KIK Custom Products

Production Machine Operator (All Shifts)

Job Location US-CA-Torrance
Posted Date 7 months ago(4/20/2021 4:19 PM)
Job ID
2021-7609
# Positions
1
Division
KIK Automotive

Overview

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.

 

SUMMARY:
The Machine Operator is within our Automotive division and is an intricate part of the production team. The Machine Operator will be responsible performing visual observations of the product for acceptable quality for such items as case printing, color compared to standard, case dimensions, glue pattern, label placement, code dates and general appearance. This position is team oriented driven, with excellent communication within the departments as well as the ability to identify problems with team members before issues arise and is accountable for the efficient utilization of mechanized equipment in the production of automotive products.

Essential Job Functions

• Employ proper lifting techniques to stack Work-In-Progress bottles in the warehouse.
• Load cardboard in the case former and replenish glue as needed.
• Visually observes product for acceptable quality for such items as bottle weight, bottle profile, case printing, color compared to standards, case dimensions, glue pattern, label placement, code dates and bottle appearance.
• Communicate key metrics and issues to Lead and/or Supervisor.
• Address Standard Work variances to help solve problems and concerns.
• Participate in root cause analysis.
• Assist employees as necessary to maintain required production in safe manner.
• Responsible to ensure 5S process is followed. Continuously improve area and provide support to operators to ensure required action items are completed.
• Actively participate in safety activities such as Behavior Base Safety Observation and correct assigned action items.
• Perform other functions as assigned based on business needs.

 

The above statement describes the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

Qualifications

• Must have experience in high speed manufacturing environment.
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Strong organizational and communication skills at all levels providing timely and concise information.
• Able to read and write in English.
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds safely.
• Ability to take initiative to solve problems.
• Must be willing to work overtime and weekends when required and be able to work with others in a team environment.
• Must be safety driven.

 

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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