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Shaw Industries Inc SPC Extrusion Process Technician - B Shift in Ringgold, Georgia

Job Title

SPC Extrusion Process Technician - B Shift

Position Overview

SPC Extrusion Process Technician

Position Overview:

Operate and troubleshoot SPC extrusion lines 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.

Monitor key equipment parameters and record data as applicable. SPC Extrusion 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 1.

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.

Conduct technical experiments including but not limited to thermal separation, mechanical separation and extrusion of PCC and PI

Assist with trial runs in production processes

Assist with troubleshooting quality issue.

Assist in developing and updating equipment operating and maintenance procedures.

Troubleshoot and/or modify equipment systems related failures.

Escalate unresolved failures past length of downtime limits and/or ability to address level of mechanical/electrical/programming complexity.

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 Extrusion operator-Technicians.

Actively seek means to increase technical competency


Previous equipment operation and equipment troubleshooting experience required.

Read, write, and comprehend instructions, graphs, diagrams, schematics, charts, and pertinent information related to equipment and process.

Mechanical and some electrical aptitude preferred.

Strong problem solving.

Strong ability to multi-task

Willingness to learn new things and agility in work scope

Ability to work in a constantly changing environment

Ability to work on projects that will have extended duration, not just daily tasks

Familiarity with extrusion processes.

Able to operate powered industrial trucks.


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 through 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

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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