Dewey Chemical Material Handler/Operator

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Date: Oct 6, 2021

Location: Inman, 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 Dewey Plant located in Inman, SC and reports to a production manager.   A Chemical Operator is a key role in the chemical manufacturing processes.  Qualified Chemical Operators will be able to work safely as a team in a Chemical Manufacturing Environment.  Entry level associates will be expected to rotate on a 4-on-4-off, 12 hour shift, first-third rotation and will be expected to learn basic chemical and material handling skills.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Operation of a forklift
  • Complete Hot List pour ups
  • Basic chemical blends
  • Drum batching from reactors
  • Safety participation
  • Lifting various raw materials
  • Manhandling drums less than 100 pounds


Qualifications Required:

  • High School Diploma
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, work under pressure, and meet deadlines
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must be able to climb multiple steps, lift 50 pounds on a regular basis, pass medical clearance and wear a full-face respirator
  • Computer experience, windows-based software


Qualifications Preferred:

  • High level of computer skills
  • Prior experience in a chemical or manufacturing environment
  • Forklift experience
  • SAP experience

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.