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Shaw Industries, Inc. Job Title
Polymer Engineer

Shaw Industries, Inc.

Job Description
Job Title

Polymer Engineer

Position Overview

The purpose of the Polymer Engineer position is to effectively ensure safety, productivity, quality, and cost initiatives are executed. This position supports Lean initiatives and demonstrates disciplined execution of Standard Work to ensure continuous improvement for a department of 150 employees.


Creates, revises, and approves the process specification for a manufacturing area and implements the process specification system described in the process specification manual; Ensures document control of manufacturing process specifications.

Responsible for review and revisions of the SOP.

Implements procedures described in SOPs, and maintains quality records as prescribed in SOPs.

Innovate and learn continuously which includes benchmarking other facilities.

Investigates safety/quality/environmental/performance root causes, and responds to corrective action requests and preventative action requests.

Performs internal audits as requested.

Practice leadership standard work which includes leadership by coaching and developing others.

Coordinates and implements process improvement plans in the department.

Fills-in in absence of the department manager.

Required Competencies:


Learn Continuously

Demonstrate Good Judgment

Execute Action Plan

Influence Others


Four-year engineering degree

Polymer experience

Unit operations experience

Strong quantitative & communication skills (Oral, written, & presentation to individuals & groups)

Six Sigma Black Belt trained or demonstrate a willingness and aptitude to complete Black Belt Training

Strong project management skills

Understanding of computer software such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Minitab, etc


Manufacturing experience

Work Shift

Our Nation’s veterans bring an extraordinary array of skills and training to any position. Shaw actively works to understand how these skills can translate to our job categories.Shaw will consider an applicant’s military service and work experience when determining whether a candidate meets the requirements of a posted job. Shaw values Diversity & Inclusion. We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Veterans & Disabled.

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 www.shawinc.com.
If you need any additional assistance or accommodation or have questions, please contact us at shaw.recruiting@shawinc.com

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