Mixing Machine Operator; Day Shift

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Date: Jul 1, 2022

Location: Salisbury, MA, US, 01952

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 Milliken.com and on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Position: Mixer, Day Shift


Mixing Department Positions: Mixer, Adv. Mixer, Sr. Mixer


Position Summary: The Mixing department is responsible for the preparation and mixing of liquid goods, either latex or non-latex as the beginning part of our manufacturing process. Work is completed for this department thru the use of basic machine operation and recipe management. Individuals in this department are responsible for maintaining quality and speed performance within the scope of their role, while minimizing scrap, in addition to working to ensure the accuracy of all manufacturing data and documentation



Key Responsibilities/Skills:


  • Follows the requirements of the assigned schedule to meet production demand.
  • Loads and unloads mixing machines with liquid and chemical items based on formula
  • Cleans production area, pumps, and assigned equipment
  • Notifies and advises the team leads and production management on issues and/or improvements pertaining to the mixing function, and/or mixing environment
  • Prepares work documentation, ensuring accuracy and compliance with all production and regulatory policies and procedures
  • Follows all Milliken safety and quality guidelines, adhering to PPE and training requirements for position
  • Notifies and advises the team leads, production management and maintenance on all issues related to safety
  • Other duties as assigned, such as but not limited to: process and work flow improvement projects, new product development activities, quality investigations, etc.


Adv. Mixer

  • All qualifications for Mixer
  • Sets up mixing equipment, material, and machinery based on established specifications
  • Adjusts equipment to maintain proper quality and speed standards and follows all quality requirements and procedures to ensure first quality production


Sr. Mixer

  • All qualifications for Adv. Mixer
  • Ability to plan, lead and execute projects
  • Committee attendance required



Qualifications: Required

  • High School diploma, GED and/or equivalent experience
  • Prior manufacturing experience, preferably within a regulated goods industry such as healthcare or food and beverage production.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbal and written
  • Familiarity with basic computer skills
  • Ability to read, write, and perform basic math at an 8th grade level
  • Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to assess visual differences between product, in color, size, pattern, etc.
  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs
  • Strong preference for Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) candidates
  • Willingness to embrace and embody the core values of Milliken


Milliken Healthcare:

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.


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.