Shaw, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., manufactures and sells floor covering for residential and commercial applications throughout the United States and exports to most markets worldwide. To be exact, we manufacture more than 700 million square yards of floor covering every year--enough to wrap a 6-foot wide path around the earth's equator 7 times. Shaw is headquartered in Dalton, Georgia and has employment opportunities in and around Dalton as well as throughout the southeastern United States.
With a flexible management structure and an unparalleled growth rate, Shaw Industries offers a diverse range of career opportunities. Our business thrives on fresh, creative concepts composed by college graduates who have joined our team. Shaw Industries is very active on many college and university campuses across the nation.
There are a number of exciting areas within Shaw Industries that offer management training for the career you may have envisioned:
Current college students participate in a program that allows them to gain valuable experience by working within one of various areas of the Company during a school semester.
Participates in a rigorous HR training program that includes time in various functional HR departments; Works with a Divisional HR Director on various projects; Human Resources Management or similar degree preferred.
Operations Management Trainee:
Participates in a comprehensive, 10-week training program which includes spending time in various manufacturing areas including extrusion, yarn manufacturing, carpet manufacturing, etc. Participants also gain knowledge in customer service, inventory control, freight sales, and shipping/receiving functions; Designed to introduce manufacturing techniques, process knowledge, product development and best business practices; Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Management, Operations Management, Chemical Engineering, any Textile degree, Transportation, Logistics, or other related degrees preferred.
We offer a comprehensive sales training program for Territory Sales Management positions throughout the United States. Our training program has been ranked by Training Magazine as a Top 125 program for the past three years. The program includes, but is not limited to, product knowledge, selling and presentation skills, organizational skills, manufacturing processes, field travels, internal departments and other relevant areas. Trainees must be willing to relocate after the end of the training program. A Bachelors Degree is required.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.