KIK Custom Products

  • Millwright

    Job Location US-LA-Westlake
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/12/2018 9:22 AM)
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  • Overview

    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 – 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.
    At this time we have an opening for a Millwright at our Lake Charles facility. This position is responsible for dismantling, troubleshooting, diagnosing, overhauling and installing pumps, overhaul screw conveyors, conveyors, compactors and rotor feeders. This individual must have the capabilities to read and interpret equipment manuals, and blueprints, perform indicator and laser alignments. Make the necessary corrections and adjustments to maintain maximum production and quality. 

    Essential Job Functions

    - Able to read and interpret equipment manuals, blueprints, and work-orders to perform required maintenance and service. 
    - Dismantle, troubleshoot, diagnose, and overhaul pumps, overhaul screw conveyors, conveyors, compactors and rotor feeders. 
    - Install mechanical seals. 
    - Ability to perform equipment alignment using dial indicators and or laser alignment. 
    - Observes the functioning of installed equipment or systems and determines the replacement needs. 
    - Orders new material required and plans working procedures to complete replacement.  
    - The ability to acknowledge correct size on pumps, suction or discharge.
    -  Acknowledge the difference between centrifugal pump and a positive displacement pump.
    - Knowledge of rotation of rotor feeder.
    - Knowledge on how to set timing on shaking conveyors. 
    - Informs supervisor of potentially dangerous mechanical equipment or of recurring equipment malfunctions as well as informing supervisor of corrective action taken to correct malfunctions.
    - Install and/or changes on machines and mechanical equipment in a facility. 
    - Makes necessary corrections and running adjustments to maintain maximum production and quality. Perform testing of equipment after repairs, changeovers, or extended downtime.
    - Works with others crafts to complete jobs. 
    - Performs other duties that may be assigned by supervisor.  
    - Responsible for completing all required clean -up list. 


    - High School Diploma or G.E.D required.  Completion of formal apprenticeship program or two year training program.
    - 1-2  years of proven experience as a Journeyman Millwright required. 
    - Ability to perform shift work with some overtime, hold-overs and call-outs required.
    - Ability to wear respiratory protective equipment  (No  beards) and protective eyewear.
    - Good communication skills (verbal and written for documentation).
    - Able to follow instructions.
    - Enter act with plant employees and co-workers.
    - This individual must be able to multi-task efficiently and work at a fast pace.
    - Able to identify, prioritizes, and handles multiple tasks.
    - The ability to follow oral or written instructions, set procedures, and standards.
    A Career With KIK offers:  
    KIK is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Actions employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, age or national origin. Very competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package including 401K program, health, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, and much more available within 90 days of successful performance in this position.
    KIK is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer


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