KIK Products Line Technician in Elkhart, Indiana

Site Overview

Our Elkhart, Indiana plants collectively contain 10 aerosol lines, 7 liquid lines, 3 tube lines, and 2 packaging lines. KIK Elkhart procures, blends, fills and packages a wide variety aerosol and liquid personal care, pharmaceutical, and OTC consumer packaged goods.

Position Summary

As a Line Technician, you are a member of a high performance team manning one of the most advanced work centers KIK has to offer

Our team is largely self-directed and performs almost every task associated with the operation, including (but not limited to):

  • Operation of all equipment/systems on the line

  • Identify and resolve safety issues

  • Ensure that all quality control devices and processes are in place and executed

  • Perform equipment cleaning, lubrication, and inspections (CLI)

  • Ensure all machine adjustments are within prescribed centerlines

  • Perform line troubleshooting and most repairs

  • Perform preventive maintenance tasks

  • Beyond operations, line techs track line performance and submit reports, participate in problem solving, root cause analysis and training

Our HPWT Teams "own" their operations!

  • Perform all Team Operator duties

  • Technical Expert for the line including trouble shooting of equipment

  • Preventative Maintenance technical leader

  • Predictive Maintenance technical leader

  • Change over technical leader

  • Equipment maintenance log owner

  • Equipment uptime improvement leader

  • Equipment uptime modification/ improvement leader

  • Lock out/ Tag out leader

  • Follow Safety/GMP guidelines

  • Perform lower labor grade duties as required

  • Other duties as assigned

This individual may also be eligible for Line Leader!

  • Must have a High School Certificate or GED

  • Candidates who have current or have recently completed Bachelor's degree, and have some work experience, the company is willing to train!

  • Must have good communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Customer focused; Must be flexible in dealing with others in the organization, and with work assignments/projects

  • Ability to stand and move as needed to perform job duties for length of shift.

  • Mechanical aptitude including demonstrated knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, motor controls, etc. aspects of the line

  • Knowledge of applicable computer systems (AS 400/ excel)

  • Knowledge of applicable tools and instruments

  • Knowledge of applicable reports, SOP’s, cGMP’s, etc.

Benefits Overview

KIK offers you and your family comprehensive benefits that protect you financially and also encourage and reward you for healthy behaviors and smart health-care decisions. You'll choose the benefits that best meet your needs from options such as 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.

KIK is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

ID: 2013-2220

External Company Name: KIK Custom Products Inc.

External Company URL: www.kikcorp.com

Street: Elkhart Plant - Main

General Summary (Text Only): Site Overview Our Elkhart, Indiana plants collectively contain 10 aerosol lines, 7 liquid lines, 3 tube lines, and 2 packaging lines. KIK Elkhart procures, blends, fills and packages a wide variety aerosol and liquid personal care, pharmaceutical, and OTC consumer packaged goods.

Position Summary As a Line Technician, you are a member of a high performance team manning one of the most advanced work centers KIK has to offer

Our team is largely self-directed and performs almost every task associated with the operation, including (but not limited to): - Operation of all equipment/systems on the line - Identify and resolve safety issues - Ensure that all quality control devices and processes are in place and executed - Perform equipment cleaning, lubrication, and inspections (CLI) - Ensure all machine adjustments are within prescribed centerlines - Perform line troubleshooting and most repairs - Perform preventive maintenance tasks - Beyond operations, line techs track line performance and submit reports, participate in problem solving, root cause analysis and training Our HPWT Teams "own" their operations!

Essential Job Functions (Text Only): - Perform all Team Operator duties - Technical Expert for the line including trouble shooting of equipment - Preventative Maintenance technical leader - Predictive Maintenance technical leader - Change over technical leader - Equipment maintenance log owner - Equipment uptime improvement leader - Equipment uptime modification/ improvement leader - Lock out/ Tag out leader - Follow Safety/GMP guidelines - Perform lower labor grade duties as required - Other duties as assigned This individual may also be eligible for Line Leader!

Qualifications (Text Only): - Must have a High School Certificate or GED - Candidates who have current or have recently completed Bachelor's degree, and have some work experience, the company is willing to train! - Must have good communication skills, both written and verbal - Customer focused; Must be flexible in dealing with others in the organization, and with work assignments/projects - Ability to stand and move as needed to perform job duties for length of shift. - Mechanical aptitude including demonstrated knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, motor controls, etc. aspects of the line - Knowledge of applicable computer systems (AS 400/ excel) - Knowledge of applicable tools and instruments - Knowledge of applicable reports, SOP’s, cGMP’s, etc. Benefits Overview KIK offers you and your family comprehensive benefits that protect you financially and also encourage and reward you for healthy behaviors and smart health-care decisions. You'll choose the benefits that best meet your needs from options such as 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.

KIK is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer