KIK Custom Products

  • Shipper / Yard Jockey

    Job Location US-MA-Ludlow
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/14/2018 4:39 PM)
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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.
    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 Shipper / Yard Jockey is within our Household division and is responsible for accurately loading product onto trailers for shipment. This position requires the ability to drive a forklift and some basic computer skills. Must pay close attention to detail. Drives gasoline, liquefied gas, or electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices such as elevating platform, or trailer hitch, to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move products, equipment, or materials by performing the following duties. Clears inventory, compiles and maintains records of quantity, and type of product stocked in the Warehouse. Submitting inventory data as scheduled.

    Essential Job Functions

    - Loads and unloads trailers for delivery or shipment of finish product.     Verifying accuracy of all goods shipped and received. Clears inventory of finished goods as required.
    - Moves levers and presses pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus.
    - Positions forks, lifting platform, or other lifting device under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products, or materials or hooks tow trucks to trailer hitch, and transports load to designated area.
    - Loads, unloads and stacks material by raising and lowering lifting device.
    - Accurately verifies and clears inventory using Company Software Package upon shipping goods.
    - Inventories materials in the warehouse.
    - Loads or unloads materials onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting device.
    - Lubricates truck, recharges batteries, fills fuel tank, or replaces liquefied gas tank
    - Counts cases and/or pallets of product in stock daily, weekly, monthly, and as scheduled. Maintain totals via inventory records and submits data as required. Notifies supervisor about any discrepancies immediately.
    - Prepares list of depleted items and recommends survey of defective or unusable items.
    - Operate the truck and/or trailer units in a safe manner
    - Reporting any vehicle problems and defects to management
    - Comply with all company standards and regulations including maintaining a good driving record.


    - High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
    - Experience with relevant software applications
    - Valid Driver’s License is required
    - CDL peferred, not required
    - 3 years of current forklift driving experience
    - 3 years experience of driving yard trucks
    - Will be required to pass a forklift and yard truck evaluation/certification.
    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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