Milliken Johnston Plant Process Improvement Professional II

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Date: Jul 4, 2024

Location: Johnston, SC, US, 29832

Company: Milliken and Company

Milliken & Company is a global manufacturing leader whose focus on materials science delivers tomorrow’s breakthroughs today. From industry-leading molecules to sustainable innovations, Milliken creates products that enhance people’s lives and deliver solutions for its customers and communities. Drawing on thousands of patents and a portfolio with applications across the textile, flooring, chemical and healthcare businesses, the company harnesses a shared sense of integrity and excellence to positively impact the world for generations. Discover more about Milliken’s curious minds and inspired solutions at and on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.




Job Title:  Process Improvement Professional Engineer

Job Summary: 

This position is located at the Milliken Johnston Plant located in Johnston, SC and reports to the Process Improvement Manager.  The position is responsible for leading continuous improvement efforts at the site.  It plays a key role in the development and implementation of manufacturing process improvements that drive new performance levels, improve quality, consistency and cost. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop a thorough understanding of all factors and conditions that impact the processes and products, including environmental impacts
  • Use sound project management skills to manage multiple improvement projects
  • Analyze problems and implement solutions using critical thinking skills and focused improvement methods
  • Incorporate creative thinking into the problem solving approach to identify unique and different ways to make things better/more consistent/faster/cheaper/efficient
  • Prepare diagrams, charts, tables to reflect findings and support recommendations
  • Work closely with the Product Development area to create new samples and products
  • Communicate and work effectively with a diverse group of associates to accomplish project and location goals
  • Participate fully in the Safety Process


Qualifications - Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Qualifications - Preferred:

  • Previous manufacturing experience (intern, co-op, or fulltime)
  • Chemical, Mechanical, Industrial, Engineering Degree preferred other qualifyng majors will be considered

The successful candidate will demonstrate strengths in the following:

  • Communication skills – verbal, written, and group presentations
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Analytical/problem-solving skills
  • Leadership skills


Milliken is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, including but not limited to lactation), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran or military status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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