KIK Custom Products

  • Machine Operator - 2nd Shift

    Job Location US-MS-Olive Branch
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/2/2018 4:26 PM)
    Job ID
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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 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.

    Our Hospitality business, operating as Marietta Hospitality, is a leading North American provider of guest amenities supplying several national and international hotel chains and resorts with single-use personal care products such as shampoos, conditioners, lotions, body wash and bar soap. Our Marietta Hospitality business also partners with leading brands to offer custom amenity programs to our hotel and resort customers.
    Job Summary
    This position is responsible for preparing the equipment for production and making necessary equipment adjustments during production runs to maintain efficiency.  This position will also be responsible for effective start-ups, batch changes and efficient purges.  When not assigned to a line, will perform rework, inspections and cleaning assignments.  This position is open on second shift.  The position reports to the Production Supervisor.

    Essential Job Functions


    - Prepare the machine for production, adjust as necessary during production run to maintain efficiency.
    Investigate and resolve problems during start-up and as issues arise during the shift.

    Check cases randomly in production to ensure the finished product meet specifications.

    Ensure case count and other documentation is accurate.

    Conduct quality tests and on-line/off-line inspection as required.

    Responsible and accountable for Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), and standard operating procedures (SOPs).

    Perform rework when required.

    Keep work area neat and orderly.

    Perform all duties in compliance with documented plant safety rules, standard operating procedures and cGMPs.

    Perform all duties in a safe manner using proper tools and wearing appropriate protective equipment as required.

    Perform other duties as assigned. 

    - Must be able to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs and able to physically endure work schedule.


    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.
    - At least one year experience operating production equipment in a manufacturing environment.
    - Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions.
    - Strong attention to accuracy and detail.
    - Ability to perform routine or repetitive work. 
    - Effective in verbal and oral communication.
     A Career with KIK Offers:
    KIK offers a 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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