Allen Plant - CMMS Database Management Specialist

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Date: Nov 9, 2023

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.



Engineering Services CMMS Database Management and CAD Specialist



The Engineering Services Specialist will be responsible for maintaining accurate data within plant Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) in accordance with company policy. Additionally, the associate will work in an industrial chemical processing setting maintaining current piping and instrument design drawings (P&ID’s) within the Milliken Database System (MDS). Employees must exercise principles of safety, environmental management, quality management, and good housekeeping in all aspects of the job and must inform supervision of any unsafe practices or conditions. This person reports directly to the Sr. Engineering Services Engineer.


The work schedule for this role is Monday – Friday, 1st shift.




  • Work with necessary resources (Project Engineers, Engineering Services Managers, Milliken knowledge experts, etc.) to develop a World Class asset management program that is sustainable.
  • Become fully versed in CMMS functionality, to include implementing new equipment, maintenance tasks, survey points, route structuring, and owning import templates.
  • Become proficient in SQL and database metadata modification as needed to query and implement database changes.
  • Continuous improvement of proactive maintenance program with close collaboration of ESD Planning and Scheduling Facilitators as well as plant management.
  • Lead the CMMS utilization training and education requirements for the plant site.
  • Work with Engineering Services managers and facilitators to place appropriate standard time expectations on proactive maintenance tasks and points, as well as develop necessary preventative and proactive tasks.
  • Review completed work orders for proper documentation of parts, confirmed time and notes.
  • Identify recurring maintenance problems and collaborate with plant engineers/managers to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Analyze data and submit recommendations to reliability engineer for decisions on fit to run, end of life, repairs, and inspections.
  • Develop and update the CMMS database to categorize, store, and provide the relative assets and data.
  • Ensure testing and inspection frequencies are reviewed and set appropriately based on the standards adopted.
  • Assist in updating, training, and utilization for calibration database to reflect plant equipment.
  • Coordinate with facilitators for outage planning.
  • Generate P&ID’s, Elementary Wiring Diagrams, Single Line Diagrams (SLD), Loop Sheets, Flow Diagrams, General Arrangement Drawings, isometric piping diagrams, control system wiring diagrams, instrumentation specification sheets, and other required drawings from vendor documentation in AutoCAD.
  • Check current drawings for accuracy and create new drawings, engineering red and green line mark-ups by walking down as-built piping and equipment installed in the plant.
  • Generate and modify piping isometric drawings of pressure relief systems.
  • Communicate with department manager(s), project manager(s), and engineers to gather information required to complete the P&ID documentation.
  • Ensure management of change (MOC) is strictly enforced at all levels.
  • Be knowledgeable of the OSHA VPP Star Certification requirements and assist in obtaining and maintaining of this certification.
  • Assist in the plant wide enforcement of all safety rules and regulations.
  • Actively participate in the plant safety process, including participation on a safety team.
  • Perform other duties as requested by the manager.





  • Associate degree or relevant experience
  • Ability to communicate and interact with multiple levels within an organization as well as outside vendors.
  • Proficient in PC hardware components, desktop operation system software, application software, Human Resource SAP, AutoCAD or relevant drafting design software, and Microsoft Office.
  • Proficient in SQL databasing language or has ability to become proficient.
  • Ability to work alone or on a team depending on slated project(s).
  • Ability to access all areas of the facility and to work on elevated platforms.
  • Ability to travel from plant to plant as need, some overnight travel might be required as well.


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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