KIK Custom Products

  • Compounding Maintenance Mechanic

    Job Location US-GA-Gainesville
    Posted Date 3 months ago(1/3/2019 10:31 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-5771
    # Positions
    1
    Division
    KIK Personal Care
  • Overview

    Function:
    Perform General Plant, Bulk Chemical Tank Farm, Compounding & Chemical Warehouse Preventive Maintenance & Repair Tasks
     

    Essential Job Functions

    Responsibilities:
    - Preventive Maintenance & repair of compounding piping, pumps, tanks & associated equipment such as Air Diaphragm Pumps, Centrifugal Pumps, Positive Displacement Pumps, Colloid Mills, Tri-Blenders, In-Line High Shear Mixers, Homogenizers, etc.
    - Provide back up coverage for boiler performance monitoring & minor maintenance of boiler feed water chemical addition system as needed.
    - Cooling tower performance monitoring & maintenance
    - Preventive Maintenance & repair of city water & sewer plumbing in the plant
    - Maintenance & repair of chemical receiving, storage & delivery system in the compounding and in tank farm.
    - Troubleshoot & resolve problems associated with various compounding equipment control systems.
    - Maintain all systems in COP room such as make up air & exhaust fans, filters, Cemline USP hot water heater, piping & drainage system for COP room
    - Maintain sampling & pre-weigh rooms & ensure they are fully functional at all times
    - Daily upkeep & periodic maintenance of USP water filtration system.
    - Perform any duties as assigned by the Manager and assist in other facility maintenance tasks as needed.  
     

    Qualifications

    Qualification Standards:
    - Five years or more experience of working in chemical compounding and tank farm maintenance
    - Experience & understanding of the requirements for safe handling of bulk flammable liquids
    - Working knowledge of various types of welding such as TIG, MIG and various power tools
    - Experience in basic operation & maintenance of centrifugal, positive displacement & diaphragm pumps, high shear mixers, homogenizers, tank agitators and other compounding support equipment
    - Basic understanding of electric power & PLC based control systems used in compounding operations
    - Familiarity with emergency response procedures
    - Fork Lift driver’s training
    - Familiarity with GMP standards
    - Haz-Mat Training
     
    Physical Demands & Work Environment
    - This person will spend most of their time in compounding area
    - This position is for shift work & the person is expected to be available to work 1st, 2nd or 3rd shift or for a 10 hour/day x 4 day work week.
    - Person should be able to climb on extension ladders, work from elevated platforms, from top of the above ground tanks and from the articulating boom lifts as needed
    - Person should be able to reach tight & difficult to access areas
    - This position requires up to 8 or more hours of standing on the feet & walking from job site to job site within the plant and outside in the tank farm.
    - This person should be able to lift 20-50 lb weight as needed.
    - Exposure to flammable & combustible liquids such as alcohol is expected as part of the operation.

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