Machine Operator (Rewind): Evening Shift

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Date: Nov 11, 2022

Location: Portsmouth, NH, US, 03801

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.

Rewind Machine Operator

Work Schedule: M-F 3:30pm-12:00am


Position is considered: non-exempt


Position Reports to: Shift Production Manager


Number of Employees Reporting to this Position: 0


Qualifications for the Position:


A High School degree or equivalent training. A minimum of three months directly related experience. Ability to understand production schedules. Familiar with the operation of production machinery. Good mechanical skills. Ability to communicate at all levels. Ability to lift up to 60 lbs.


Americans with Disabilities Act Requirements (ADA):


Mental: The ability to write, read, and calculate to the 8th grade level. Ability to understand and communicate ideas.


Physical: The ability to stand, walk, see, and hear, use of both hands, able to lift 60lbs.


Primary Responsibilities for this position:


Follows the written and verbal instructions of Supervisors to meet the requirements of the production schedule. Insure the accuracy of all manufacturing data related to finished goods production. Maintains a continual monitoring of assigned manufacturing equipment as to conformance to quality standards. Responsibility for meeting established production rates for assigned equipment. Responsible for cleanliness of work area. Responsible for minimizing scrap. Follows  all safety and company policy requirements


Typical  Training Period for Position:  4 weeks


Typical Duties of the Position:


  1. Follows the requirements of assigned schedule to meet production demand.
  2. Sets up machinery based upon established specifications.
  3. Unloads and loads winders with material.
  4. Adjusts equipment to maintain proper quality standards.
  5. Cleans production area and assigned equipment.
  6. Notifies Supervisor of any problems.
  7. Completes projects and tasks as assigned.
  8. Advises the Production Manager on issues and improvements pertaining to areas of responsibility.
  9. Insures accuracy of information.
  10. Advises superior on issues regarding safety.
  11. Ensures the compliance of procedures to all company policies.
  12. Any other reasonably related duties as assigned by supervisor or other higher level managers.


Quantifiable measurements of this position:


  1. Production volume.
  2. Quality of product processed.
  3. Cleanliness and physical condition of the assigned area.
  4. Attendance.
  5. Timeliness of completed schedules.
  6. Attendance at required meetings.
  7. Proper completion of projects.
  8. Proper and accurate paperwork.
  9. Compliance with all safety and company regulations for assigned area of responsibility.



Typical Examples of Internal contacts for this Position:


  1. Production Managers related to manufacturing matters.
  2. Operations Manager related to production issues.
  3. Production managers related to inventory, and operations matters.
  4. Engineers related to physical area and related equipment.
  5. Personnel as related to employee issues and company policy.


Typical Examples of External Contacts for this Position:


None required



Position is subject to Lead Status – 1 (one) per shift


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.