Support Associate

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Date: Jun 25, 2022

Location: Duncan Stewart LaGrange, GA, US, 30240

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.





Backwinding Operator


The associate participates in any improvement that is necessary to achieve a world class working environment.  Total involvement in our program will enable DMS Plant to produce the best quality product in a safe and efficient manner.


Basic Job Responsibilities:


The Backwinding Operator is responsible for creeling packages and operating the winders, to include set-up and running winders to create first quality packages.  The associate will be responsible for safety, quality, minimizing waste, repairs, documentation and production.


Specific Responsibilities:

  1. Creel in packages using an air splicer (package approximately 2 - 12 lbs.)
  2. Move collapsible with pallet jack
  3. Thread winder
  4. Operate winder
  5. Verify the winder is properly set up for the given product
  6. Remove finished package from conveyor (2 – 6 lbs.)
  7. Place finished packages into collapsible
  8. Maintain housekeeping in an orderly manner around winder.  Do not discard anything onto the floor.  Do appropriate audits in the area when scheduled.
  9. Complete production reports
  10. Fill out yarn tickets




Must be in good standing on Safety Engagement, Attendance and Performance.

Must be able to communicate well with others and in a respectful manner.

Requires working in non-climate controlled environment and rotating shifts, which is subject to change with customer demands.



Experience in Backwinding





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.