Utility - Carding & Drafting - Plant 14 (Valley Head, AL) D Shift
Shaw Industries - Valley Head, AL

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Position Overview

Cover absenteeism in the Blending, Carding, and Drafting Departments.


Tuft-A Feed

Start and stop the Tuft-A-Feed

Set-in bales of fiber for the Tuft-A-Feed

Mixing tint and lubricant / monitoring application of mixture

Respond to alarms on machines and equipment


Start and stop card, as needed

Listen and attend to bells, alarms, "abnormal" sounds from the machines/equipment

Remove full cans of stock and replace with empty cans

Perform quality checks

Finisher / Autoleveler Position

Make sure the can is moving after start-up

Attend to "Abnormal" sounds, sights, or smells

Doffing Full Cans and replace with empty cans

Creeling Full Cans of sliver

Run Non Conforming Sliver

Repair Breakouts on Drafters

Repair delivery breaks

Repair Creel Breaks

Repair Roll Laps

Perform quality checks



Must be able to stand/ walk for 8 hour - 12 hours.

Must be able to lift/carry up to 80 pounds.

Must be able to push/move up to 200 pounds up to 20 feet.

Must be able to reach a minimum of 78 inches.

Must be able to bend, squat, reach, and stoop numerous times a day

Must be able to pass a color vision test.

About this company
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Shaw Industries, Inc. designs and manufactures approximately 1,800 styles of tufted and woven carpet for residential and commercial use...