Mechanical / Electrical Engineer (Airbag Development)

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Date: Sep 21, 2021

Location: LaGrange, 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.





Airbag Development Engineer



Candidate will work as a member of the technical team for Milliken's Airbag Business.  Candidate must be able to work a cross-functional groups (development, manufacturing, and customers) to develop and promote product or technology introductions.



  • Set up and maintain live and simulated airbag deployment system.
  • Create and maintain specialized testing equipment including controls and associated software.
  • Interact with manufacturing and development to mechanically understand various aspects of fabric processing
  • Learn to develop expertise in fabric formation and finishing to become a SME
  • Interface as business sample engineer and manufacturing in NPD



  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical engineering
  • Highly proficient in AutoCAD
  • High mechanical aptitude
  • Strong knowledge of electronics, data acquisition and control systems
  • Good knowledge of computer programming language
  • Ability to design, innovate solutions to complex problems



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.