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Maintenance Mechanic Lead - Day Shift

Company: KIK Custom Products
Location: Freehold
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

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. - - - -SUMMARY:The Maintenance Lead is within our -Prestone Automotive division and works at the Freehold, NJ facility and is responsible for the maintenance of a blending and filling manufacturing facility as well as guidance for the maintenance crew on the 1st shift.

  • Actively participate in the continual improvement of the Plant's safety culture
  • Responsible for conforming to all Plant Health, Environment, Safety, and Security (EHS) policies and procedures
  • Lead team of 1-2 mechanics and 1 electrician during shift to conduct repairs, communicate findings, improve team capability, and continuously improve operation efficiency
  • Delegate and coordinate team to ensure completion of weekly work order schedule
  • Responsible for mechanical troubleshooting, corrective repair, and preventive/predictive maintenance of production and facility equipment. Assets in this multi-faceted plant are inclusive of chemical blending (Pumps, Valves, Agitators), Bottle Blow Molding (Blow Molders, Labelers, Trimmers), and liquid product filling (Liquid Fillers, drops packers, case formers, palletizers, and stretch wrappers) as well as other general facility equipment (chillers, cooling towers, compressors, etc.)
  • Support production to ensure equipment is continuously running in its most efficient state, including assisting at times with change over and set up of production lines
  • Clearly communicate issues faced during shift at hand-off, and to identify defects and improvements with detailed information and recommendations for work order generation
  • Interpret drawings and manuals to determine the best course of action when resolving issues, and assist in the planning of difficult jobs
  • Ensure assigned work orders are completed correctly, safely, and to the highest quality standard
  • Work directly with contractors regarding new or existing projects and repairs
  • Achieve expert-level understanding of site equipment and use knowledge to support, direct, and train maintenance team membersPHYSICAL DEMANDS: Making safety the number one priority and address safety issues promptly, perform lock out tag out and proper use of PPE. -Medium Work: Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time), and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time), and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Climbing. Balancing. Stooping. Kneeling. Crouching. Crawling. Reaching. Handling. Feeling. Seeing. Hearing.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    At least 10 years' experience in manufacturing or related fieldAt least 5 years' experience in leadership position in manufacturing or related fieldHigh school diploma or equivalentStrong mechanical background and general building maintenance experienceDemonstrated equipment troubleshooting abilityGood written and oral communication skillsAbility to work a 24/5 non-rotating schedule with occasional scheduled Saturday overtime Must be able to read, and interpret mechanical and electrical prints, schematics, & documentsPreferred:
    Advanced skills or trades training related to industrial maintenance (welding, fabrication, machining, precision alignment, vibration/ultrasonic/thermography analysis, etc.)Blow Molding or Liquid Filling experience (filler, capper, drop packer, palletizer)Troubleshooting and installation of low voltage electrical components and systemsKnowledge of industry standard motion sensing & control devicesExpert knowledge of DC & AC motors & drives (AB preferred)Skilled in PLC programming & HMI interface configuration (such as Panel View etc.) -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, age, religion, sex, or national origin. -

Keywords: KIK Custom Products, Brick , Maintenance Mechanic Lead - Day Shift, Engineering , Freehold, New Jersey

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