Senior Machine Operator

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Date: Jun 19, 2024

Location: Owensboro, KY, US, 42303

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.


  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Operate forklift
  • Operate hydro blaster
  • Janitorial & housekeeping for production areas
  • Staging raw materials for production
  • Bulk Material Transfer
  • Press Filter Cleaning
  • Clean Trenches
  • Escort Duties
  • Management of waste drums and drum inventory
  • Safe Work permits/Confined Space and fire watch for contractors
  • Basic data entry - Environmentals




  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment



  • Previous experience in chemical manufacturing
  • Previous experience handling hazardous materials.



  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers and supervisors
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Organized and able to manage tasks by priority



This job operates in a manufacturing facility. This position is a safety-sensitive position and regularly works around moving mechanical parts and powered industrial vehicles. Noise level is generally loud. Temperatures can be more than 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Humidity level can be more than 98% for 100% of day. 



Shift schedule will depend on open positions at time of hire and will be communicated with new hire paperwork. Weekends and holidays are scheduled depending on business demands. 

  • 1st Shift: 7 AM – 3 PM 
  • 2nd Shift: 3 PM – 11 PM  
  • 3rd Shift: 11 PM - 7 AM 


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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