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Shaw Industries Inc Process Engineer/Sr Process Engineer in Ringgold, Georgia

Job Title

Process Engineer/Sr Process Engineer

Position Overview

Shaw Industries is looking for a Process Engineer/Sr Process Engineer to work at a state-of-the-art hard surfaces flooring production facility in the Profile Milling and SPC Regrind Depts. This is a continuous running line that converts extruded material to plank goods and utilizes automated packaging systems to produce finished, boxed, and palletized goods. This position will also manage process improvement initiatives with specific consideration to the engineering perspectives and skills to support projects/activities of the Plant RP facility. This is a fast paced and high exposure position that requires strong problem-solving abilities and manufacturing floor presence.

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.


  • Requirement of various troubleshooting skills and the ability to make quick sound decisions.

  • Responsible for reviewing and disposition of quality, including root cause analysis and prevention.

  • Submit expense and capital projects for future machine modifications.

  • Coordinate trials with R&D.

  • Work closely with both Corporate and site engineering to maintain the integrity of the mechanics of the line.

  • Maintain Six Sigma projects utilizing appropriate tools for asset reliability improvement, downtime reduction, etc.

  • Develop relationships with manufacturing technical, research and development as well as other departments at RP to ensure improvements.

  • Provide effective and timely reports for the facility and corporate management. Collect, analyze, and make recommendations using financial reports and Engineering tools to drive improvement and cost reductions.

  • Organize and execute assigned projects while maintaining records on the projects and develop training documentation for new and existing processes to include the writing of work instructions.

  • Build relationships with all associates to be able to coach, train and develop using tools of Operational Excellence.

  • Management of co-op support.

  • Meet with management teams to ensure progress towards facility goals.


  • BA/BS degree required; Engineering Degree preferred.

  • Previous Process or Project Engineering Experience.

  • Understanding of computer software such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Minitab, Google, etc.

  • Ability to present information in professional and user-friendly manner

  • Strong quantitative & communication skills (Oral, written, & presentation to individuals & groups)

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work without close Supervision

  • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt preferred

  • Previous Continuous Line or Milling experience preferred

Required Competencies:

  • Initiate Action

  • Execute Action Plan

  • Deliver Compelling Communication

  • Influence Others

  • Build Trusting Relationships

Shaw benefits include:

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance and Pet insurance

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Employee assistance program

  • Health savings account

  • Paid Time Off

  • Parental Leave

  • 401K and Retirement Plans

  • Product discounts for employees

  • Gym membership discounts

  • Adoption assistance

  • Shaw Family Health Center (Dalton, GA, and Cartersville, GA, locations)

And much more.

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.

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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