Duncan Stewart Senior Machine Operator

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Date: Jun 26, 2022

Location: LaGrange, GA, US, 30240

Company: Milliken and Company

At Milliken, our work begins behind the scenes often taking shape in a lab. The molecules and materials we create are transforming lives and experiences around the world. We're a global leader with over 155 years of expertise in research, design and manufacturing specializing in the textile, chemical, healthcare, and flooring industries. 

Headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina, our eight thousand associates across 46 locations are a diverse global team of scientists, engineers, manufacturers, designers, thinkers, and problem solvers. People who come to work every day with curious minds and an unwavering commitment to delivering sustainable solutions for our customers and communitiesNamed to the World’s Most Ethical Companies list by Ethisphere Institute for 15 consecutive years, we rally behind a common purpose: to positively impact the world for generations.




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.