KIK Custom Products

Forklift Driver - Material Handler - Line Puller

Job Location US-IL-Alsip
Posted Date 8 months ago(4/7/2021 3:39 PM)
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KIK Automotive


We are KIK!

We create the products and brands that people trust to clean, sanitize, and protect their homes, pools and cars.  We are one of North America’s largest independent consumer product manufacturers with 20 North American manufacturing facilities.  We also operate globally in Europe, Asia, UK, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.  We are known by our portfolio of over 40 brands including Spic and Span® and Comet® cleaning products, Clorox® Pool&Spa™ (under license), BioGuard®, and Natural Chemistry® pool chemicals, and Prestone® and Holts® automotive performance chemicals.  We are also the #1 producer in North America for store-brand (“private label”) bleach and a leading private label provider of laundry detergent and additives, dishwashing products, general purpose cleaning and other home care products. 


Our global team of over 2,500 employees drive our capabilities in product development, product formulation, strategic sourcing, manufacturing, packaging design, brand marketing, project management, quality assurance, compliance, distribution and logistics.


Our organization is constantly evolving and is driven by a set of “One KIK” values – a dedication to following through on commitments in a customer-focused, profit-motivated way; while never compromising on safety, ethics or integrity.  



The Material Handler (forklift operator) - Line Puller will be reporting to the Logistics Supervisor. This Position involves working in a team environment with primary focus on safety, continuous improvement, zero defects and 100% on time customer delivery. The Material Handler – Forklift operator will be driving a forklift on the midnight shift.

Essential Job Functions

  • Conduct visual inspections on docks and trailers. Completes hourly finished good pallet inspections.
  • Ability to drive forklift safely, effectively, and efficiently
  • Use forklift to move finished goods from staging areas to warehouse or shuttle trucks
  • Loading trailers from Line 1 or Line 2 for outside warehouse shuttle or movement to back warehouse
  • Actively participates in daily checklists, continuous improvement with work area
  • Recording accurate production on shift production sheets and/or RF System
  • Inspect completed pallets for visual damage or product leaks
  • Maintaining Inventory Accuracy - maintain accurate record of all product pulled and departed shipments, any difficulties must be reported to Supervisor
  • Follow all shipping safety procedures including trailer inspections and trailer lock out procedures (jacks, chocks, dock locks, etc.)
  • Work with production supervisor to plan changeovers
  • Keep supervisor informed of any issues that arise
  • Use RF Scanner for inventory control
  • Responsible for completing visual pallet inspection before loading pallets into equipment
  • Minor maintenance/inspection activities as assigned within job scope or equipment utilized
  • Follow and maintain accurate procedures utilizing RF hand scanner software and equipment
  • Strong communication skills regarding machine problems and quality requirements
  • Maintain clean, safe, and efficient work stations – dispose of trash in correct disposal methods (cardboard recycling, plastic cap disposal, area cleanliness including used rag recycling). Area must be maintained throughout shift and final cleanup at end of scheduled shift
  • Follow all safety requirements including using appropriate Personal Protective Equipment – PPE (safety glasses, required footwear, hearing protection, hand protection, correct lifting methods, product disposal, etc.)
  • * Other duties as assigned to support the needs of our internal and external customers


  • Minimum of high school degree or equivalent
  • Employee must be in good standing (no disciplinary action in last 6 months)
  • Previous Annual Performance Appraisal Report scores must be “Good” or “Outstanding” for overall rating
  • Minimum of 1 year manufacturing experience
  • Valid state issued active driver’s license
  • Preferred 6 months of experience driving a fork lift
  • Able to work scheduled overtime or shift changes when required
  • Basic math skill set
  • Excellent communication skill set (verbal, written, etc.)
  • Team building skill set and positive interaction with all levels within the organization and outside vendors/customers
  • Ability to complete all job assigned computer software requirements associated with product requirements
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds periodically throughout the manufacturing shift and meet physical requirements of position including lifting, bending, standing for extended periods, reaching with both hands/arms, ability to visually inspect product
  • Mechanically inclined to perform minor machine corrections within job responsibilities


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow instructions to perform any other job-related duties requested by authorized personnel


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. KIK does not discriminate against qualified applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, status in uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, genetic information or any other status protected by law.


KIK is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with protected disabilities to the extent required by applicable laws. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, or to perform the essential functions of the job, please contact Human Resources immediately.


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