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Finishing Department Manager at Shaw Industries, Inc.

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Dalton, Georgia

Job Description:

Position Overview:


Responsible for providing direction to the department with utmost regard to safety, efficiency, productivity, cost, and quality while ensuring compliance with all company, plant, and departmental guidelines and procedures


Position Responsibilities:




  • Manages shift supervisors in monitoring progress against schedules, quality conformance, production levels, safety performance and associate relations on each shift



  • Investigates equipment problems and collaborates with Plant Engineering relative to repairs and modifications.



  • Directs raw material control efforts within the department. Serves as primary liaison with latex material suppliers ​



  • Assures machine maintenance efforts are focused on priorities and effectively scheduled.



  • Responsible for process specifications ​



  • Responsible for submitting trial request for evaluating new products and formulation changes on the Coater



  • Participate on the Finishing Maintenance team.



  • Responsible for maintaining on-going quality improvement plans to drive quality improvement in the Finishing department. Quality plans should include, but not be limited to claims, shorts, and off quality.



  • Responsible for notifying the IE Manager/Accounting when a new calibration vendor is to be used.



  • Responsible for driving safety and providing direction for maintaining an up to date safety program ensuring that all unsafe areas are corrected as soon as possible. ​

Required Competencies:



  • Drive Results

  • Facilitate Change

  • Demonstrate Good Judgment

  • Build Trusting Relationships

Position Requirements:




  • 4 year degree and Manufacturing Management experience. (Manufacturing Management experience would include Process Engineer, Supervisor, Department Manager, etc.)



  • Coater experience preferred.



  • Must demonstrate leadership qualities, including interpersonal skills



  • Must be able to work required overtime



  • Must be ale to direct associates in a safe and efficient manner



  • Must be able to communicate effectively with all level of management, as well as supervisors and hourly associates.



  • Must be able to read, write, comprehend, and analyze data and reports.

Work Shift


8 hour


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