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Shaw Industries Inc Milling Lead in Ringgold, Georgia

Job Title

Milling Lead

Position Overview

Summary: Lead production associates as they create high performing, customer-centric flooring products. Work with a team of hourly associates to achieve targets established for safety, service, quality, cost, and continuous improvement. Reports to the Production Supervisor.

Duties (Essential & Non-Essential)

  • Drive efforts to achieve and maintain world-class production, quality and safety metrics.

  • Use critical path thinking to assure production activities are in compliance with company policies and procedures to include environmental and safety compliance.

  • Directly empower all team members and support associates to achieve personal, plant and company goals.

  • Supports safe behavior/awareness programs and provide a strong safety presence on the plant floor

  • Assist the Production Supervisors in the daily production of quality luxury vinyl in the safest, most efficient and productive manner, by utilizing established methods and procedures.

  • Assist in the training and assessment of new hires/transfers to the department. Ensuring that they are able to perform their jobs as outlined in the applicable job descriptions.

  • Insure product is always being manufactured to the proper specifications.

  • Assist the Production Supervisor in waste reduction and productivity efforts.

  • Assist the production associates to optimize productivity and continuous improvement of his or her assigned area, including recognizing and troubleshooting problems in the manufacturing process.

  • Communicate between shifts to insure proper handoff to the following shift

  • Lead by example as a positive, team-oriented employee.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Have fun.

  • A high-school diploma or equivalent.

  • Passion and track record of achieving results

  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with all levels of associates.

  • Demonstrated ability to make timely decisions.

  • Experience with continuous manufacturing processes.

  • Milling process experience

Work Shift

12 hours, night 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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