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Date: Jun 1, 2021

Location: Sylvania, GA, US

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.




JOB TITLE:              Certified Electrical Technician

REPORTS TO:         Engineering Services Manager

PURPOSE:                To provide service to all equipment assigned in such a way to ensure maximum efficiency and quality performance while enacting maximum safety, minimum cost and high quality workmanship.




  1. Actively follow and promote company policies on Safety, PPE, LOTO and energy isolation.
  2. Actively participate in the Longleaf Plant safety process. This includes complying with all safety rules and procedures and participating on a plant safety team.
  3. Ensure that all work is completed safely, and that equipment is correctly assembled into the original state after completion of any work.
  4. Responsible for reporting and investigating any safety incidents or issues in assigned area.
  5. Assist with off shift breakdowns as needed by phone or call back.
  6. Daily use of SAP to manage work orders, close work orders and record hours used on each repair.
  7. Provide daily update to Engineering Maintenance Manager and or Electrical Lead on downtime and breakdowns in assigned area.
  8. Mentor team members and participate in continuous skills development.
  9. Able to hold themselves accountable for good performance.
  10. Assist other engineering associates to perform work as required to keep production machinery and auxiliary equipment in working order.
  11. Insure DTM (Daily Team Maintenance) is complete each shift, including but not limited to: cleaning, changing      filters, etc.
  12. Complete work that is required on department work list
  13. Reinstall guards and safety equipment correctly after completion of any work
  14. Replace and clean worn brushes
  15. Work on D.C. / A.C. motors, breakers, and other equipment switches
  16. Work on junction boxes
  17. Read electrical drawings and work on electrical components on machinery
  18. General housekeeping in the maintenance area
  19. Report ALL performance/maintenance issues that could potentially cause off quality product, downtime, or an unsafe environment to work.
  20. Troubleshoot and Fix Electrical Breakdowns.
  21. Any other duties deemed necessary by the Engineering Maintenance Manager or Area Lead Electrician.




  1. 2 Year electrical degree/certificate OR equivalent proven experience within the industrial, manufacturing, or construction industry and knowledge of electrical components





  1. Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  2. Must have awareness of PC hardware components, desktop operation system software and application software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access).
  3. Should possess excellent analytical skills and the ability to troubleshoot and resolve opportunities.
  4. Able to interact effectively with management, subordinates, staff, vendors, customers, and work independently, and/or as part of a team.
  5. Must be able to lift 50lbs and be capable of using motorized equipment (fork trucks, Scissor lifts, etc.).
  6. Must be self-driven.
  7. Electrical background
  8. Ability to read, write and follow directions
  9. Ability to comprehend written and verbal instructions
  10. Basic Math (add, subtract, multiply, divide)




  1. Forklift/Lull Lift
  2. Computer Terminal
  3. Electric/Pneumatic tools
  4. Hand tools




  1. Basic written and communication skills.
  2. Must be able to communicate with all associates effectively.
  3. Must be able to see clearly and pass pre-employment drug screening.
  4. Ability to use a computer and enter data daily.
  5. Demonstrated ability to lead associates


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:                                            FREQUENCY, AMOUNT, OR DESCRIPTION


  1. Standing:               Ability to stand while working                                                     up to 100% of day
  2. Sitting:                   Ability to sit down to operate forklift/other PIV                               up to 50% of day
  3. Moving:                 Ability to move throughout plant:                                                          50% of day
  4. Lifting:                  Ability to lift up to 50lbs:                                                                      25% of day
  5. Climbing:             Ability to walk upstairs/hill, step up platforms, traverse stairs                  50% of day
  6. Push/Pull/Reach: Ability to push/pull fabric, reach for tools, pull self onto PIV, push                                                                        and pull range mechanics (ie rolls, bearings, etc)                                   50% of day
  7. Bending:                Ability to pick up objects from the floor                                                 25% of day
  8. Walking:               Ability to walk on uneven surfaces                                                        75% of day
  9. Visual Acuity:       Ability to read documents, computer screens, mechanical equipment      100% of day
  10. Work Environment: Manufacturing environment including temperatures in excess                                                                      of 100 degrees Fahrenheit and humidity level in excess of 98%.         100% of day


Shift Requirements: Associate must be available to work an 8 to 12 hour shift schedule including weekends. 


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.


Milliken & Co. is an equal employment opportunity employer.




POST: 5/31/2021           REMOVE: 6/11/2021

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.