KIK Custom Products

Maintenance Mechanic

Job Location US-FL-Auburndale
Posted Date 2 months ago(7/26/2021 3:08 PM)
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KIK Household




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.  

Essential Job Functions


This position is responsible for performing routine and non-routine, preventative, emergency and improvement maintenance for the Company as well as troubleshooting complex issues in a timely fashion for both filling/packaging and extrusion blow molding machinery.


Essential Job Functions

  • Modify, repair, install, maintain, improve, and troubleshoot various types of machinery, equipment and facilities in the processing & packaging departments
  • Diagnose mechanical problems, provide quick & innovative solutions for mechanical equipment breakdowns by applying proven skills in the principles of mechanics, fitting, plumbing, basic welding, metal fabrication, machining, troubleshooting, and analytical problem solving
  • Operate a mill, lathe, drill press, grinder, saws, and all other machine shop tools
  • Setup, takedown, and relocation of Process and Packaging equipment
  • Frequently modify packaging & process equipment for new products
  • Perform preventative maintenance, and safety inspection
  • Provide solution to routine or unique equipment problems
  • Promptly respond to equipment related issues with customer oriented manner
  • Diagnose and repair electrical problems to include process instrumentation/control systems, 120-480 volt systems, variable speed drives, and PLC related issues (primarily Allen Bradley but some Siemens systems may also be included)
  • Independently identify and repair equipment issues within assigned area with minimal supervision. (ordering of parts through maintenance planner or supervisor and planning/scheduling of identified work on down days)
  • Long periods of standing is a requirement of the position.
  • Lifting, twisting, carrying up to 45 lbs. is a requirement of the position.
  • Working in non-temperature and temperature controlled environments.
  • Possibility of working around high noise levels, depending on location.
  • Be able to wear full face respirator as necessary.
  • Must be able to work in accordance with Health and Safety and GMP regulations.
  • Must be able to work overtime when necessary.




  • Minimum 4 years mechanical experience in a high speed packaging and/or manufacturing environment (food industry is highly preferred)
  • Possess strong oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Good knowledge of preventative maintenance programs
  • Must be flexible to work Shift Work (days, afternoons, nights)
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment with lots of changes
  • Excellent knowledge of Health & Safety and Lockout Procedures
  • Working knowledge of computerized maintenance management software’s an asset
  • Must pay attention to details with a customer service attitude
  • Strong team player with excellent problem solving skills


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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