KIK Custom Products

Blow Mold Set up Technician $24.383/hr + Shift Premiums (4pm-12am and 12am-8am)

Job Location CA-ON-Concord
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/18/2018 9:23 AM)
Job ID
2018-4977
# Positions
3
Min. Years Exp.
2
Division
KCB
Required Education
College Diploma

Overview

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.

Responsibilities

SUMMARY:

 

The position of blow mold set-up technician coordinates the set-up of the blow mold lines but does not actually take part in the set-up of those lines. Their duties are to prepare the components needed to change lines over and manufacture the different bottles.

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform Set up (enter process values, develop process control sheets)
  • Make process improvements (cycle time deductions, standard operating procedures)
  • Troubleshooting
  • Replace components/minor maintenance
  • Keep machines and work areas clean
  • Set up production lines
  • Any other bargaining unit work as assigned
  • Basic PLC knowledge
  • Ensure adherence to all required quality standards
  • Maintain log of all repairs and adjustments made to equipment
  • Follow and support all safety programs
  • Maximize performance of blow mold equipment
  • Conduct quality checks nd implement corrective action as necessary
  • Responsible for bringing machine up from a cold condition to a full production operation ensuring the container meets quality specifications

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum College Diploma in Trades
  • Must be able to read and understand manuals
  • Must be forklift certified
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently (testing will be done to verify)

 

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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