Dryer Operator/Inspector

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Date: Jul 6, 2024

Location: Pendleton, SC, US, 29670

Company: Milliken and Company

Headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Milliken & Company is a global, innovative, industrial diversified manufacturing company that has been exploring, discovering, and creating ways to enhance people’s lives since 1865. With expertise across a breadth of disciplines including specialty chemical, floor covering, and performance materials, the company works around the world every day to add true value to people’s lives, improve health and safety, and help make our world more sustainable. Milliken has long led the way for "knowledge-based" investment, employing over 100 PhDs, and has accumulated over 2,200 U.S. patents – and more than 5,000 patents worldwide. Milliken is widely acknowledged as an international leader in research technology, innovation, and customer service. With over 35 manufacturing facilities located in the U.S., U.K., Belgium, France, China, India, Mexico, and Australia, and other sales and service operations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, Milliken's more than 7,000 associates work to deliver innovations that do good for the world, create new experiences, and build for the future.

 

OB TITLE: Dryer

 

JOB CLASSIFICATION: Advanced Operator

 

REPORTS TO: Production Manager

 

PURPOSE: Running first quality fabric on the dryer.

 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty

satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability

required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform

essential functions.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

2) Operate equipment in a safe manner.

3) Meet production goals set-out by department manager.

4) Follow proper policies and procedures and job specifications set out by department and location.

 

SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

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) Attention to Detail-Thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task ensuring all aspects are reviewed.

5) Adaptability-Adapts to change in the work environment

6) Ability to operate a Powered Industrial Vehicle

 

JOB SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITES:

1) Knowledge of Expeditor policies and procedures

2) Completing daily team maintenance (DTM) activities

3) Auditing safety items in department

4) Record Picks and Widths for each roll (In BARCO and on Performance Sheet)

5) Set Dryer to Temperature and Speed Specs

6) Manage automated inspection system, EVS

7) Stopping and starting BARCO pieces correctly

8) Monitor Moisture Monitor for Wet Signal

 

MACHINES, TOOLS, PPE, AND EQUIPMENT:

1) Powered Industrial Vehicles

2) Computer

3) EVS

4) BARCO

5) Paper, pen, pencil

6) Dye resist marker

7) Tagger

8) Performance charts

9) Dryer

10) Tubes

11) Steel-Toe Safety Shoes

12) Safety Glasses

 

AUTHORIZED TRAINING TIME:

4 Weeks for Certification

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: FREQUENCY, AMOUNT, OR DESCRIPTION

 

Standing: 5 hours a day while stopping and starting BARCO pieces and operating the Dryer.

Sitting: 5 hours a day while driving forklift to unload shipments, drive switcher truck, enter information into SAP and 75 minutes of breaks

Moving: Around the dryer and to and from the warehouse

Lifting: Filling packages approximately 980 times in an 8-hour shift. Weight of packs 1-30lbs.

Climbing: Ability to step up on forklift (approximately 2 ft.)

Push/Pull/Reach: Pushing hand trucks twice per shift.

Bending: Bending over into boxes to lift filling packages 500 times/shift.

Visual Acuity: Ability to read documents, computer screens, and see defects

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

This job operates in a manufacturing facility. This position regularly works around moving mechanical parts and powered industrial vehicles. Noise level is generally loud.

 

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.

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