KIK Custom Products

  • Chemical Plant Maintenance Mechanic

    Job Location US-GA-Gainesville
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/16/2018 1:36 PM)
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  • Overview

    Chemical Plant Maintenance Mechanic


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    Site Overview

    Custom Division's Georgia contract manufacturing plant is located conveniently in Gainesville, GA and is registered and compliant with the FDA, EPA, & cGMP. The Prestige Beauty Team, based in KIK Gainesville, works both in the manufacturing of the Beauty Brands’ products and in the research and development of new product launches. KIK Gainesville procures, blends, fills and packages a wide variety of aerosol and liquid salon haircare, fine fragrances and skincare products.

    Essential Job Functions

    Perform General Plant, Bulk Chemical Tank Farm, Compounding & Warehouse Preventive Maintenance & Repair Tasks



    • Preventive Maintenance & repair of compounding piping, pumps, tanks & associated equipment such as Air Diaphragm Pumps, Centrifugal Pumps, Positive Displacement Pumps, Colloid Mills, Tri-Blenders, etc. 
    • Provide back up coverage for boiler performance monitoring & minor maintenance of boiler feed water chemical addition system 
    • Provide backup coverage for cooling tower performance monitoring & maintenance 
    • Preventive Maintenance & repair of city water & sewer plumbing in the plant 
    • Maintenance & repair of chemical receiving, storage & delivery system 
    • Troubleshoot & resolve problems associated with various compounding equipment control systems 
    • Maintain all systems in COP room such as positive air pressure fan, filters, hot water heater, piping & drainage system for COP room 
    • Maintain sampling & pre-weigh rooms & ensure they are fully functional at all times 
    • Basic understanding of USP water filtration system alarms & how to correct the conditions 
    • Perform any duties as assigned by the Manager   



    • Five years or more experience of working in chemical compounding and tank farm maintenance 
    • Experience & understanding of the requirements for safe handling of bulk flammable liquids 
    • Working knowledge of various types of welding such as TIG, MIG and various power tools 
    • Experience in basic operation & maintenance of centrifugal, positive displacement & diaphragm pumps and other compounding support equipment 
    • Basic understanding of electric power & PLC based control systems used in compounding operations 
    • Familiarity with emergency response procedures 
    • Fork Lift drivers training 
    • Familiarity with GMP standards 


    Physical Demands & Work Environment

    • This person will spend most of their time in compounding area 
    • This position is for shift work & the person is expected to be available to work 1st, 2nd or 3rd shift 
    • Person should be able to climb on extension ladders, work from elevated platforms, from top of the above ground tanks and from the articulating boom lifts as needed 
    • Person should be able to reach tight & difficult to access areas 
    • This position requires up to 8 or more hours of standing on the feet & walking from job site to job site within the plant and outside in the tank farm 
    • This person should be able to lift 20-50 lb weight as needed 
    • Exposure to flammable & combustible liquids as part of day to day operation
    • Haz-Mat Training


    KIK is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer


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