DMS Control Equipment Technic

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Date: Jun 19, 2024

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.


Job Title:  Control Equipment Technician (CET)


Job Summary:

This position is located at the Milliken Duncan M Stewart site in LaGrange, GA. 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. Work hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm 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

  • Two-year technical degree or accredited apprenticeship program or the equivalent in an electrical-related field
  • Thorough knowledge of electrical/ electronic components and equipment including PC hardware components, desktop operation system software and application software (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access)


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 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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