Shaw Industries Inc January 2018 LEAD Program- Industrial Engineering / Operations Management in Dalton, Georgia

Job Description

Shaw Industries, Inc., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc., with more than $4.8 billion (USD) in annual sales. We are the world’s largest carpet manufacturer and a leading floor covering provider. We supply carpet, hardwood, laminate, resilient, tile and stone flooring products and synthetic turf to residential and commercial markets worldwide. Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, our 22,000 associates are located throughout the US and all over the world.

Engineering Associates in the LEAD Program, with Shaw, are college graduates that will utilize their engineering skills to complete high-priority project work to strengthen our competitive edge in the market. These projects will include working with a variety of business groups, being immersed in process optimization, and striving to achieve value-maximizing goals. During their time in the LEAD Program,Engineering Associates will build their knowledge base regarding manufacturing techniques, process knowledge, product development, customer service, human resource management, inventory control, product transportation, and shipping/receiving procedures. In addition, trainees will complete personal and professional development training courses such as Time Management and Stephen Covey's Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. After having sufficient opportunity to grow with the company and network with other Shaw management personnel, Trainees will interview for open entry-level positions in the company and will move into those roles when their projects have concluded. Initial training takes place in Dalton, GA, but various permanent positions exist throughout the southeast.

As part of our standing as a nationwide Top 125 Training company, Shaw invests valuable resources to train and develop the technical experts in our manufacturing facilities.

About Shaw

A subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Shaw Industries Inc. is the world's largest carpet manufacturer and leading floor covering provider, generating more than $4 billion in annual sales and consisting of approximately 25,000 associates worldwide. Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, the company manufactures and distributes carpet, hardwood, laminate, luxury vinyl, and ceramic tile for residential and commercial applications both domestically and abroad.

Shaw Industries operates 31 modern distribution centers in American metropolitan areas delivering 27,000 selling styles and colors. We have been consistently rated one of the Top 125 training companies in the nation, maintain industry-leading sustainability initiatives, and are guided by our core values of honesty, integrity, and hard work.

As the world's leading carpet and hard surface manufacturer, we have launched and nurtured the careers of thousands of professionals. We offer excellent compensation and benefits, and everything you need to be successful in your field.

Competencies: Execute Action Plan Demonstrate Good Judgment Adapt & Change Build Trusting Relationships



*Requirements: * * A Bachelor's Degree is required. * Degree/Major: Industrial Engineering or Operations Management * Minimum 2.5 grade point average. * Citizenship: US Citizen, Permanent Resident, Asylum, or Refugee. * Co-op or intern experience highly preferred.

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Title: January 2018 LEAD Program- Industrial Engineering / Operations Management

Location: Georgia-Dalton

Requisition ID: 74258