KIK Custom Products

Automation, Electrical, Instrumentation Specialist 442a $36/hr Days

Job Location CA-ON-Concord
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/15/2018 9:12 AM)
Job ID
# Positions
Min. Years Exp.
Required Education
College Diploma


AEI Specialist 442a lisence

$36/hr Day Shift

Located in Vaughan Right off highway 400 and 407!


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.


KIK Consumer Brands – Pool Division

KIK’s Pool Additives Division (“Pool”) is a leading player in North America and key international markets with a broad brand and product portfolio spanning both the Mass and Specialty Retailer channels. We are well known for our Clorox® Pool&Spa products in the North American Mass channel, our BioGuard® brand in the North American, Australian and South Africa Specialty channel, and our Bayrol brand across Europe. Our multi-functional product formulations and innovative water testing innovations allow pool owners to safely and easily enjoy their backyard retreat.


Prestone® Products Corp: North American Manufacturer of Antifreeze / Coolants, Brake and Power Steering Fluid, Windshield Wash Solutions, Cooling System Treatments, and many other Performance Chemicals based out of Lake Forest, IL. Our proprietary portfolio of underhood innovations spans multiple distribution channels inclusive of Mass & Auto Retail, Traditional WD, OEM/S, and the Heavy Duty Aftermarket. Prestone® is the #1 consumer brand of engine protection that has constantly improved vehicle life since 1927 and is in search of dynamic people who will thrive in a growth oriented environment both personally and professionally.


As a member of the Maintenance & Reliability within KIK Custom Products, the Automation, Electrical, and Instrumentation (AEI) Specialist interacts with internal and external centers of expertise to ensure reliability centered maintenance and engineering principles are utilized within the department and site. The AEI Specialist is responsible for the troubleshooting / repairs of Electrical Equipment, Instrumentation, PLC's and the execution of automation solutions in support of the Continuous Improvement of the plant. Provide design expertise in the areas of automation, electrical and instrumentation for production support and continuous improvements based on current best practices using approved components and standards. Provide expertise and/or support for internal and external resources during the execution of projects.


Maintenance of the facility's electrical components, monitoring and control systems including electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic systems. Monitoring devices that control processes within the facility, making adjustments either manually or using instruments as necessary. Periodic maintenance is done to ensure the instrumentation remains in good working condition. Conduct troubleshooting to repair the machines when issues arise. Ability to install new instrumentation and electrical systems.

  • 70% Troubleshooting / repairs / maintenance of Electrical Equipment, Instrumentation, PLC's and the execution of automation solutions in support of the Continuous Improvement of the plant.
  • 15% Execution of automation solutions used for controlling plant process. Will involve design and configuration of control systems and oversight of electrical and instrumentation functions related to projects. Provide troubleshooting expertise in the areas of AEI in support of the plant, as well as manage the troubleshooting tools and documentation. Design control strategies based on current best practice standards and approved components. Investigate, design, write and complete projects that will improve productivity or process reliability.
  • 10% Work with functional teams to identify areas in need of improvement and reliability. An example would be to participate in Root Cause Analysis efforts and solutions. Provide and participate in training for completed projects.
  • 5% Any other duties as assigned.


  • At least completed Electrical trade or Technical degree plus minimum 5 years AEI experience.
  • Have experience to configuring and programming in control systems including Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), and Human Machine Interface (HMI) systems.
  • Ability to read and update electrical schematics, process and instrumentation diagrams and process control narrative.
  • Works well in a team or individual environment. Is a self-starter.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects with minimum supervision and meet deliverables.
  • Demonstrated strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to balance and achieve positive results in the areas of safety, quality, productivity, and cost.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, etc)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 years of AEI experience with the Industrial Electrician Lisence 442a
  • Certified Automation Professional (CAP) Certification through Instrument Society of America (ISA).
  • Experience with Industrial automation and processes or similar processes.
  • An understanding of continuous and batch process control strategies.
  • Experience with Allen Bradley, Siemens, and/or Rexroth, IEC 61131 or other programming languages.
  • Experience with maintenance and reliability practices around automation systems.
  • Instrumentation Experience: Level / Temperature / Pressure switches or transmitters
  • Electrical Experience: Basic understanding of National Electric Code (NEC), IEC standards and ISA standards.

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.

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