KIK Custom Products

  • Production Worker

    Job Location US-MA-Ludlow
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/3/2019 12:09 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.
    This position is located at our Ludlow, MA facility.
    Hours in this position are:
    Monday- Thursday 6:00am-4:00pm
    Monday - Thursday 4:00pm-2:00am
    The Production Worker position is within our Household division and has responsibilities include lifting, moving, and dumping boxes of empty plastic bottles onto the production line.  Technicians also assemble corrugated cartons into boxes, operate production equipment and re-label product as needed.  

    Essential Job Functions

    - Lifts and carries bundles of corrugated cartons, plastic bottles, labels, and other raw materials to the production line.
    - Loads raw materials onto conveyors keeping the production line full and running.
    - Operates the following equipment as needed; case erector, case sealing machine, bagger or debagger.
    - Ensures product meets quality standards.
    - Re-labels and repackages damaged product to return it to market condition
    - Informs proper personnel when more raw materials are needed.
    - Keeps track of damaged cartons, bottles, and labels as needed.
    - Enters damages on the proper papers.
    - Assists in department inventory and performs basic record keeping duties
    - Operation of a labeling machine and/or a case packing machine.
    - Loading of the labeling machine, which includes putting labels in the correct direction.
    - Making sure the glue pots are filled to the proper height.
    - Filling out the proper forms for tracking how many cases are ran on the line.
    - Keeping track of the waste of labels, bottles, and boxes.
    - Strict attention to details such as; correct label on the bottle, bottle markings are correct, box printing matches the label being run, tape, and glue is properly sealing the carton
    - Correct box, bottle, and caps are being used.
    - Operation of a filling machine.
    - Operation of a capping machine and proper running of a cap sealing machine.
    - Loading and unloading of a capping machine.
    - Filling out the proper paperwork.
    - Strict attention to details such as; proper fill height, labels and bottle markings are correct, correct cap is on, cap seal is properly adhered, product is the correct color, and bottles are not wet.
    - Bringing raw materials to the line.


    - High school diploma or (GED)
    - Manufacturing experience is preferred
    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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