DMS Creeling Machine Operator

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Date: Nov 11, 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.

Milliken & Company

Duncan Stewart Plant


JOB TITLE:              Creeler/ Machine Operator


REPORTS TO:         Shift Supervisor


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  The Creeler loads yarn and racks yarn on arbors in the creel,

splices, and strips yarn.


PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT-Ear protection, goggles only as needed




  1. Must be able to understand yarn labels and tell the difference between various types of yarn
  2. Must be able to load yarn from the conveyor into buggies or onto carts and push
  3. Must be able to rack yarn in creel on 6 levels of arbors, which includes bending and reaching
  4. Move about on foot, racking at a minimum of 7 seconds per package
  5. Must be able to follow instructions, including training instructions such as standard work, creel boards, diagrams of creel, and verbal instructions from management.




  1. Standing: Continuous for 10 hour shifts
  2. Sitting:   none                              
  3. Moving:  As required to get to all parts of the creel, between trees.
  4. Lifting:     Must be able to lift packages up to 22 pounds.
  5. Climbing:  Must be able to move up stairs, up to 3 flights as needed
  6. Push/Pull: Must be able to push full carts of yarn  
  7. Visual Acuity: Must be able to distinguish yarn labels
  8. Bending/Stooping: Must be able to access the lowest arbor in the creel which may be only 6” from the floor with full package of yarn in hands
  9. Reaching: Must be able to access the top arbor of the creel, which includes lift a full package of yarn above head with arms extended
  10.  Other:  Must be able to load, rack, splice according to time studies on standard work instructions in order to meet production


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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