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Process Improvement Manager

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Shaw Industries, Inc.

Chatsworth, GA

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Process Improvement Manager

Shaw Industries Inc



Job #662509915

Job Title

Process Improvement Manager

Position Overview

The primary purpose of this position is to provide leadership for Plant 84 in driving improvement in all critical business areas, including Safety, Quality, Cost and Production. Effectively lead and ensure productivity, quality, and cost initiatives are executed. Provide leadership for process improvement and project engineering initiatives.


Work with Plant / Department Manager(s) to improve manufacturing processes through efficiency improvements, safety, and quality.

Responsible for facility accounting including the budgets, POVA, cost estimates, production standards, variance projections/explanations and inventories.

Coach/Train/Develop Managers, Supervisors, Engineers and Co-ops at facility to assist them with identifying and implementing of any projects applicable to Process improvement (utilizing tools of “Operational Excellence” including but not limited to Six Sigma, Lean, TPM, etc. as the primary drivers of continuous improvement).

Manage department by delegating projects, setting goals, monitoring, and giving feedback of performance, and using training where applicable.

Prioritize assignments and allocate resources accordingly.

Analyze systems and procedures to determine the most effective and efficient methods.

Collect, analyze, and make recommendations through the use of reports, observations, frequency checks, and time studies to make improvements on existing systems or create new systems.

Oversee inventories of raw materials, WIP, & packaging materials; Sarbanes Oxley training and audits; Records Management system.

Must be able to prepare capital & expense project proposals (requires CPM training) for new equipment, modifications and upgrades, including calculating savings and EVA.

Prepare capital project budget list for the plant on an annual basis.

Responsible for overseeing plant capacity and making proposals necessary to keep up with changes in demand.

Conduct time studies as needed in the various manufacturing areas.

Responsible for optimizing flow of materials / product through the plant. Assist in layout changes for the plant or any departments within the plant.

Participate in SMS as required/needed;

Must be proficient in spreadsheet software (Excel);

Must have the ability to manage multiple projects and work without close supervision.

Must present information in a professional and user friendly package;

Must be detail oriented with strong organizational and communication skills;

Perform additional duties and special projects as requested.


Plan and Organize

Drive Results

Deliver Compelling Communication,

Build Trusting Relationships



4-year degree and Black belt training and/or certification

Minimum 3 years manufacturing experience


Project Management Skills

Organizational Skills

Good understanding of company processes and procedures

Experience in recommending solutions and generating supporting business case.

Crystal, FoxPro, ?Webi, AQT applications, Business Objects, Excel/Google Spread sheets

Work Shift

8 hour, day 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 ~~~.

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Updated 05/10/2018

Company info

Shaw Industries, Inc.
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Company Profile
Shaw got its start in 1946 as Star Dye Company, a small business that dyed tufted scatter rugs. The events that transformed the company into the world's largest carpet manufacturer are too numerous to write or even fully know. But the philosophy guiding those events meeting customers, determine their needs, and supplying those needs hasn't changed much through the years.

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