Enterprise - Dye Transporter

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Date: Mar 23, 2023

Location: Marietta, SC, SC, US, 29661

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 Milliken.com and on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

JOB TITLE:              Transporter Operator (Support Operator – 898)


REPORTS TO:         Dyeing Production Manager


PURPOSE:                Support the Dyeing Department of fabric production through following proper policies and procedures




1)  Knowledge of all general plant safety rules & safety absolutes.

2)  Operate equipment in a safe manner

3)  Process 1st quality cloth

4)  Meet production goals set-out by department manager

5)  Follow proper policies and procedures set out by department and location




  1. Ability to read and write and follow directions
  2. Ability to comprehend written and verbal instructions
  3. Basic Math (add, subtract, multiply, divide)
  4. Ability to operate forklift and power tugger
  5. Ability to learn how to use computer system (MES/SAP)
  6. Good communication skills
  7. Strong discipline




  1. Scissors                            
  2. Safety Goggles                   
  3. Clipboard / Pen / Forms   

4)   Ear Protection                                          

5)   Steel Toed Shoes

6)   Gloves

7)   LOTO Device

8)   Goggles

9)   Sewing Machine

10) Computers

11) Fabric Boxes, A-Frames, T-Frames

12) Pens, Pencils, Telephone, Printer, Staplers

13) PIVs

14) Air Hoses





  1. Basic written and communication skills
  2. Must be able to hear power equipment operating in work area
  3. Must be able to see clearly and pass pre-employment drug screening




  1. Knowledge of support operator policies and procedures
  2. Completing daily team maintenance (DTM) activities
  3. Auditing safety items in department




2 to 4 Weeks for Certification




  1. Standing:             Ability to stand while operating PIV:                                                            80% of day
  2. Sitting:                  Ability to sit down for a meeting:                                                                   5%  of day
  3. Moving:                Ability to move throughout plant transporting fabric (Operating PIV):        35% of day
  4. Lifting:                 Ability to lift up to 25lbs:                                                                               5% of day
  5. Climbing:             Ability to walk up stairs, climb on ladders, climb forklifts, etc.                    5% of day
  6. Push/Pull/Reach: Ability to push/pull cabinet drawers, empty boxes, reach for documents     20% of day
  7. Bending:               Ability to pick up objects from the floor                                                        15% of day
  8. Visual Acuity:      Ability to read documents, computer screens, and see defects                      100% of day



By combining science with design and insights, Milliken tackles the issues and concerns of today. Every day, our community of innovators is invigorated by the challenge of finding creative ways to enhance people's lives and make the world around us easier, safer, more sustainable and more beautiful.