KIK Custom Products

Packaging Line Mechanic - Huntington Plant

Job Location US-NY-Cortland | US-NY-Cortland
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/8/2018 3:39 PM)
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KIK's Cortland location is a large campus and houses 2 manufacturing facilities.  KIK’s two manufacturing facilities in Cortland, New York are FDA registered and specialize in producing personal care liquids for the consumer products industry. Cortland is located approximately 45 minutes outside of Syracuse, NY. This location manufactures shampoos, conditioners and lotions, and personal care cleaning products and fills into bottle sizes from 3/4 oz to 40 oz.


Position Summary

We are looking for a mechanic to set up, troubleshoot, maintain and repair production equipment as required, keeping equipment running at top efficiency.

Essential Job Functions


  • Sets up production equipment to run scheduled production 
  • Discusses difficulties in operating equipment with machine operators to isolate problems, and then troubleshoots machine to determine cause and repairs required.  
  • Performs necessary repairs on equipment to keep it in top running order.  
  • Carries out required preventative maintenance on equipment.  
  • Assists in determining required design modifications and makes approved modifications to equipment.  
  • Performs tasks in accordance with approved procedures and following all safety procedures.
  • Provides coverage for mechanics on other shifts, as needed. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned 




Medium Work:  Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally:  activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time), and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently (Frequently:  activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time), and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly (Constantly:  activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects.  Climbing. Balancing. Stooping. Kneeling. Crouching. Crawling. Reaching. Handling. Feeling. Seeing. Hearing.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




Associates or Technical Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience 

A minimum of 3 years of experience as a maintenance mechanic in a manufacturing environment.  Electrical experience is required



  • Knowledge of basic machine elements and how they function
  • Good troubleshooting skills 
  • Ability to operate electrical testing equipment
  • Utilize hand tools or machines needed for tasks 
  • Read drawings of the  items to be made or repaired 
  • Measure, cut or otherwise work on materials or objects with precision 
  • Use arithmetic or shop geometry to figure amounts of material needed, dimensions to be followed and cost of materials 
  • Lift and move material and products
  • Ability to work alone or with minimal supervision


A Career with KIK Offers:


KIK offers very competitive salary and comprehensive benefits including 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.


Thank you for your interest and consideration of a position with KIK Custom Products.


KIK is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, age, religion, sex, or national origin.




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