DMS Backwinding Machine Operator

Date: Nov 10, 2023

Location: LaGrange, GA, US, 30241

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.


Backwinding Operator


The associate participates in any improvement that is necessary to achieve a world class working environment.  Total involvement in our program will enable Duncan Stewart Plant to produce the best quality product in a safe and efficient manner.


Basic Job Responsibilities:


The Backwinding Operator is responsible for creeling packages and operating the winders, to include set-up and running winders to create first quality packages.  The associate will be responsible for safety, quality, minimizing waste, repairs, documentation and production.


Specific Responsibilities:

  1. Creel in packages using an air splicer (package approximately 2 - 12 lbs.)
  2. Move collapsible with pallet jack
  3. Thread winder
  4. Operate winder
  5. Verify the winder is properly set up for the given product
  6. Remove finished package from conveyor (2 – 6 lbs.)
  7. Place finished packages into collapsible
  8. Maintain housekeeping in an orderly manner around winder.  Do not discard anything onto the floor.  Do appropriate audits in the area when scheduled.
  9. Complete production reports
  10. Fill out yarn tickets



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.