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Shaw Industries Inc Lift Truck Operator II: Calhoun, GA in United States

Job Title

Lift Truck Operator II: Calhoun, GA

Position Overview

Shaw Industries is looking to hire and train Distribution Associates who will play an important role in the manufacture of carpet tiles for a wide variety of commercial customers. In this role, associates will gain diverse work experiences and exposure to multiple areas of distribution. We’re looking for individuals who are ambitious, interested in learning various skills, and who enjoy problem solving.

We are currently looking to fill 2nd and 3rd shift openings. No prior manufacturing/distribution experience is necessary. Training is provided for all entry-level roles.

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.


  • Identify, retrieve, and transport materials and pallets throughout the distribution warehouse.

  • Maintain paperwork to receive and track materials as required.

  • Wrap and band Hard Surface materials prepared on pallets. Prepare and package miscellaneous items in boxes for shipment.

  • Read, write and comprehend shipping documents, bin locations, and store orders.

  • Tape and repair any damaged packaging. Maintain clean and tidy workspaces.


  • Experience using computers to perform data entry and to read and interpret instructions.

  • Able to perform simple mathematics (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division).

  • Must be able to see small numbers and words as displayed on computer screens.

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs to build pallets with boxes of carpet tiles.

  • Not afraid of heights.

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 PM

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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