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Shaw Industries Inc Department Manager | Cabling & Heat Set in Lafayette, Georgia

Job Title

Department Manager | Cabling & Heat Set

Position Overview


Position Overview

The Cable Set Department Manager leads the Cabling and Heat Set Departments, as well as Shipping. Managing the workforce and resources effectively while maintaining a safe and clean environment. The Department Manager focuses departmental efforts on safety, quality, cost, productivity/reliability, associate experience, customer service, and associate development, assisting the associates in achieving Departmental, Plant, and Company metrics.


Effectively lead a team of 100+ hourly associates and 7 salaried direct reports. Act as liaison between Plant Management and Department associates by providing an effective line of communication regarding company policies. Through direct supervision of supervisors and a process engineer, monitor all department safety, quality, cost, productivity/reliability, associate experience, and associate development. Ensure procedural instructions are continually followed by all associates. Give direction and support to the department associates in achieving departmental goals and objectives . Work directly with Scheduling in assigning orders, ensuring the department’s capacity to complete the orders and resolve problems associated with production. Attending and/or conducting periodic departmental meetings. Assist associates in job-related problems. Perform other duties as assigned by Plant Manager.

Required Competencies

  • Plan & Organize

  • Influence Others

  • Drive Results

  • Facilitate Change

  • Build a Successful Team


  • High School Diploma/GED and 2+ years of management experience (Department Manager, Process Engineer, or Supervisor) in a manufacturing environment.

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft

  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with all levels of associates

  • Proven ability to establish and maintain trusting associate relations

  • Experience with the manufacturing process


  • BA/BS degree (engineering, management, or similar field preferred)

  • Previous Cabling/ Heat Set experience

  • Previous Process Engineer Experience

Work Shift

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

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.