Encapsys Lab Technician

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Date: Nov 23, 2023

Location: Appleton, WI, US, 54915

Company: Milliken and Company

Milliken & Company is a global manufacturing leader whose focus on materials science delivers tomorrow’s breakthroughs today. From industry-leading molecules to sustainable innovations, Milliken creates products that enhance people’s lives and deliver solutions for its customers and communities. Drawing on thousands of patents and a portfolio with applications across the textile, flooring, chemical and healthcare businesses, the company harnesses a shared sense of integrity and excellence to positively impact the world for generations. Discover more about Milliken’s curious minds and inspired solutions at Milliken.com and on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.



Lab Technician



The Laboratory Technician position is responsible for performing a wide variety of laboratory functions in a precise and accurate fashion to assist professional staff.  The incumbent is responsible for timely and accurate lab experimentation to support new product and technology development. This position is located out of our Encapsys Headquarters in Appleton, WI. Work hours are M-Fri, 8-5pm.



This person will be expected to provide:

  • Expedited, high-value studies and experiments.
  • Enhanced effectiveness of senior researcher support.
  • Accurate and timely work to support rapid prototyping.
  • Improved lab processes.
  • Set up, operate, and maintain lab equipment/instrumentation.
  • Conduct lab microcapsule studies as directed by senior researcher.
  • Support capsule product form development.
  • Gather and report data in spreadsheet form in a fashion consistent with department protocols.
  • Communicate results to appropriate customers.


This person will be expected to:

  • Identify and propose ways to improve lab and experiment processes.
  • Participate in project groups in support of department objectives.
  • Request materials and equipment to support lab work or testing.




  • Associate degree (or higher) in laboratory science or related technical field
  • High school diploma or GED with 4+ years of experience also accepted
  • Proficient with Microsoft based software, including Excel and Word.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented and safety focused.
  • Ability to complete tasks with little supervision.


Milliken is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, including but not limited to lactation), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran or military status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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