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Milliken Johnston Plant Machine Operator

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Date: Oct 13, 2021

Location: Johnston, 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.

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** Sign on retention bonus $2500 (policy guidelines apply)

*This is a Temp-to-Hire position - 90 days performance based hire*

Following Johnston's procedure of using staffing agencies for hourly positions, if Human Resources determines that the candidate meets the requirements/qualifications, they will direct the candidate to a staffing agency used by Johnston.

What We Are Looking For:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred not required
  • Manufacturing experience is preferred 
  • Must function effectively both independently and in a team environment
  • Positive attitude & good work ethic
  • Proactive, self-motivated, and strong ability to multitask
  • Ability to have reliable and predictable attendance
  • Basic mathematical, reading, and communication skills
  • Good hand eye coordination
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including rotating shifts of 8-12 hours in duration
  • Must be able to stand for long periods
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. when performing specific job tasks
  • Ability to work weekends and overtime as required
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment 

What We Offer:

  • Pay progression:
    1. Support operator pay progression to $14.00 per hour 
    2. Senior operator pay progression to $19.00 per hour
    3. Technician pay progression over $20.00 per hour

  • Health benefits
  • 401k
  • Holiday Pay
  • Temperature and Humidity Controlled Environment
  • Temporary to Hire after 90 days

What You’ll Do As A Machine Operator:

  • Inspect products to ensure that specifications are met and to determine if machines need adjustment
  • Set up and operate textile machines that perform weaving operations
  • Cleaning and Doffing weave machines
  • Observe woven cloth to detect weaving defects
  • Repairing minor material stops on weave machines
  • Examine looms to determine causes of loom stoppage, such as warp filling, harness breaks, or mechanical defects
  • Remove defects in cloth by cutting and pulling out filling

All Applicants must submit to background check and drug screening.

Disclaimer: This job description not designed to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and safety requirements required of the Machine Operator position.

ADA: The client will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

EOE

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.