Forklift Operator - Freehold, NJ at KIK Custom Products

Posted in General Business 25 days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Freehold,, New Jersey





Job Description:

Overview

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 Automotive – The Prestone Group

Our Automotive business is comprised of the Prestone® and Holts® businesses. We develop, manufacture and market antifreeze/coolant and other automotive functional fluids and car appearance products in North America and key international markets. Prestone® is the number one branded consumer choice for antifreeze/coolant in North America. Other brands in our Automotive Care business include Holts®, Redex® and Simoniz® (outside North America).

SUMMARY:

The “Position” is within our Automotive division and is located in Freehold, NJ.



Responsibilities

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Safely operate forklift and material handling equipment.
  • Perform inventory functions including but not exclusive to: Cycle counts, physical inventory, product checks…
  • Load and receive materials from trailers
  • Load, store, move materials in and out of racking
  • Perform loading documentation process in accordance with Hazmat rules
  • Operate and use plant’s warehouse management system/RFID
  • Perform packing/quality checks and documentation as required
  • Hand stack palletized product as necessary to ensure the smooth operation of the facility
  • Responsible for the final quality of every unit that is placed into a customer’s shipper. If unsure of the quality standard required, there is a responsibility to check with the Team Leader before packing questionable product.
  • Responsible for the safety and housekeeping in the immediate work area.
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement activities.
  • Comply with Good Manufacturing Practices, Standard Operating Procedures, Safety Standards, and follow all plant policies and procedures.
  • Other related duties as required.
Qualifications

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Able to visually concentrate and listen intensely for extended periods of time.
  • Able to stand, sit, lift, bend, crouch, reach and climb consistently for twelve hours.
  • Able to grasp and manipulate a variety of packaging components (ie. sprayers, bottles, caps)
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English.
  • Must be able to work in accordance with Health and Safety and GMP regulations.
  • Must be able to lift 45lbs. from floor to shoulder level.
  • Must be able to work overtime where necessary.
  • Minimum of 2 years forklift experience

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Possibility of working around unpleasant odors.
  • Working in non-temperature controlled environment
  • Possibility of working around high noise levels, depending on location.
  • Constant interaction with a variety of chemicals and chemical products.

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.

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