KIK Custom Products

Maintenance Mechanic - 3rd Shift

Job Location US-VA-Salem
Posted Date 2 months ago(6/10/2021 10:03 AM)
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KIK Household


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.  

Essential Job Functions

A Maintenance Mechanic is within our Household division and is responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the sites business goals and objectives.


  • Mechanical aptitude to perform minor adjustments and repairs to equipment.
  • Troubleshoot all equipment on the Filling Production Lines.
  • Notifies proper management of any equipment problems
  • Responsible for cleaning and greasing of production equipment.
  • Knowledge of change-over / washout procedures and the ability to execute. Including target times for all changeovers and washouts.
  • Initial requirements involve setting-up and running the Labeler, Filler, Packer, Capper and Box Maker. Including Line start up times.
  • Adheres to all safety rules and regulations.
  • Operates any of the following equipment as needed; bagger, de-bagger, labeler, filler, case packer, case erector and case sealer machines. 
  • Ensures product meets quality control standards. 
  • Assists in department inventory and performs basic record keeping duties as needed.
  • Lifts and packs bottles of finished product as needed.


  • High school diploma or (GED)
  • 2 years of troubleshooting experience
  • Will require an aptitude test


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, martial 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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