Maintenance Mechanic

KIK Custom Products • Riverdale, IL 60827

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Job Description

Job Title: Maintenance Mechanic II
Reports to: Lead Mechanic




KIK's Custom Classic is the #1 contract manufacturer for the Consumer Packaged Goods industry (CPG) and the largest contract manufacturer for some of the world's largest CPG companies. From laundry detergents, starch, floor cleaners, and dish soap, we manufacture products found in households across North America.

Position Overview

We are searching for a Maintenance Mechanic II to independently operate, changeover, and maintain production lines. Our Line Mechanics are responsible for product quality and employee safety and share responsibility with the Group Leader for operating production line at or above standard on consistent basis. The Maintenance Mechanic II Reports to Maintenance lead, and must be collaborative, as they work closely with and receive instructions from Shift Production Supervisor.



Maintenance Mechanic II must have basic working knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic,

And Electrical functions.must have liquid fill machinery experience.

Must be able to read and follow directions as found in technical manuals as well as be able to document any and all changes that are involved So that other mechanics can refer back to the notes and records thereby gain understanding as to how to set up lines an adjust machines and conveyors as needed.

Must be able to work with minimal supervision as well as in a team setting.

Must be observed by Production and Maintenance Management effectively accomplishing the following task requirements for at least two production lines with minimal supervision

Consistently meet standard production outputs with standard production crewing

Troubleshoot all normal mechanical difficulties during the course of production

Maintain specified targets, weights, torques, and overall product quality at all times

Complete all necessary documentation according to Good Manufacturing Practices

Completely and independently change the production line over from one product to another, with a quick and effective line startup

Work with the Group Leader and entire production team to ensure an efficient and safe working environment

Maintain a clean and safe production line or work area at all times

Comply with plant safety standards, GMPs, current standard practices and all other plant policies/rules

Clean, sanitize and maintain the required documentation of all packaging equipment as required

Must be able to train other Mechanics in the area of machine operation, troubleshooting and changeovers

Assist with any and all jobs on the packaging line when required

Participate in CI team meetings. Develop and encourage a high level of employee involvement and continuous improvement


Perform and record preventative maintenance on all packaging equipment

May be required to work directly with engineering staff or customers on existing product issues or new product startups.

Must be able to perform major mechanical overhauls of some packaging equipment

Performs all duties in a safe manner using proper tools and wearing appropriate protective equipment as required.

And all other duties as assigned


High School Diploma or GED

At least 3 years industrial mechanic experience or equivalent

Must be able to follow oral and written instructions

Must pass written and mechanical test administered by the Maintenance Department

Must be able to follow oral and written instructions

Be able to obtain Forklift Certification

Must be able to physically endure work schedule

Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs

Ability to adjust and move equipment to complete projects

KIK is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Company Description

COMPANY: 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 dollar household and personal care (?HPC?), over-the-counter (?OTC?), pool additives and automotive aftermarket categories, we serve over 100 CPG companies and several major North American HPC and automotive aftermarket retailers, including many of the leading players in their respective categories. 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 29 manufacturing facilities strategically located throughout North America.

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&SpaTM 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.


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