KIK Custom Products

Maintenance Mechanic - 2nd Shift

Job Location US-IN-Elkhart
Posted Date 3 years ago(1/26/2015 5:37 PM)
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Site Overview
Our Elkhart, Indiana plants collectively contain 10 aerosol lines, 7 liquid lines, 3 tube lines, and 2 packaging lines. KIK Elkhart procures, blends, fills and packages a wide variety aerosol and liquid personal care, pharmaceutical, and OTC consumer packaged goods.


Job Overview

Work with line maintenance technicians and production personnel to perform equipment maintenance, under minimal direction from management, in a team-based filling and packaging production function.  Candidates must have direct experience in a manufacturing/production setting with the following experience to be considered.

Essential Job Functions

Candidates must have direct experience in a manufacturing/production setting with the following experience to be considered. 

  • Perform equipment maintenance, under minimal direction of management, in a team-based filling and packaging production function
  • Perform equipment repairs/replacements activities including accurate, complete, and timely follow-up documentation.
  • Utilize TPM methodologies, specifically Effective Maintenance, to ensure equipment efficiency and reliability.
  • Effectively communicates with others by presenting information, responding to questions, and seeking feedback/input.
  • Actively participates and/or lead in project initiatives and selected cross-functional teams as approved.
  • Effectively work with managers, operators, contractors, service people, vendors/suppliers to ensure timely and accurate completion of services.
  • Train others to develop basic maintenance and advanced operating skills
  • Defines, selects, requisitions, and expedites parts and materials while following approved procedures.
  • Perform all tasks and responsibilities in a fashion that assures personal safety and the safety of others and equipment.
  • Maintains and cleans: Work area, crib, job site, tools, and equipment.
  • Perform production related tasks including changeovers, sanitation, batch coding, quality inspections, and equipment calibrations
  • Follow all cGMP's (Current Good Manufacturing Practices)
  • Follow all KIK Custom Products policies and procedures
  • Follow Company and Plant environmental hazard Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); handle all cleaning and waste materials properly.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Requirements

  • 3-5 years mechanical/maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment
  • A minimum of a high school education or its equivalent.
  • Excellent Attendance record
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to perform in a manufacturing environment- ability to lift 50+ lbs.
  • Excellent Interpersonal, critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Time Management and Organization; Ability to multi-task and react to changing priorities

Benefits Overview
KIK offers you and your family comprehensive benefits that protect you financially and also encourage and reward you for healthy behaviors and smart health-care decisions. You'll choose the benefits that best meet your needs from options such as health, wellness, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance You can plan for your future with KIK's retirement savings options including employer match. KIK also recognizes the importance of continuing education and offers Education Assistance to our employees to encourage continued personal development and growth
Starting pay rate: based on experience

KIK is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer




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