Maintenance Mechanic - Blow Molding Manufacturing

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.
Our Automotive business is comprised of the Prestone? and Holts? businesses. We develop, manufacture and market antifreeze/coolant and other automotive functional fluids and car appearance products in North America and key international markets. Prestone? is the number one branded consumer choice for antifreeze/coolant in North America. Other brands in our Automotive Care business include Holts?, Redex? and Simoniz? (outside North America).
Prestone organization (Division of KIK Corporation) is seeking an experienced Maintenance/Blow Molding Mechanic to join our Alsip, IL location. Individual must have a minimum of 5 years of industrial maintenance experience with a demonstrated expertise in the manufacturing processes including hands-on maintenance, repair and trouble shooting of blow-molding equipment, auxiliary equipment, filling station experience, and packaging equipment. Scheduled shift is 3:45 p.m. till 11:45 p.m. Training period on both day and midnight shift will be required to provide effective training.
Essential Job Functions
High level of maintenance experience and hands-on operation of blow molding machinery ? 9 to 12 unit stations ? hydraulics and pneumatics
Welding, fabricating, and machining experience
Electrical experience with schematics, AC/DC, motor controls, and systems
PLC programming ? Allen Bradley
Experience in maintaining auxiliary equipment ? grinders, feeders, chillers, silo loader equipment, filling line equipment, compressors, and unitizers
Able to operator forklifts, man-lifts, and cranes
Maintain proper PM maintenance schedules for equipment
Ability to work overtime and support other shifts and positions
Proactive action and maintenance of safe work environment
Provide training and support for operators and co-workers
Ability to work alternating shifts for training purposes
Minimum high school diploma or GED
Apply knowledge and solve problems pertaining to a variety of mechanical and production problems.
Strong mathematical and reading skills required. Able to fill out forms completely, read technical manuals and schematics.
Strong technical, mechanical, and problem solving skill set
Able to work independently and in a team environment
Able to work with Microsoft Office products
Ability to work overtime and alternate shifts when required
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
Must be eligible for employment in the US
Exceptional communication skills both verbal and written for providing information to co-workers and supervisors regarding equipment and process recommendations.
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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