KIK Custom Products

  • KCB - Virginia - Maintenance Mechanic - Manufacturing [3rd Shift]

    Job Location US-VA-Salem
    Posted Date 4 months ago(11/8/2018 9:48 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 – 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.
    The Maintenance Mechanic is within our Household division and is responsible for electrical and mechanical repair and preventative maintenance.

    Essential Job Functions

    •  Responsible for electrical and mechanical repair and preventative maintenance of facility and plant equipment
    •  Installation, troubleshooting & repair of low & high voltage (single/three phase) industrial electrical & control systems for packaging lines, facilities & plant support equipment such as air compressors, boilers, pumps, water purification system, production plant & warehouse lighting
    •  Responsible for electrical emergency & scheduled maintenance tasks across the plant
    •  Ensure assigned projects are completed timely, correctly, safely and to the highest quality standard
    •  Maintain a clean working environment upon completion of assigned projects
    •  Comply with plant safety, quality, GMPs, current standard practices and all other plant rules, policies/procedures
    •  May be required to work directly with contractors regarding new or existing projects and repairs.
    •  Perform other duties as assigned
    •  Responsible for change over and set up of production lines
    •  Support production to ensure equipment is running at most efficient state
    •  Support, direct and train maintenance team members to ensure work is performed correctly, safely and efficiently
    •  Responsible for set up and maintenance of bottle and case coding equipment
    •  Maintain PM and repair of mechanical equipment, pneumatic systems, and hydraulic systems
    •  Maintain Pm and repair of processing equipment, i.e. flow meters, density meters, temperature sensors, gas sensors etc. Ensure tanks, piping and pumps or operation correctly. Support outside contractors in scheduled repairs
    •  Responsible for conforming to all Plant Health, Environment, Safety, and Security (HESS) policies and procedures
    •  Must actively participate in the continual improvement of the Plant’s safety culture, including the Near Miss Program and Emergency Response


    •  At least 5 years’ experience in manufacturing or related field
    •  High school diploma or equivalent
    •  Advanced skills or trades training preferred
    •  Liquid filling experience preferred (filler, capper, drop packer, palletizer)
    •  Must have previous electrical experience
    •  Strong mechanical background and general building maintenance experience
    •  Good written and oral communication skills
    •  Must be able to read, interpret, electrical prints, schematics & document
    •  Must be able to use electrical diagnostic equipment such as multi meters, etc
    •  Must have an understanding of commercial electrical requirements
    •  Must have knowledge of Industry standard motion sensing & control devices
    •  Expert knowledge of DC & AC motors & drives (AB preferred)
    •  Skilled in PLC programming & HMI interface configuration (such as Panel View etc.)
    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, religion, sex, or national origin.


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