KIK Custom Products

  • Line Technician

    Job Location US-IN-Elkhart
    Posted Date 4 years ago(4 years ago)
    Job ID
    # Positions
  • Overview

    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.
    Position Summary
    As a Line Technician, you are a member of a high performance team manning one of the most advanced work centers KIK has to offer

    Our team is largely self-directed and performs almost every task associated with the operation, including (but not limited to):
    -  Operation of all equipment/systems on the line
    -  Identify and resolve safety issues
    - Ensure that all quality control devices and processes are in place and executed
    - Perform equipment cleaning, lubrication, and inspections (CLI)
    -  Ensure all machine adjustments are within prescribed centerlines
    - Perform line troubleshooting and most repairs
    -  Perform preventive maintenance tasks
    - Beyond operations, line techs track line performance and submit reports, participate in problem solving, root cause analysis and training
    Our HPWT Teams "own" their operations!

    Essential Job Functions

    - Perform all Team Operator duties
    - Technical Expert for the line including trouble shooting of equipment
    - Preventative Maintenance technical leader
    - Predictive Maintenance technical leader
    - Change over technical leader
    - Equipment maintenance log owner
    - Equipment uptime improvement leader
    - Equipment uptime modification/ improvement leader
    - Lock out/ Tag out leader
    - Follow Safety/GMP guidelines
    - Perform lower labor grade duties as required
    - Other duties as assigned
    This individual may also be eligible for Line Leader!


    - Must have a High School Certificate or GED
    - Candidates who have current or have recently completed Bachelor's degree, and have some work experience, the company is willing to train!
    - Must have good communication skills, both written and verbal
    - Customer focused; Must be flexible in dealing with others in the organization, and with work assignments/projects
    - Ability to stand and move as needed to perform job duties for length of shift.
    - Mechanical aptitude including demonstrated knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, motor controls, etc. aspects of the line
    - Knowledge of applicable computer systems (AS 400/ excel)
    - Knowledge of applicable tools and instruments
    - Knowledge of applicable reports, SOP’s, cGMP’s, etc.
    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.
    KIK is an  Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer


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