Allen Plant - Chemical Operator

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Date: Apr 19, 2024

Location: Blacksburg, SC, US, 29702

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 and on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.


This position is located at the Milliken Allen Plant located in Blacksburg, SC and reports to a production manager. A Chemical Operator is a key role in the chemical manufacturing processes. Qualified Chemical Operators will be able to work safely as a team in a Chemical Manufacturing Environment, learn chemical processing and obtain multiple job certifications to progress to top pay. Entry level associates will be expected to rotate on a 12-hour shift, first and third rotation and will be expected to learn basic chemical and material handling skills.



  • Operation of a forklift
  • Complete pour up of chemicals with directions
  • Fill/Bag product up to 50 pounds
  • Basic chemical blends
  • Safety participation
  • Lifting various raw materials
  • Manhandling drums less than 50 pounds



  • High School Diploma
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, work under pressure, and meet deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must be able to climb multiple steps, lift 50 pounds on a regular basis, pass medical clearance and wear a full-face respirator.
  • Computer experience, windows-based software



  • High level of computer skills
  • Prior experience in a chemical or manufacturing environment
  • Forklift experience
  • SAP experience

The successful candidate will have strengths in the following:

  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work as a team and independently.
  • Self-direction and ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities.


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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