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 household and personal care, over-the-counter, and pool additives categories, we maintain close relationships with over 70 global CPG customers and virtually every relevant major North American retailer. 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 19 manufacturing facilities strategically located throughout North America and over $1 billion in sales; KCP (operating as KIK Custom Products) is one of North America's largest custom manufacturers of both National Brand and Retailer Brand consumer products. KCP's product lines include Laundry, Household Cleaners, OTC Medicated, Pharmaceutical and Health & Beauty Care, all supported by KCP's in-house technical expertise and value-added services.
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. Although Household started as a small bleach plant in Concord, Ontario, we have since expanded to a network of 8 plants strategically located across the United States to efficiently manufacture a variety of cleaners for both hard and soft surfaces. . In addition to its private label portfolio, Household manufactures and markets Greased Lighting® and The Works® branded products.
The skilled MIllwright will be responsible for all things mechanical within the plant. This individual must be able to conduct all troubleshooting automated production lines and process equipment. They are responsible for performing safe efficient repairs to mechanical manufacturing and process equipment, which includes performing routine, preventative, and emergency maintenance for the entire manufacturing facility.
Mechanical troubleshooting with / without manuals and correcting production issues.
Inspecting and examining machinery and equipment to detect irregularities and malfunctions.
Adjusting machinery and repairing or replacing defective parts.
Align and calibrate machinery and equipment parts as required for efficient and safe operation.
Maintain all equipment to required standards and be responsive to production needs and equipment failures.
Ensuring operating safety devices function properly on completion of repairs, modifications and installation.
Ensure lines are set at normal operating conditions for proper start-up and shut down processes to be executed.
Cleaning, lubricating and performing other routine maintenance work on machineries
Operating machine tools to fabricate parts required during overhaul, maintenance or set-up of machineries.
Ability to navigate and comprehend touch screens.
Maintain equipment and utilize the Preventative Maintenance Program.
Must be able to complete assigned PM's, work orders and other duties as assigned within a timely manner with limited supervision.
Maintenance and cleaning of all pipes and pumps.
Work as part of a team but would routinely perform work independently and maintain a high level of accuracy and safety, while performing your duties.
Ensure department has proper maintenance equipment and supplies to perform tasks properly.
Knowledge of basic electrical manufacturing components and abilities to troubleshoot any equipment faults.
Must be willing to get Hazmat certified. Company will provide training
Must possess skills in routine welding and fabricating repairs.
Grind and file machinery parts both on-site and in controlled circumstances.
Must be proficient in requisitioning / maintaining parts inventories to ensure an uninterrupted flow of parts through the department.
Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
Keep supervisor informed of any changes in operating procedures, any unusual circumstances and any actions planned to resolve problems
5 years’ experience as a Maintenance Millwright for fast paced manufacturing and process facility.
Prefer completion of trade school or apprenticeship program with 433a license
Read and interpret blueprints, schematics, detailed repair drawings, and recommended spares related to construction equipment and machinery.
Ability to read and write, and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to determine best course of action in troubleshooting and repairing equipment in a timely and efficient manner.
Experience in Blow Molding equipment is an asset.
Experience using PLC’s is an asset.
Experience of MIG, TIG, and/or Stick welding.
Flexibility during busy season - weekend / temporary shift rotation.
Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
Working knowledge of safety standards of equipment.
Must be able to safely wear a respirator.
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, religion, sex, or national origin.
Accommodation available upon request.