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Shaw Industries Inc Resilient Technical Manager in Ringgold, Georgia

Job Title

Resilient Technical Manager

Position Overview

Provide technical leadership and support for Plant RP. Areas of focus include, but are not limited to: process start-up, process improvement, improvements, raw material management and evaluation, quality improvement, and new product development. The role will focus on process, specifically extrusion, lamination, and vinyl formulating for resilient product platforms.

This position will report to the Technical Director for Hard Surface Manufacturing.

Scope:

  • Improve the quality, throughput, and cost of the product by providing technical direction and leading process improvements within rigid extrusion operations.

  • Develop concepts, design, and economics into viable capital projects and product launches.

  • Organize trials in the plant for both raw material and process changes. Work closely with the team on compounding and extrusion processes.

  • Establish lab to line process parameters

  • Provide input to lab on material and formulation performance

  • Work on quality consistency of all products through extrusion.

  • Work with manufacturing and peers on the technical team to standardize methods and improvements across all extrusion lines.

  • Work with the Quality Manager to establish specifications used to monitor the quality of products.

  • Research and develop new technologies and equipment that can be applied to the process to further optimize the performance and manufacturing of our products.

  • Work with production supervision to manage and continually improve the performance of process technicians and setup persons.

  • Define the processes and production parameters for all manufacturing steps that impact extrusion and/or finished product. Adapt these as necessary for new products, new technology, and new materials.

  • Serve as a technical expert in all environmental and safety issues affected by the manufacturing process.

  • Maintain current knowledge of technical developments in product performance, materials of construction, and standards in the area of resilient flooring.

  • Focus strategic attention to process enhancements, applications, and equipment improvements.

  • Provide coaching and development for Plant RP staff related to technical focus areas – extrusion and vinyl formulating.

  • Communicate technical data/concepts to applicable production staff.

  • Assist in proposing process options and determining optimal application.

  • Participate in and lead project meetings.

    Competencies:

  • Make Effective Decisions

  • Demonstrate Customer Orientation

  • Drive Results

  • Lead Change

  • Demonstrate Inclusive Leadership

  • Build Trusting Relationships

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical/operations field with a minimum of five (5) years of progressive experience in the resilient field.

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Work Shift

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

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 www.shawinc.com .

If you need any additional assistance or accommodation or have questions, please contact us at shaw.recruiting@shawinc.com

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