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KIK Products Blow Molding Maintenance Technician - Midnights in Alsip, Illinois

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.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Blow Molding Mechanic is within our Automotive division and is responsible for coordinating and executing the set-up of multiple blow mold machines. Their duties are to ensure that all Blow Mold equipment is safely producing quality plastic bottles and ensure smooth production for each shift.

  • ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Load and troubleshoot labels

  • Ensure Production of Good / Quality completed bottles

  • Perform, review, and react to Blow Molding / Bottle Production Quality Checks

  • Manage the Blender to ensure correct Raw Material delivery inclusive of Change Overs

  • Change and clean Screen and head system as needed

  • Advanced knowledge and skills and abilities to troubleshoot all Blow Molding Equipment

  • Troubleshoot and Correct Trimmer / Tail Ripper Issues; Request support as needed to ensure quality production

  • Direct Management of Change Overs to expedite the process

  • Ability to perform at Blow Molding Preventative Maintenance at an advanced level

  • Utilization, Programming, and Maintenance of the Quality Equipment, inclusive of the Vision System

  • Rebuild of broken equipment related to Blow Molding

  • Start-Up Blow Molders from a Cold-Start

  • Support Maintenance as needed

  • Allocation of resources to resolve issues in a timely manner

  • Direct communication support with Production and Maintenance Leadership

  • Advanced continuous improvement ideas

  • Direct ownership of the cleanliness and effectiveness of the Blow Molding Operations while maintain a clean work area

  • Responsible for conforming to all Plant Health, Environment, Safety, and Security (HESS) policies and procedures

  • Minimum Education:

High Diploma or GED

Minimum Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 2-4 years mechanical/maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Liquid filling or blow molding experience preferred (filler, capper, drop packer, palletizer, wheel)

  • A minimum of a high school education or its equivalent

  • Ability to perform in a manufacturing environment- ability to lift 50+ lbs

  • Knowledge of mechanical terminology

  • Ability to use hand tools

  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Time Management and Organization; Ability to multi-task and react to changing priorities

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Thank you for your interest and consideration of a position with KIK Custom Products.

  • 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.

  • 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, marital status, genetic information or any other status protected by law.

  • 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.

  • 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, marital 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.

ID: 2021-7451

External Company Name: KIK Custom Products Inc.

External Company URL: www.kikcorp.com

Street: 13160 S. Pulaski Rd, Alsip

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