DMS - Production Operator

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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.




Job Summary:

This position is located at the Milliken Duncan M Stewart site in LaGrange, GA. The production team members report to the Production Manager. 

systems and processes to support the achievement of the site’s goals and objectives.



What We Are Looking For:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred not required
  • Manufacturing experience is preferred 
  • Must function effectively both independently and in a team environment
  • Positive attitude & good work ethic
  • Proactive, self-motivated, and strong ability to multitask
  • Ability to have reliable and predictable attendance
  • Basic mathematical, reading, and communication skills
  • Good hand eye coordination
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including  shifts of 8-12 hours in duration
  • Must be able to stand for long periods
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. when performing specific job tasks
  • Ability to work weekends and overtime as required
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment 

What We Offer:

  • Pay progression:
  • Health benefits
  • 401k
  • Holiday Pay

What You’ll Do As A Machine Operator:

  • Follow all safety rules.
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment – to be observed according to plant rules for the area the associate is located
  • Participate in safety meetings to include leadership of audits and participation in all other safety meeting activities. 
  • Inspect products to ensure that specifications are met and to determine if machines need adjustment
  • Set up and operate textile machines that perform weaving operations
  • Cleaning and Doffing machines
  • Observe product to detect defects
  • Repairing minor material stops on machines
  • Examine equipment to determine causes of stoppage, such as filling, breaks, or mechanical defects
  • Take ownership of housekeeping and 5S for the department including continuous improvement efforts.
  • Perform any other assignments deemed necessary by your supervisor
  • Understand the environmental impacts and aspects of job related activities.  Follow established Milliken & Company guidelines concerning use of all chemicals.  Comply with all Environmental regulations and Milliken Environmental Policies and Rules


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.