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Shaw Industries Inc Sr. Process Engineer in Ringgold, Georgia

Job Title

Sr. Process Engineer

Position Overview

This position will be working at a facility with one of the most state-of-the-art pieces of flooring equipment in the company. This is a continuous running line, managing all process improvement initiatives with specific consideration to the engineering perspectives and skills to support projects/activities of the facility. This is a fast pace, high-exposure position.


  • 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.

  • Work on projects as assigned by the Manager, as well as any other duties requested.

Required Competencies:

  • Initiate Action

  • Deliver Compelling Communication

  • Influence Others

  • Build Trusting Relationships.


  • BA/BS degree required; Engineering Degree preferred.

  • Minimum 3 years of Extrusion experience

  • Previous Process or Project Engineering Experience.

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

  • Ability to present information in a professional and user friendly presentations.

  • 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. Must be will to go through Six Sigma training.

  • Previous Continuous Line or Milling experience preferred.

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 .

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