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Shaw Industries Inc Tufting Creel Operator - 2nd Shift in Dalton, Georgia

Job Title

Tufting Creel Operator - 2nd Shift

Position Overview

To maintain a constant supply of yarn to the creel. Assist and/or relieve operator as needed and at break times.

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

Check lot numbers to ensure that the correct lot is running Hang and splice in yarn in creel, i.e. spotting, doubling and cutting back the creel. Remove exhausted tubes from creel. Place tube caps on running packages. Maintain the yarn level and cleanliness of the creel throughout the shift. Make preparations for boxes and tubes to be removed from creel. Guide LTO in loading cases or boxes. Remove all tubes of yarn in the creel or work area that appears to be unusable and follow procedures for disposition Perform a walk through of assigned creel at the beginning of the shift or when moved to a new creel to check overall condition of creel. Identify and report any maintenance needed at the creel and tag with pink ribbon. Load yarn into the creel Operator tufting machine as needed i.e. Cut pile, Multiple thread-ups, and/or pair machines. Follow all Operator job procedures while operating machine Assist and/or relieve operator in all duties as necessary. Assist with backing changes. Responsible for properly identifying non-conforming greige goods. Responsible for properly identifying non-conforming yarn.

Work Shift

8 hour, evening 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.

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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