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KIK Consumer Products Production Worker in Ludlow, Massachusetts

Production Operator I

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.

Essential Job Functions

• Properly load correct cardboard for cartons and dividers into former machine

• Monitor forming process and dispose of any incorrectly formed cartons following disposal/recycling guidelines

• Bail scrap cardboard during and at the end of the scheduled shift

• Safe operation of bailer equipment

• Remove banding from cardboard stacks and dispose of strapping using appropriate methods of disposal

• Monitor and comply with all changeover requirements to eliminate carton waste

• Assign with former changeovers by removing unformed cartons and stacking safety in designated areas

• Minor maintenance with training – removes jammed cardboard, minor machine maintenance following all safe work practices

• Perform quality checks including entering data into computer software proficiently

• Fill glue holders

• Excellent computer skill set regarding product check responsibilities

• Strong communication skills regarding machine problems and quality requirements

• Maintain clean, safe, and efficient workstations – dispose of trash in correct disposal methods (cardboard recycling, area cleanliness including used rag recycling). Area must be maintained throughout shift and final cleanup at end of scheduled shift

• Ability to start equipment and identify basic mechanical issues

• Follow all safety requirements including using appropriate Personal Protective Equipment – PPE (safety glasses, required footwear, hearing protection, hand protection, correct lifting methods, product disposal, etc.)

• Support all changeover requirements of commodity product

• All additional work tasks as assigned

The above statement describes the general nature and level off work only . They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

Qualifications

• Minimum of high school degree or equivalent

• Minimum of 1 year manufacturing experience

• Ability to stand and walk for periods of time

• Able to work scheduled overtime or shift changes when required

• Basic math skill set

• Excellent communication skill set (verbal, written, etc.)

• Team building skill set and positive interaction with all levels within the organization and outside vendors/customers

• Ability to complete all job assigned computer software requirements associated with product requirements

• Able to lift to 50 pounds periodically throughout the manufacturing shift and meet physical requirements of position including lifting, bending, standing for extended periods, reaching with both hands/arms, ability to visually inspect product

• Mechanically inclined to perform minor machine corrections within job responsibilities

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 Consumer Products.

www.KIKCORP.com

KIK is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. KIK does not discriminate against qualified applicants or employees based on 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.

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