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Shaw Industries Reviews

Updated December 15, 2017
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Pros
  • The working environment is great, and there is a good work/life balance (in 17 reviews)

  • It is a large organization with good pay and benefits (in 28 reviews)

Cons
  • Not very good job if you're not a fan of rotating 12 hour shifts (in 8 reviews)

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

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  1. "shaw"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Shaw Industries full-time

    Pros

    great place to work and great opportunities

    Cons

    the pay could be better

    Advice to Management

    none


  2. "Great Job and Work Environment"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dalton, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dalton, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Overall, the work is good and it's not as stressful as it is in other places. Management has a good attitude towards safety and recognition.

    Cons

    Training for this job was poor. Sometimes you will miss several breaks due to poor runability.

    Advice to Management

    Focus more attention to how Lead Operators are being trained.

    Shaw Industries Response

    Jul 25, 2017 – Human Resources

    Thank you for taking the time to give us a review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoy being a part of the Shaw team! On-the-job training not only ensures that our associates are successful, but... More

  3. "Medioicre"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Shaw Industries full-time

    Pros

    Financially Stable, Many opportunities for some

    Cons

    Inconsistent, Poor coaching and feedback

    Shaw Industries Response

    Aug 7, 2017

    Thanks for taking the time to give us a candid review of the time you spent at Shaw. While we are disappointed to hear that you did not receive coaching or feedback, we are transitioning to a new... More


  4. "Good place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Quality Coordinator, Setup Tech, Machine Operator in Cartersville, GA
    Current Employee - Quality Coordinator, Setup Tech, Machine Operator in Cartersville, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The pay is good. The work isn't hard or difficult

    Cons

    Hard to get past level 2

    Shaw Industries Response

    Jul 24, 2017 – Human Resources

    Thank you for leaving such a wonderful review! We are happy to hear that you are having a positive experience in your role at Shaw, and we hope this continues. We truly value our associates and want... More


  5. "Job stinks"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tufter in Dalton, GA
    Current Employee - Tufter in Dalton, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    None. I can not think of anything

    Cons

    Managers don't care about t anything but their next day off

    Advice to Management

    Invest in quality people

    Shaw Industries Response

    Aug 28, 2017

    I'm sorry to hear that you're not satisfied with your experience at Shaw. I'd like to learn more about your situation to see how I can help. Please email me at your convenience. I look forward to... More


  6. "Mechanic"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shaw Industries full-time

    Pros

    plenty of work to be done

    Cons

    could work up to 7 days a week

    Shaw Industries Response

    Jul 17, 2017 – Human Resources

    Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are pleased to hear that you are having a positive experience in your role at Shaw, and we hope that this continues. Thank you for all you do!


  7. "Great company in north Georgia"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Process Improvement Manager
    Current Employee - Process Improvement Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shaw Industries full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great training and Human Resources.

    Cons

    Average compensation and benefits, difficult to grow past manager role

    Advice to Management

    Great upper level management

    Shaw Industries Response

    Jun 22, 2017 – Human Resources

    Thank you for leaving us such a wonderful review! We are pleased to hear you are enjoying your role at Shaw, and we hope that this continues. We value our associates and take pride in helping them... More

  8. "Job Security"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Shaw Industries full-time

    Pros

    Shaw Industries is continuously seeing growth and is always exploring other ways to profit; therefore, it will be around for a long time.

    Cons

    The ability to grow within the company is very limited.

    Shaw Industries Response

    Jun 22, 2017 – Human Resources

    Thank you for taking the time to give us a review! We are happy to hear that you had a positive experience while working at Shaw. The company grows and succeeds only when our associates do, so we are... More


  9. "sales rep"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Dalton, GA
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Dalton, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good entry level experience
    Good compensation

    Cons

    Not much room for advancement

    Shaw Industries Response

    Jul 3, 2017 – Human Resources

    Thank you for taking the time to review Shaw Industries! We appreciate your feedback, both positive and negative, because it helps us to continually improve our associates' experience. We truly value... More


  10. "Spinning"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Shaw Industries full-time

    Pros

    Great medical benefits and good pay.

    Cons

    Long hours management straight out of college with no real knowledge of how to run machines

    Advice to Management

    Learn how to run machines not just from paperwork

    Shaw Industries Response

    Jun 15, 2017 – Human Resources

    Thank you for your review of your time at Shaw. We appreciate your feedback, both positive and negative, because it helps us to continually improve and become an even stronger company. Though we are... More


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