KIK Custom Products

  • Production Line Lead

    Job Location US-MA-Ludlow
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/9/2018 3:43 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-5284
    # of Openings
    1
    Division
    KCB
  • Overview

    COMPANY: 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 dollar household and personal care (“HPC”), over-the-counter (“OTC”), pool additives and automotive aftermarket categories, we serve over 100 CPG companies and several major North American HPC and automotive aftermarket retailers, including many of the leading players in their respective categories. 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 23 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 10 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®, The Works® branded products, Austin’s A-1 Bleach.

    This position is located at our Ludlow, MA location

    Essential Job Functions

    Oversee Production Line operations at the Company’s Ludlow facility. Leads and directs all Line personnel. Troubleshoots, repairs and adjusts discrepancies on Line. Assumes responsibility for all safety, health, and environmental issues concerning Line operations. Oversees quality control of manufactured products for assigned Line.

     

    • Leads personnel in the packaging operations, ensuring all machinery is maintained and workers are properly trained per standard procedures.
    • Inspects all company products to verify conformance to specifications.
    • Suggests changes in working methods and use of equipment to increase the department’s efficiency.
    • Notifies Production Supervisor of any manufacturing problems, as well as analyzing and resolving work problems, or assisting workers in solving problems in a helpful and timely manner.
    • Maintains records of shift performance, equipment output and weekly production data.
    • Maintains and enforces all safety rules and regulations, and maintains good housekeeping in all related areas.  

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
    • A minimum of two years’ experience in automated filling.
    • Valid Driver’s License

     

    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, age, religion, sex, or national origin.

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