Allen Plant - Experienced Operator

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Date: Aug 22, 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.


This position is located at the Milliken Allen Plant located in Blacksburg, SC and reports to a Production Manager.   An Experienced Operator is a key role in the chemical manufacturing processes. We are looking for employees with current relevant manufacturing experience and/or chemical manufacturin experience to hire full-time. These experienced Operators will be able to work safely as a team member in a chemical manufacturing environment, learn chemical processing and obtain multiple job certifications to progress to top pay.


                                                           If you do not have 3+ years of manufacturing experience, please apply for an entry level chemical operator role with staffing located at:

                                                           * Contingent Resource Solutions, 864-209-1527

                                                           * Hire Dynamics, 864-489-2442
                                                           * Arthur Services, 704-750-3304




Job Responsibiilties

  • Operation of a forklift
  • Complete pour up of chemicals with directions
  • Fill/Bag product up to 50 pounds
  • Basic chemical blending using recipes
  • Safety participation in all aspects
  • Lifting various raw materials
  • Manhandling drums less than 50 pounds
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Work both as a team member and independently
  • Rotate 12 hour shifts 1st/3rd


Required Qualifications:

  • Computer skills
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, work under pressure, and meet deadlines
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

Qualifications Preferred:

  • Prior experience in a chemical or manufacturing environment
  • Associates Degree
  • Forklift experience
  • SAP experience



  • Dependent upon qualifications
    • prior chemical handling/mfg experience or 3+ years of related manufacturing will be considered for direct hire above entry rate
  • Entry rate: $16.20/hr
  • Advancement potential: $23.00+/hr
  • Weekly Attendance Premium of 7%
  • Holiday/Vacation Pay
  • Uniforms
  • Nurse Practitioner on-site weekly
  • Eligible for benefits on 1st day of employment: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, HSA  and/or FSA
  • Eligible for 401K contributions on 90th day of employment


By combining science with design and insights, Milliken tackles the issues and concerns of today. Every day, our community of innovators is invigorated by the challenge of finding creative ways to enhance people's lives and make the world around us easier, safer, more sustainable and more beautiful.