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Spinning Operator

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Date: May 31, 2021

Location: Gainesville, GA, 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.


We are looking for a Spinning Operator to join our Milliken-New Holland company. This position will be operating the spinning equipment with the utmost care to ensure efficiency and safety.



  • Follow prescribed safety procedures.
  • Patrol spinning frames to inspect, repair breaks in material, clean, and correct specified items.
  • Identify problems with machines.
  • Remove product/material from machines.
  • Repair jams on the machines.
  • Identify non-conforming material and notify production manager and/or technician.
  • Ensure quality based on signage.


Preferred Requirements:

  • Proven experience in manufacturing/textiles
  • Attention to detail and familiarity with textile machinery


Job Type:

  • Full Time (Temp to Perm)
  • Shift Schedule:
    • Third Shift -                            12:00am – 8:00am (overtime as needed)
    • Third Shift: Continental -        8:00pm - 8:00am (overtime as needed)



  • Standing:              Ability to stand while operating spinning frame
  • Sitting:                  Ability to sit down for a meeting
  • Lifting:                  Ability to lift up to 8lbs multiple times per day
  • Climbing:              Ability to walk upstairs, steps, etc.
  • Push/Pull/Reach:  Ability to push/pull/reach for roving bobbins
  • Bending:               Ability to pick up objects from the floor
  • Visual Acuity:        Ability to machine displays, touch screens
  • Walking:               Ability to walk around the spinning frame
  • Housekeeping:     Ability to maintain a clean and organize work area


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.