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Shaw Industries Inc Extrusion Department Manager in Thomson, Georgia

Job Title

Extrusion Department Manager

Position Overview

Shaw Industries is looking for an Extrusion Department Manager to oversee the strategic leadership, overall direction, and support of the Plant 22 Extrusion Department. They will proactively drive all aspects of the safety of associates, the quality of the product, and on time delivery expectations of our customers.

The successful candidate must have a passion for safety, be able to foster strong working relationships built upon trust and respect with direct reports, peers, and leaders, demonstrate and train associates, and be viewed as a clear and credible communicator and resource.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, and is a global leader in delivering carpet, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf, and other specialty products to residential and commercial markets worldwide. We are committed to creating a better future for our customers, our people, our company, and our communities.

Responsibilities :

  • Directly supervise the Extrusion Process Engineer and shift supervisors. Indirectly lead all hourly associates in the 24/7 manufacturing operation.

  • Guide engineers and projects to focus on continuous improvement of department performance metrics; Safety, Quality, Waste, Productivity, Cost, and Morale.

  • Address associate concerns and issues and maintain favorable and effective relations among associates.

  • Motivate supervisors to ensure consistent, equal and fair treatment of their associates while maintaining fair and balanced accountability to the expectations of the departments' objectives.

  • Promote a culture of safety through monitoring and maintaining safe work practices, injury prevention and promoting and maintaining workplace organization. Support the Fibers safety culture of Find it - Fix it - Follow up.

  • Ensure the department is operating utilizing the Shaw Management System (SMS) and all quality requirements and procedures are documented, and daily execution is in line with the documented work instructions.

  • Develop a positive relationship with our customers ensuring we are responsive to their needs.

  • Foster and coordinate initiatives to develop a continuous improvement manufacturing culture.

  • Assure all company policies and procedures are communicated and complied with by all plant employees.

  • Assess the performance of associates with regard s to efficiency, teamwork, interpersonal skill, safety, attendance and quality, then coaches, disciplines employees in accordance with company personnel policies.

  • Plan and prioritize production to meet production schedule through appropriate staffing levels.

  • Ensure associates are trained in accordance with department standards.

  • Assist in the development of annual operating and capital budgets and be able to explain variances and when spending forecasts need to be changed. Manage budget throughout the year to ensure effective use of all resources.

    Qualifications :

  • 4 year degree required (Engineering Degree Preferred)

  • 5+ years manufacturing management (Process Engineer, Supervisor, or Department Manager) experience preferred

  • Must possess good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

  • Proficient usage of computer skills (Microsoft office applications, reporting systems, communication applications, etc.)

    Required Competencies :

  • Build Trusting Relationships

  • Coach and Support

  • Demonstrate Good Judgment

  • Demonstrate Inclusive Leadership

  • Drive Results

  • Plan & Organize

  • Influence Others

    Shaw benefits include:

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance and Pet insurance

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Employee assistance program

  • Health savings account

  • Paid Time Off

  • Parental Leave

  • 401K and Retirement Plans

  • Product discounts for employees

  • Gym membership discounts

  • Adoption assistance

  • Shaw Family Health Center (Dalton, GA, and Cartersville, GA, locations)

  • And much more.

Work Shift

8 Hr non-rotating shift, Hrs fall to in punch day, Observed Calendar, shift starts AM

Shaw Industries is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

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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