Cedar Hill Control Equipment Technician

Apply now »

Date: Oct 8, 2021

Location: Jonesville, 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.




Job Title:  Control Equipment Technician (CET)


Job Summary:

This position is located at the Milliken Cedar Hill site in Jonesville, SC. The Control Equipment Technician (CET) reports to the Engineering Services Manager.  The CET is responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain the electrical systems of the production and facility equipment according to safety and predictive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the site’s goals and objectives. This is a rotating shift position but may, on occasion, require flexibility outside of the normal work schedule.   


Key Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical/electronic equipment including but not limited to programmable controls, numeral controls, power supplies, drives, gages and test equipment
  • Reinstall guards and safety equipment correctly after completion of any work
  • Ensure  D.C. / A.C. motors, breakers and other equipment switches are in good working order
  • Read electrical drawings and ensure electrical components of machinery are operating properly
  • Assist other engineering associates to perform work as required to keep production machinery and auxiliary equipment in working order
  • Inform appropriate management and maintenance/production associates of potential electrical/mechanical problems and inherent dangers involved
  • Assist maintenance personnel with technical troubleshooting
  • Demonstrate a high level of safety consciousness and fully participate in the Milliken Safety Process

Qualifications: Required

  • Experience in installation, maintenance, and repairs of mechanical systems in an industrial environment 
  • Knowledge of electrical/ electronic components and equipment including PC hardware components, desktop operation system software and application software (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access)
  • Two-year technical degree or accredited apprenticeship program OR experience in an electrical-related field
  • Previous CET experience




The successful candidate will demonstrate skills in the following:

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems
  • Able to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Able to work well with various groups of people such as vendors, customers, Milliken associates whether individually or in a team environment
  • Able to work well and communicate with production associates in order to assist with repairs and troubleshooting
  • Able to lift and move objects of 50 pounds and be capable of using motorized equipment (fork trucks, tuggers, etc.)

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.