Shaw Industries Inc Packaging Operator in Ringgold, Georgia
Shaw Industries is looking to hire and train a Packaging Operator who will play an important role in the manufacture and distribution of a variety of flooring solutions for our residential and commercial customers. We are looking for individuals who are motivated, interested in learning various skills, and who enjoy problem solving.
We are currently looking to fill rotating night shift openings. No prior manufacturing experience is necessary. Training is provided for all entry-level roles.
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, and is a global leader in delivering carpet, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf, and other specialty products to residential and commercial markets worldwide. We are committed to creating a better future for our customers, our people, our company, and our communities.
This position supports the Calender department and the packaging area by handling raw materials/ WIP and operating Calendering equipment, Packaging equipment and driving a lift truck.
Per Shop Floor System, maintain production lines with the correct materials
Operate and troubleshoots packaging equipment
Move work in progress (WIP) to the appropriate bin space while accurately tracking this data
Assist Calender Techs with operation of Calendering equipment and Quality Tools
Complete the powered industrial truck (PIT) safety check sheet
Change out the lift truck battery as needed
Perform quality checks and reports on materials as directed.
Assist in inventory cycle counts when needed
Removed Calender rolls from winder cradle with pole truck
Wrap, strap and ticket calender rolls for storage
Operate and maintain all packaging equipment
Assess and maintain sufficient inventory of packaging consumables in work station
Work normally scheduled days adhering to starting and stopping times. Work overtime as required.
Must be able to safely operate a lift truck both loaded and unloaded
Must be able to safely operate the battery changing station equipment.
Must possess good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
Must be familiar with or willing to learn current computer systems and software.
Must be able to work without close supervision.
Proven ability to work collaboratively with all levels of associates.
Demonstrated ability to make timely decisions.
Must be able to get on and off a lift truck up to 100 times per day.
Must meet minimal Shaw vision testing requirements including color blindness
Must be able to tolerate changes in temperature and humidity
Must be able to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs unassisted.
Capable of head, neck and body rotation for full visibility of surroundings.
Must be able to occasionally climb stairs to operate equipment
Must have basic reading & writing skills in order to read & comprehend shipping documents, product numbers and bin / storage locations.
Must successfully complete the written, “hands on” powered industrial truck driving test
Must be able to perform basic mathematical tasks.
Prior experience with powered industrial trucks with an exemplary safety record
Experience with continuous manufacturing processes.
Shaw benefits include:
Medical, dental, vision insurance and Pet insurance
Life insurance and disability coverage
Employee assistance program
Health savings account
Paid Time Off
401K and Retirement Plans
Product discounts for employees
Gym membership discounts
Shaw Family Health Center (Dalton, GA, and Cartersville, GA, locations)
And much more.
12 Hr rotating shift, Hrs fall to in punch day, Act Calendar, shift starts PM, days change only
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 www.shawinc.com .
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