Shaw Industries
3.2 of 5 100 reviews
www.shawfloors.jobs Dalton, GA 5000+ Employees

Shaw Industries Reviews

Updated Apr 16, 2014
Shaw Industries – Santa Fe Springs – “Receiving Area Inside the Warehouse”

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3.2 100 reviews

                             

83% Approve of the CEO

Shaw Industries CEO Vance D. Bell

Vance D. Bell

(66 ratings)

66% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "good pay and benefits in a bad economy"
    in 9 reviews
  • "good family orient company and good work life balance"
    in 5 reviews
Cons:
  • "Not enough opportunity for advancement, and turning into a high pressure sales organization"
    in 3 reviews
  • "Employees are merely files in drawer, numbers to be cut and necessary evils to upper management"
    in 4 reviews
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Overall, a good place to gain experience and responsibility quickly.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Shaw Industries full-time

ProsVery quickly you are given direct responsibility for project outcomes. Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing experience can be built easily and relatively quickly.

ConsAs is the case with most manufacturing sites, most locations are in small towns, not ideal for young/single people, but a great place for those with families.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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stepping stone for my career

Behavior Based Safety Facilitator (Former Employee)

I worked at Shaw Industries full-time for more than a year

Proscorporate advancement opportunities, decent pay, good benefits

Consmanagement, lack of room for advancement in smaller plants, shut down weeks

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Shaw Industries full-time for more than 10 years

ProsGood Salary, Commision and Benefits.

ConsToo many changes that effect compensation.

Advice to Senior ManagementThe sales people that take market share, continue to compensate them for there work that they earned.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Compared to other wage slave jobs, better than most.

LTO (Current Employee)
Minneapolis, KS

I have been working at Shaw Industries full-time for more than 10 years

ProsGood pay. Company takes safety seriously. Good equipment. Ok vacation time. A lot of good people work for shaw industries.

ConsThe only difference between a 30 year employee and a day labor brought in for the week is the employee has more vacation. Advancement greatly enhanced with "Atlas Shrugged" type mindset. Job description changes moment to moment as management deems necessary.

Advice to Senior ManagementRequire lower management to attend management training classes. Statements like "We appreciate the job you are doing" are meaningless if long term employees are told they are no different than a new recruit. Treated as a "Labor Unit".

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Overall good company

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Shaw Industries

ProsWorked with a good group of people. Lots of training.

ConsNot a lot of opportunities to move to day shift.

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They teach you great experience with lots of field travels

Sales Trainee (Current Employee)
Dalton, GA

I have been working at Shaw Industries full-time for less than a year

ProsGood values, And this company never gives up on you. They will always try to work with giving you the best fit.

ConsPatience. You might have to wait awhile until you get a territory.

Advice to Senior ManagementYou are doing a great job.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Decent.

Customer Specialist (Current Employee)
Dalton, GA

I have been working at Shaw Industries full-time for less than a year

ProsGood compensation for the area in Dalton. The ladies I work with are a joy to work around. Supervisors are always there if you need them. I've enjoyed my position and the dealers I work with.

ConsI came to work here in November. Come January, they announced they will be shutting down my department. I went to several interviews and have not have good experiences AT ALL.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good people

Process Engineer (Former Employee)
Cartersville, GA

I worked at Shaw Industries full-time for more than 5 years

ProsFair pay for fair work

ConsSometime the senior management team can be over bearing.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good pay for the area.

Engineering Co-Op (Current Employee)
Dalton, GA

I have been working at Shaw Industries full-time for more than a year

ProsIt's a really good place to work and has good opportunities for entry level positions. There a lot of really genuine people that are willing to help.

ConsThere's not a lot of movement within the middle level managers. This causes a lot of stagnant positions.

Advice to Senior ManagementThe IS infrastructure needs to be updated very bad.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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They treat employees great.

Maintenance (Current Employee)
Cartersville, GA

I have been working at Shaw Industries full-time for more than 5 years

ProsThe market for carpet is doing good.

ConsThe way they pay you for vacations.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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