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Shaw Industries Inc HR Trainer - 1st Shift in Savannah, Georgia

Job Title

HR Trainer - 1st Shift

Position Overview

To train all new hires, temporary associates, and transfer employees of the Savannah facilities on plant specific procedures and rules, company procedures, SAFE handbook and regulatory topics, and other pertinent information. To also champion SAFE and Environmental programs to ensure Savannah facilities are continuously in compliance with company, local, state, and federal rules and regulations.

Essential Duties:

Ability to effectively conduct, communicate, and teach New Hire Orientation, Plant Specific and Company Procedures, SAFE Handbook/Regulatory topics, and any other pertinent information for new hires, transfers, and current associates to be successful.

Provide on-the-job training or retraining for current associates, new hires, transfers, and temporary associates.

Continually assess and evaluate trainees’ skills development.

Facilitate the introduction of Management to new hires, transfers, and temporary associates.

Keep a time card for trainees’ while in training.

Ability to effectively communicate with various levels and departments of the organization and within the Savannah facilities.

Assist with the review, revision, and development of job procedures, SAFE procedures, tasks, and job descriptions.

Maintain an effective filing system for training documentation.

Train and periodically evaluate On-the-Job Trainers.

Assist with training projects across departments within the Savannah facilities.

Work closely with Maintenance to keep training lifts and other training equipment maintained.

Attend all EHS Department meetings and training sessions.

Work with Management to increase Safety, Quality, Productivity.

Perform all job duties using safe work methods.

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

Be able to move across different shifts as business needs dictate.

Perform other duties as assigned by the EHS Manager.

Non-Essential Duties:

Assists other department personnel as needed.

Take visitors and potential candidates on plant tours.

Assist in translating documents, training, and people as needed from English to Spanish.

Requirements for Trainer:

Must have a high school diploma

Must have prior classroom and hands-on training experience

Must have excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

Must have good organizational skills

Must be able to work holidays, weekends, off shift and overtime as required

Physical Requirements:

Ability to sit, stand, or walk for eight (8) to twelve (12) hours.

Ability to bend, stoop, squat, lift, carry, and reach occasionally.

Ability to move products weighing up to 50 pounds.

Ability to meet assigned goals and deadlines.

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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