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Shaw Industries Reviews

Updated April 26, 2017
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  • Hard to have a life or do anything outside of work when you seem to constantly be working 6 and 7 day weeks with some 12 hour shifts as well (in 7 reviews)

  • The upper management group does not give the support that they preach (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "customer service"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Cartersville, GA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Cartersville, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shaw Industries full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Pay and benefits were above average

    Cons

    Repetitive, not a satisfying job. Unfair work environment.


  2. "lift truck operator"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lift Truck Operator in Dalton, GA
    Former Employee - Lift Truck Operator in Dalton, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Shaw Industries full-time

    Pros

    caring people an great work enviroment

    Cons

    working sunday nights is rough


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Extrusion Operator"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Extrusion Operator/Article Writer in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Extrusion Operator/Article Writer in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Shaw Industries full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits, great management, great employment opportunities, great atmosphere.

    Cons

    Besides working 12 hours, and it being swing shift, everything else was great!


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  5. "Plant T1"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Employee in Rome, GA
    Former Employee - Employee in Rome, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Shaw Industries full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I want to learn to operate and experiment working with Shaw

    Cons

    Becoming tired of work overload

    Advice to Management

    Improve working conditions


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Territory Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Territory Manager in Richmond, VA
    Former Employee - Territory Manager in Richmond, VA

    I worked at Shaw Industries (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Company. I liked working there for 9 years.

    Cons

    Most Management are very Good Managers.


  7. "Extrusion lead"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Extrusion Lead in Dalton, GA
    Current Employee - Extrusion Lead in Dalton, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Shaw Industries full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Shaw takes care of their employees. Shaw listens to any concerns employees may have.

    Cons

    Overtime is rare. Due to fact management down sized plant hourly positions.

    Advice to Management

    Management should be little more organized


  8. "lift truck operator"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Adairsville, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Adairsville, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Shaw Industries full-time

    Pros

    great money, good benefits, a lot to offer

    Cons

    point system, smoking policy, work you hard

    Advice to Management

    Adairsville


  9. "Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Manager in Dalton, GA
    Current Employee - General Manager in Dalton, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Shaw Industries full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Care about Associates and are open and honest.

    Cons

    Competitive Industry not a lot of jobs to advance to.

    Advice to Management

    None currently


  10. "Closed down"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operator in Bainbridge, GA
    Former Employee - Operator in Bainbridge, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Shaw Industries (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It had very good time management

    Cons

    They shut down our side of the company


  11. "Human Resources Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Dalton, GA
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Dalton, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shaw Industries full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    A large percentage of jobs are posted only to internal applicants. Great Employee resource Groups to include, (WiN) Womens Innovation Network and ShawVET. Truly is a company that values its employees.

    Cons

    Locations are often in rural locations so attracting talent can be difficult


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