Live Oak - Control Equipment Technic (CET)

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Date: Jun 14, 2024

Location: LaGrange, GA, US, 30240

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.

Control Equipment Technician

Job Description

The Control Equipment Technician (CET) is responsible for performing general and preventive maintenance on the controls, electrical & mechanical systems on the equipment.



The CET is responsible for responding to equipment breakdowns and/or trouble calls from the manufacturing processes. The successful candidate will have good problem-solving skills, knowledge and experience with mechanical, electrical, and controls maintenance of industrial processes. 

Primary job functions include reactive/preventive electrical and mechanical maintenance of production and auxiliary equipment.  Additionally, the CET will be assigned to project work as determined by area engineers via work orders from SAP. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to PLCs, drives, switchgear, breakers, contactors, and all mechanical aspects. Will on occasion be responsible for boilers, chiller, cooling tower operations when assistance is needed.



1st shift 


Job Requirements

  • Complete demonstrated skill progression targets at expected rate.
  • Actively participate in the Live Oak Complex safety process. This includes complying with all safety rules and procedures.
  • Work the scheduled hours.
  • Be available for after hour support on weekend / evenings as required.
  • Able to interact effectively with management, staff, vendors, customers, and work independently, and/or as part of a team.


Required General Skills

  • Strong problem solving, technical and analytical skills.
  • Proven ability to function in a self-directed environment.
  • Must excel in a fast-paced, agile environment where critical thinking and strong problem-solving skills are required for success.
  • Innovative thinker who is positive, proactive, and readily embraces change.
  • Ability to communicate professionally during all interfaces.
  • Written and verbal communication skills.


Required Technical Skills

  • Associate must have strong electrical/mechanical knowledge that includes PLCs, drive systems, piping systems, pneumatics, and hydraulics.
  • Associate must have strong working knowledge of proper piping systems and installation techniques, including threaded and welded pipe.
  • Read and comprehend electrical/mechanical drawings and schematics.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and capable of using motorized equipment (i.e., forklifts, tuggers, jig lift, etc.)


Preferred Technical Skills

  • Prefer associate to have a minimum of 2 years industrial electrical/mechanical experience.  A 2-year electrical or electro-mechanical degree from an accredited school is preferred, but not required. Equivalent experience or demonstrated skills may be substituted.



  • Performance as identified by Milliken’s CSD program, Work order assignments, breakdown repair efficiency, etc.
  • Process Reliability for equipment supported by this function


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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