Encapsys Distribution Specialist - Split Shift

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Date: Mar 18, 2023

Location: Portage, WI, US, 53901

Company: Milliken and Company

Encapsys is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Milliken & 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 Created 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 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.



The Distribution Specialist is responsible for the safe loading and unloading of raw materials, finished goods, production and handling equipment.  Duties include following SOP’s to ensure critical process steps are completed timely, safely and in the sequence required to support the company ERP system and other plant functions.



  • Accurate and timely completion of inbound receipts and outbound shipments
  • Safe handling of equipment and materials, understanding the hazards and proper utilization of PPE
  • Effective communication with team members
  • Coordinate daily activities to maintain on-time production, shipping and receiving schedules
  • Work overtime to cover vacancies/vacations and meet Customer requirements, including weekends
  • Train new or less experienced team members
  • Cross train to other processes and positions for business continuity and flexibility
  • Installation of protective devices such as; bracing, padding, or strapping, to prevent shifting or damage to items being transported
  • Operate liquid filling system to package finished goods/products
  • Label materials accurately
  • Completion of micro bio sampling and delivery from production
  • Follow SOP’s to ensure operational safety, product integrity, and maintain equipment functionality
  • Inspect and safely operate hoists, forklifts, and other equipment (dock locks, straight truck, pallet jacks, etc.)
  • Maintain 5S standards
  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts
  • Maintain communication within and between shifts
  • Attend all plant meetings and complete all trainings on time
  • Complete other duties as assigned
  • Ability to occasionally push, pull and carry up to 60 pounds
  • Ability to wear a respirator as required by the task being performed or chemical safety data sheets.
  • Work safely around and appropriately handle hazardous chemicals around plant.



  • High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions
  • Customer Orientated – Ability to meet or exceed customers’ needs while following company procedures
  • Detail Orientated – Ability to pay attention to all details of a project or task and the ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly
  • Tactful – Ability to show consideration for and maintain good relations with others.
  • Working Under Pressure – Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.
  • Honesty/Integrity – Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace
  • Flexibility – Ability to work through change while maintaining a positive attitude


The successful candidate will have strengths in the following:

  • Forklift experience preferred, but not required
  • Prior experience in a warehouse or manufacturing environment preferred, but not required
  • Keyboarding and general computer knowledge/experience preferred


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.