KIK Custom Products

  • Blending Operator

    Job Location US-NJ-Freehold,
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/1/2018 3:36 PM)
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  • Overview

    COMPANY: As one of North America’s largest independent manufacturers of consumer packaged goods (“CPG”), KIK helps a large portfolio of brands and retailers bring their products to life. With leading positions in the multibillion dollar household and personal care (“HPC”), over-the-counter (“OTC”), pool additives and automotive aftermarket categories, we serve over 100 CPG companies and several major North American HPC and automotive aftermarket retailers, including many of the leading players in their respective categories. We have full-service capabilities covering end-to-end contract manufacturing, including project management, innovation and R&D, sourcing and procurement, blending and compounding, filling and packaging, supply chain and distribution, and quality control. Our manufacturing model is highly flexible and we consistently add value to our customers by leveraging our range of services and expertise.

    KIK has over 5,000 employees and operates 19 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 Laundry, Household Cleaners, OTC Medicated, Pharmaceutical and Health & Beauty Care, all supported by KCP's in-house technical expertise and value-added services.


    KIK Consumer Brands – Automotive Division

    Our Automotive business is comprised of the Prestone® and Holts® businesses. We develop, manufacture and market antifreeze/coolant and other automotive functional fluids and car appearance products in North America and key international markets. Prestone® is the number one branded consumer choice for antifreeze/coolant in North America. Other brands in our Automotive Care business include Holts®, Redex® and Simoniz® (outside North America). Position is located in Freehold NJ.

    Essential Job Functions

    Candidate must be able to perform the following actions as they may occur during a regular business day on the Tank Farm:


    • Unload raw material trucks / railcars and perform incoming inspection

    • Test and COA evaluation; blend, test and transfer antifreeze batches; control/maintain Tank Farm raw material tank levels and inventories;

    • Perform preventative maintenance and minor repairs on Tank Farm equipment

    • Inspect, load and test OEM trucks

    • Maintain and calibrate laboratory test equipment and perform analytical test on antifreeze and raw materials

    • Order supplies for test station

    • Maintain strict adherence to ISO/QS standards

    • Utilze computer for statistical process control, entering and retrieving data and utilizing spreadsheets to calculate batch formulas and quantities availability for call in to perform solution changeovers on all shifts; maintain world class housekeeping; follow all environmental laws and regulations of the Plant;
    • Ability to operate a fork lift truck
    • Primary activities are performed outdoors; the Blending Operator will be subject to inclement weather.
    • Ability to work with and carry heavy equipment, tools, large industrial valves, chemical hoses, raw material containers, etc
    • Ability to work flexible hours depending on batching / production schedule 
    • Detail oriented with a strong desire to learn and analyze processes to help drive continual improvement
    • Ability to enter data into JDE and complete paperwork with a high degree of accuracy (raw material receipts, reporting production of batches, entering test results, product changeovers, inventory levels, etc 
    • Participates on cross-functional teams from other shifts or departments to help drive operation improvements throughout the business
    • Other duties as assigned



    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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