KIK Custom Products

  • Industrial Electrician

    Job Location US-IN-Elkhart
    Posted Date 2 years ago(2 years ago)
    Job ID
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  • Overview

    With 15 manufacturing facilities strategically located throughout North America and over $1 billion in sales, KCP (operating as KIK Custom Products) is one of North America's largest custom manufacturers of both National Brand and Retailer Brand consumer products. KCP's product lines include Household Cleaners, OTC Medicated, Pharmaceutical and Health & Beauty Care.
    KCP produces leading National Brand products for Fortune 500 companies including Gillette, Johnson & Johnson, L'Oreal, Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Dial, Colgate-Palmolive, SC Johnson, Pfizer and 3M, and Retailer Brand products for top retailers including Albertsons, Kroger, Loblaws, Safeway, Target, Wal-Mart, Walgreens, and foodservice leader Sysco.
    KIK Indiana located in Elkhart, IN procures, blends, fills and packages a wide variety of aerosol and liquid personal care products.

    Essential Job Functions

    We are immediately searching for 2 experienced Plant Industrial Electricians to be responsible for all electrical work performed in the plant and building maintenance.  The position is 2nd shift.
    Daily Responsibilities:
    - Responsible for overall repair and preventative maintenance of facility and grounds equipment.
    - Installation, troubleshooting & repair of low & high voltage (single/three phase) industrial electrical & control systems for packaging lines, facilities & plant support equipment such as air compressors, boilers, pumps, water purification system, production plant & warehouse lighting.
    - Maintain the building wiring to NEC standards and ensure any new wiring is within compliance.  Upgrade outdated or unsafe electrical installations across the plant.
    - Responsible for all electrical emergency & scheduled maintenance tasks across the plant.
    - Ensure projects are completed timely, correctly, safely and to the highest quality standard.
    - Maintain a clean working environment upon completion of projects.
    - Responsible for obtaining a permit to perform work as needed.
    - Comply with plant safety standards, GMPs, current standard practices and all other plant rules, policies/procedures.
    - May be required to work directly with contractors regarding new or existing electrical issues.
    - Perform other duties as assigned.


    - At least 5 years experience in manufacturing or related field.
    - High school diploma or equivalent.
    -  Advanced skills or trades training preferred.
    - Must have previous electrical experience.
    - Strong mechanical background and general building maintenance experience
    - Good written and oral communication skills.
    - Must be able to read, interpret, & modify electrical prints and schematics & document all self created changes
    - Must be able to use electrical diagnostic equipment such as multi meters, oscilloscopes, etc.
    - Must have an understanding of electrical requirements for intrinsically safe environment (Class I, Div. I, Group C&D)
    - Must have knowledge of Industry standard motion sensing & control devices.
    - Expert knowledge of DC & AC motors & drives (AB preferred)
    - Expert knowledge of Allen Bradley Micrologix & PLC-5 family of processors.
    - Well versed in ladder logic programming & HMI interface configuration (such as Panel View etc.)
    - Hands on knowledge of converting relay logic based systems to PLC based systems.
    - Be computer literate & have knowledge of industry standard PLC programming & HMI devices
    - Forklift certification
    Physical Demands & Work Environment:
    - Must be able to physically endure the work schedule.
    - Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
    - Must be able to adjust and move equipment to complete projects.  Will work on the interior and exterior of the facility.
    - May be exposed to hazardous chemicals and conditions.
    - Person should be able to climb on extension ladders, work from elevated platforms, from top of elevated structures and from the articulating boom lifts as needed.
    We offer a motivated team atmosphere where you will be encouraged to grow, learn and develop a very competitive wage and comprehensive benefits package - offering eligibility for benefits after the completion of 90 days of successful performance in this position!


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