KIK Products Line Packer in Chicago, 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 - Line Packer - Chicago
The line packer perform various functions on the production filling and packaging lines, meeting quality and efficiency goals while working safely and within plant GMP’s.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Use safe work practices including lockout/tag out, personal protective equipment, and all other GMP practices and procedures.
Start-up and operate packaging line equipment, such as: uncase, filler, capper, labeler, coders, and case packer.
Load machine/line stations with materials, parts and pieces necessary to finish product on an as needed basis; clear jams and remove rejects as necessary.
Monitor and inspect product periodically to maintain quality standards; notify appropriate employees when adjustments are necessary.
Perform duties specific to the assigned line as required at each work station on a rotating basis.
Clean machines and associated equipment daily. Notify appropriate personnel if repairs or adjustments are required.
Pack finished product for shipment as required.
Participate in training/familiarization of newly assigned personnel.
Perform routine housekeeping of packaging line area(s) as needed
Performs other related duties as necessary; such as, preparation of product for recycle/rework through packaging line
Assist in changeovers and make minor adjustments as needed.
High School Diploma or GED
Read/ follow instructions to set up and evaluate machines and equipment performance.
Use eyes, hands and fingers to adjust controls on machines, manipulate hand tools, or assemble products.
Use math skills and the use of digital scales for measuring, computing, or record keeping.
Detect differences in the shape, size, texture and/or color of various items.
Pay strict attention to set standards and guidelines.
Apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
Deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in or from standardized situations.
Comparing: Judging the readily observable, functional, structural or composition characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data and objects.
Taking Instructions-Helping: Works in a team environment, may need to help others to keep job moving, and will be flexible to take instruction as deemed necessary by lead.
Tending: Starting, stopping, and observing the functioning of machines and equipment.
Involves adjusting materials or controls of the machine. Some judgment is involved in making these adjustments.
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.
of Openings: 12
External Company Name: KIK Custom Products Inc.
External Company URL: www.kikcorp.com
Street: Household - KIK Chicago Plant