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Shaw Industries Inc Specialty Products Operator| Night Shift in Ringgold, Georgia

Job Title

Specialty Products Operator| Night Shift

Position Overview


Position Overview: This position supports the Regrind/Lamination department and the regrind area by handling materials including: raw materials, work in progress and by processing regrind material.


  • Per Shop Floor System, maintain production lines with the correct materials

  • Operate and troubleshoots Shredder equipment

  • Move work in progress (WIP) to the appropriate bin space while accurately tracking this data

  • Complete the powered industrial truck (PIT) safety check sheet

  • Change out the lift truck battery as needed

  • Assist production associates, Process Coordinators and Production Leads as needed

  • Perform quality checks and reports on materials as directed.

  • Assist in inventory cycle counts when needed

  • Operate and troubleshoot Granulator (continuous line) equipment

  • Operate and troubleshoot Grinder equipment.

  • Remove material from remnant rolls.

  • Feed and troubleshoot silos.

  • Maintain and Monitor Bag House equipment-inspect and make sure unit is operating efficiently

  • Operate and troubleshoot Roll Un-winder equipment-thread up and operate.

  • Work normally scheduled days adhering to starting and stopping times. Work overtime as required.

Qualifications Requirements:

  • 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 sit for the majority of a 12 hour shift.

  • 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.

Preferred Skills:

  • Prior experience with powered industrial trucks with an exemplary safety record

  • Experience with continuous manufacturing processes.

12 Hour Night Shift

Work Shift

12 Hr rotating shift, Hrs fall to in punch day, Act Calendar, shift starts PM, days change only

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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