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Magnolia - Production/Advanced Manager

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Date: Mar 27, 2021

Location: Blacksburg, SC, US

Company: Milliken and Company

Headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Milliken & Company is a global, innovative, industrial diversified manufacturing company that has been exploring, discovering, and creating ways to enhance people’s lives since 1865. With expertise across a breadth of disciplines including specialty chemical, floor covering, and performance materials, the company works around the world every day to add true value to people’s lives, improve health and safety, and help make our world more sustainable. Milliken has long led the way for "knowledge-based" investment, employing over 100 PhDs, and has accumulated over 2,200 U.S. patents – and more than 5,000 patents worldwide. Milliken is widely acknowledged as an international leader in research technology, innovation, and customer service. With over 35 manufacturing facilities located in the U.S., U.K., Belgium, France, China, India, Mexico, and Australia, and other sales and service operations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, Milliken's more than 7,000 associates work to deliver innovations that do good for the world, create new experiences, and build for the future.




The Production/Advanced Manger oversees a production department and reports to the Senior Operations Manager at Magnolia.  Job responsibilities for the Production/Advanced Manager include and are not limited to scheduling and supervision of hourly production associates.  The Production Department is responsible for performing manufacturing activities from receiving of raw materials, manufacturing of products, quality control, and shipping of finished goods.  Performance responsibilities include safety, environmental, morale, quality, delivery, cost, productivity, and training.  Background in continuous dyeing or shade is preferred. 



  • 4 years Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2 years of manufacturing or related experience
  • Computer skills (including Microsoft Office Programs)
  • Knowledge of Lean Systems

The successful candidate will demonstrate strengths in the following:

  • Communication skills – verbal, written, and group presentations
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Analytical/problem-solving skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Associate/team development skills


Milliken & Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.