KIK Custom Products

  • Maintenance Lead

    Job Location US-MA-Ludlow
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    Job ID
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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 29 manufacturing facilities strategically located throughout North America.
    KIK Consumer Brands – Household Division Our Household Division (“Household”) is the #1 player in North American private label bleach, and supplies private label cleaning programs to prominent American retailers.
    KIK Consumer Brands – Pool Division KIK’s Pool Additives Division (“Pool”) is a leading player in North America and key international markets with a broad brand and product portfolio spanning both the Mass and Specialty Retailer channels. We are well known for our Clorox® Pool&Spa™ products in the North American Mass channel, our BioGuard® brand in the North American, Australian and South Africa Specialty channel, and our Bayrol brand across Europe. Our multi-functional product formulations and innovative water testing innovations allow pool owners to safely and easily enjoy their backyard retreat.
    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).
    The Maintenance Lead is within our Household division at our Ludlow, MA Plant. 
    The Maintenance Lead assists in the completion of day-to-day activities involving maintenance building/facility, equipment, and machinery, including pipe and electrical systems in the manufacturing plant and warehouse and all over facility appearance.

    Essential Job Functions

    - Directs and assigns the work of maintenance.
    - Performs maintenance of equipment
    - Inspects work for completeness.
    - Determines material, equipment, and supplies to be used.
    - Submits paperwork to order necessary material, equipment, parts, and supplies needed to maintain production.
    - Inspect, monitors, and tests machinery and production equipment. Works on improving existing equipment.
    - Supplies Plant Manager with information for dismantling defective production machines and equipment and the installation of new or repaired parts.
    - Monitors the cleaning and lubrication of shafts, bearings, gears, conveyors and other parts of production machinery.
    - Monitors the repairs and of pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, and repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment.
    - Maintains sufficient understanding of all machinery used in the production process to ensure proper functioning procedures.
    - Enforces all safety rules and regulations and maintains good housekeeping in all related areas.
    - Confers with the Plant Manager on any equipment problems. As well as analyzing and resolving equipment problems, or assisting others in solving problems in a helpful and timely manner.
    - Develops and implements preventative maintenance schedule for all machines.
    - Works with outside vendors to schedule PM’s for equipment such as heating, cutting the grass, repairs on the yard tractor, and new projects. 
    - Manage and improve work order and PM processes.
    Supervisory Responsibility:
    - This position does have supervisor responsibilities.
    Position type and expected work hours:
    This is a Full Time Position. Days and Hours are Monday through Friday 8:00am-4:30pm. Overtime will be required with production demands.


    - High School Diploma or Equivalent, trade school preferred.
    - 5+ years’ experience installing, repairing and maintaining industrial equipment in a manufacturing environment or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    - Filling line experience is required
    - Basic understanding of packaging equipment is required
    - Prior experience with work order management
    - Pass basic mechanical and electrical aptitude test
    - Understand Allen Bradly logic troubleshooting
    - Intermediate level of computer proficiency
    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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