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Co-Op, Mechanical Engineering at Shaw Industries, Inc.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Dalton, Georgia

Job Description:

Title: Fall'18 - Co-Op - Mechanical Engineering

Position Overview

Shaw Industries Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, is headquartered in Dalton, Georgia. Shaw is the world’s largest manufacturer of tufted broadloom carpet and the largest manufacturing employer in the state of Georgia. As the leading manufacturing employer in the state of Georgia, Shaw has over 60 manufacturing plants in 33 communities and 7 states, and modern distribution centers located in 30 metropolitan areas throughout the United States.

Shaw sells carpeting, hardwood, laminate, tile & stone, and resilient for residential and commercial flooring applications worldwide.

Shaw Industries is noted in the flooring industry for innovation, leadership, product performance, quality, service, and value. A recognized leader in environmental stewardship, Shaw has implemented hundreds of sustainability initiatives and cradle to cradle design


Specific projects allow Co-Ops hands-on experience in the student's particular field of study, while demonstrating "real world" applications of classroom theories. Guidance received from Shaw professionals, coupled with the wide variety of duties performed by the Co-Op student, helps to prepare the student for today's highly competitive job market. Shaw considers our Co-ops to be part of the team and actively engages them in meaningful work experiences.


  • Minimum GPA 2.5

  • Must have completed at least 36 credit hours or more of college coursework

  • Must be a full time student and registered with your Career Services/Co-Op Office

  • Must be obtaining a degree in Mechanical Engineering

Work Shift

8 hour, day shift

Our Nation’s veterans bring an extraordinary array of skills and training to any position. Shaw actively works to understand how these skills can translate to our job categories.Shaw will consider an applicant’s military service and work experience when determining whether a candidate meets the requirements of a posted job. Shaw values Diversity & Inclusion. We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Veterans & Disabled.

Shaw Industries is more than a flooring company - we are 20,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. Our ability to supply products and services to residential and commercial markets worldwide depends on a constant look ahead. Through leadership and skills training, opportunities across multiple career paths, and a collaborative team environment, we are preparing our associates for the opportunities and challenges of tomorrow. Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw Industries is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. with $5 billion in sales and representation throughout the US as well as in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, India, Mexico, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.