Live Oak - Technician

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Date: Jun 15, 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.

Mechanical Technician


Live Oak - Technician 


Job Description

The Mechanical Technician will report to the Departmental Supervisor and is required to perform mechanical repairs and maintenance as part of the scheduled preventive maintenance (PM) process as well as assisting in repairing unscheduled mechanical breakdowns during normal production. The Mechanical Technician shall be self-motivated, demonstrate strong communication skills, and must be able to work with others in a team environment.



  1. Should possess excellent analytical skills and the ability to troubleshoot and resolve opportunities.
  2. Associate must have minimum 2 years industrial mechanical experience. 2 years electrical, electronics, or electro-mechanical degree from an accredited school is preferred, but not required.
  3. Associate must have working knowledge of the tools and materials common to the mechanical trade.
  4. Read and comprehend mechanical drawings and schematics.
  5. Associate must have basic mechanical knowledge that includes drive systems, pneumatics and hydraulics.
  6. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and be capable of using motorized equipment (i.e., forklifts, tuggers, jig lift, etc.).


Job Requirements

  1. Actively participate in the Live Oak Complex safety process. This includes complying with all safety rules and procedures and participating on a plant safety team.
  2. Work the posted PM schedule. This is typically Monday through Friday, but there are occasions when PM is scheduled on the weekends.
  3. Be available for after hour support or on weekends as needed.
  4. Able to interact effectively with management, staff, vendors, customers, and work independently, and/or as part of a team.
  5. Complete work orders and projects assigned.
  6. Satisfactorily complete Continuous Skills Development (CSD) training requirements.


Shift Schedule

The technician position works a 1st shift schedule.



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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