Process Improvement Full-Time

Date: Sep 5, 2023

Location: SC, US, 29303

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 FacebookInstagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.



Manufacturing - Process Improvement Engineer




We have full-time process improvement engineer openings at various locations across the North and Southeast, including positions in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Florida, Ohio, and Massachusetts. Located at one of Milliken’s manufacturing plants in those regions, this position reports to the Process Improvement Manager. This role will provide the candidate with opportunities in leading continuous improvement efforts at the site and the key role it has in the development and implementation of manufacturing process improvements, driving new performance levels, improving quality, consistency and cost. This position is located at one of Milliken’s manufacturing plants and reports to the Process Improvement Manager.



  • Develop a thorough understanding of all factors and conditions that impact the processes and products, including environmental impacts
  • Use sound project management skills to manage multiple projects
  • Analyze problems and implement solutions using critical thinking skills and focused improvement methods
  • Incorporate creative thinking into the problem-solving approach to identify unique and different ways to make things better/more consistent/faster/cheaper/efficient
  • Prepare diagrams, charts, tables to reflect findings and support recommendations
  • Communicate and work effectively with a diverse group of associates to accomplish project and location goals
  • Participate fully in the Safety Process



  • BS Degree in Chemical, Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Detail oriented
  • Organizational skills


The successful candidate will have strengths in the following:

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Skills and ability to evaluate and optimize manufacturing processes
  • Willingness to take ownership and responsibility as a highly motivated self-starter
  • Ability to work and gain results in a team environment
  • Desire to continuously lookout for improvement opportunities (efficiency, automation)
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills


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.