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Shaw Industries Inc Tooling Technician - 3rd Shift in Ringgold, Georgia

Job Title

Tooling Technician - 3rd Shift

Position Overview

Position Overview: This position is responsible for maintaining the various machine tools used in the making of COREtec Rigid flooring. This person also supports manufacturing processes by constructing and repairing dies, cutters and shearing blades.


  • Maintain and replace as necessary the cutting tools for the profile milling machinery

  • Maintain and replace the cutting shears on the vinyl cutting machinery

  • Liaison with Manufacture and other OEM’s used throughout the Rigid Core Board manufacturing process

  • Maintain and perform preventative or corrective maintenance on the regrinding machinery

  • Plan testing to determine appropriate tool changes

  • Confirms parts by comparing measurements to specifications

  • Confirms assembly by verifying dimensions, clearances and alignment of parts and components with micrometers, thickness gauges, gauge blocks, product run-offs, etc.

  • Confirms the performance of dies by installing die; inspecting operation of die; making adjustments; comparing finished product to specifications.

  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.

  • Maintains supplies inventory by checking supplies to determine amount available; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies via the Supply Room Lead

Qualifications Requirements:

  • High degree of mechanical aptitude

  • Experience with equipment maintenance in a manufacturing or machine shop environment

  • Experience with mechanical inspection of tools or tooling

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • The ability to read and write in English so that proper documentation is maintained, orders are submitted accurately and vendor relations and discussion are clear.

  • The ability to accurately use gauges and blueprints necessary for the creation and maintenance of precision tools and tooling

  • The ability to accurately calculate numerical inputs to the 1000th of a millimeter.

Preferred Skills:

  • High-school diploma or equivalent

  • Prior experience as a Tool and Die Maker

  • Experience with milling machinery

Work Shift

8 hour, 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.

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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