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Shaw Industries Inc Plant HW Pressing | Pressing Technician | Shift 3 in S Pittsburg, Tennessee

Job Title

Plant HW Pressing | Pressing Technician | Shift 3

Position Overview

Position Objective: Run the line efficiently and safely with the maximum amount of production and a minimal amount of off-quality. Inspect the product for quality.

Essential Duties: 1. Set up equipment for different products. 2. Achieve set quality standards.3. Monitor parameters such as temperature, pressure, and time.4. Overall visual control of the entire line.5. Visual inspections of products for defects and grading.6. Complete computerized quality reports.7. Physical testing on finished products.8. Make machine/process adjustments on line and on computer.9. Follow specific instructions on each order.10. Perform quality checks on finished products.11. Keep machines and work areas clean and free of dust.12. Break for other positions as needed.13. Other duties as requested by Lead or Supervisor.14. Willing to be an On the Job Trainer (OJT)15. Able to troubleshoot mechanical and quality problems.16. Locate pallets of material in the shop floor system and issue to line.17. Perform manual testing of press after PM’s, to include running dry board through each press if needed.18. Perform visual inspection of each press panelsa. From each pressb. Once a shift by one techc. Use a flashlight to look for defects such as seam lines or any other defect that could be occurring.d. Record results in the “Comments” section of the “Chisel Test” tab located on the shared drive under the Pressing Technician Checks databasee. Replace belts or any repairs needed to correct and report defects and repairs to the Lead and in Database.

Non-Essential Duties:1. Must be a team player.2. Take an active role in committees.3. Must have the ability to be cross trained for other jobs on the pressing line.

Physical Requirements:1. Must be able to bend, squat, and stoop several times a day.2. Must be able to stand for 8 – 12 hours a day.3. Must be able to climb stairs several times through the day.4. Must be able to assist in lifting up to 75 lbs. several times a day.5. Must be able to lift 35-50 lbs. on a regular basis throughout the day.6. Must be able to handle the stress of meeting goals and production requirements.7. Must be able to visualize defects in the product.8. Must be able to visualize color defects in the product.

Other Requirements:1. Basic reading, writing, and math ability.2. Must be able to operate a lift truck once trained.3. Must be capable of learning and performing additional operations4. Must be capable of being trained on current computer systems and software.

Training Requirements: 1. On the job training2. Must have all OSHA, SAFE, SMS, and plant specific training.3. Lift Truck training

Tool, Equipment, & Material Requirements:1. Safety Glasses2. PPE listed on JHA

Safety & Security Requirements:1. Must comply with all required OSHA, SAFE, and plant specific safety rules and regulations.2. Refer to the Plant JHA (Job Hazard Analysis) for this job for the prevention of accidents.3. When placing the ticket on the bundle, put the ticket no more than 5 panels down.4. Must put glue machine control panel in manual before pushing out glue machine5. Use a wagon to transport full five-gallon buckets. Only sixteen (16) buckets should be stored on the glue waste station.

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.

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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