KIK Custom Products

  • Maintenance Manager

    Job Location US-GA-Hampton
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/24/2018 8:54 AM)
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  • 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 29 manufacturing facilities strategically located throughout North America.

    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.



    We are immediately seeking a hands-on Maintenance Manager with strengths in balancing maintenance work with the needs of a high-speed liquid filling and packaging manufacturing operation. This position is responsible for technical resources, maintenance leadership, activities and projects in Filling, Extrusion Blow Molding, Processing, warehousing and Building Maintenance. This position is a key member of the plant leadership team and reports to the General Manager.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Equipment Maintenance, including the maintaining of a PM and inventory maintenance program to include all aspects of machine repairs as well as the sourcing and purchasing of spare parts
    • Machine utilization tracking, to include the development and implementation of all the proper tracking methods of maintenance functions
    • Preventative Maintenance Program, maintain, update and assign appropriate PM tasks to improve equipment uptime
    • Utilize data to establish long term and short term equipment overhauls and upgrades
    • Reliability - responsible for meeting and beating company reliability standards
    • Projects - Involvement in plant wide project requirement relating to multiple departments as necessary based on project scope
    • Establish and maintain acceptable cleanliness and organizational standards in maintenance dept
    • Coordinate outside contracting with in-house projects as necessary
    • Design and implement continuous process improvements by sourcing out new technologies and upgrading existing
    • Coordinates with other KIK facilities in ensuring consistency from plant to plant  and with local contractors/ vendors
    • Be active participant in safety incentives and be part of emergency response team.
    • Ensure maintenance employees are evaluated and training is provided in house or offsite as needed


    • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience
    • At least 5 years’ experience in Mechanical, Electrical, Packaging, or Reliability Maintenance/Engineering in a consumer packaged goods manufacturing facility
    • Must have experience with liquid filling equipment AND extrusion blow molding
    • Experience in process controls
    • Allen Bradley PLC, HMI, Servo and VFD programming and editing
    • Experience in automation driven machine and process environment
    • Experience implementing PM program and Maintenance Practices. InFor or comparable CMMS program experience preferred
    • High Energy and fast paced, leads by example, is decisive, and able to juggle multiple priorities
    • Lean Manufacturing Experience
    • Computer skills in MS Office and above average communication 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. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, age, religion, sex, or national origin.

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