor or nurse immediately.

  • Observe all plant policies including but not limited to cutting policy, speed limit policy, and tobacco use policy.

Work Shift

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

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.