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Shaw Industries Inc Finishing Technician in Ringgold, Georgia

Job Title

Finishing Technician

Position Overview

SPC Finishing Technician II

POSITION PURPOSE: Operate and troubleshoot the finishing line during startup, normal operation, and shut down. All tasks and duties are to be performed safely, while continuing efforts to maximize performance measures of the equipment and process.


  • Operate equipment and make machine/process adjustments for optimized production of SPC products in the Finishing line.

  • Monitor key equipment parameters and record data as applicable. The Finishing Operator Technician I will use key equipment parameters to make adjustments to the process for optimized results.

  • Continually inspect key product characteristics at designated frequencies to ensure A grade acceptability.

  • Read, analyze, interpret, and react to charts and graphs while performing step

  • Perform physical line walks at designated intervals to monitor/inspect for product quality, equipment reliability, and general housekeeping.

  • Utilize the work order entry system to enter and/or complete safety, conditional, and reactive work orders/requests.

  • Perform reactive, scheduled, preventative, and predictive maintenance as required.

  • Assist in developing and updating equipment operating and maintenance procedures.

  • Operate crane for chemistry usage and manage the chemical tank farm, including its contents.

  • Direct LTO’s for input and output flow.

  • Actively participate in and contribute to leadership decision making on new product and equipment trials


  • Participate in improvement teams.

  • Operate successfully in a team environment.

  • Train new SPC Finishing Operator-Technicians

  • Actively seek means to increase technical competency


  • Basic reading, writing, and math ability

  • Must be capable of learning and performing additional operations

  • Must be capable of being trained on current computer systems and software.


  • Must be able to bend, squat, and stoop several times a day.

  • Must be able to stand for 8 – 12 hours a day.

  • Must be able to climb stairs several times throughout the day.

  • Must be able to lift 35-50 lbs. on a regular basis throughout the day.

  • Must be able to handle the stress of meeting goals and production requirements.

  • Must be able to visualize defects in the product.

  • Must be able to visualize color defects in the product.

Work Shift

8 Hr non-rotating shift, Hrs fall to out-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.

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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