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Cleaning & Sanitation Mechanic

KIK Custom Products - Personal Care Division Gainesville, GA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, Dental

Position: Cleaning & Sanitation Mechanic

Reports to: Chemical Compounding Department Manager


  1. Disassemble, inspect, clean & sanitize various compounding equipment such as air diaphragm pumps, electric positive displacement pumps, high shear mixers, powder dispersion equipment, colloid Mill, homogenizers, portable tanks, agitators and hoses.
  2. Perform periodic cleaning & sanitization of the ‘Clean Out of Place’ (COP) room & ensure proper operation of all COP room support systems.
  3. Report all excessively dirty, damaged or misused equipment to Compounding manager.
  4. Inspect every piece of equipment before & after cleaning for possible damage or missing parts, replace missing parts or notify compounding maintenance mechanic for equipment repair needs.
  5. Undergo cGMP, OSHA Haz Com, RCRA hazardous waste handling training
  6. Follow applicable SOPs and WIs, use required PPE and observe safe work practices at all times.
  7. Handle & document hazardous & non-hazardous waste generated during various cleaning processes.
  8. Minimize hazardous & non-hazardous waste during cleaning & sanitization by reusing & recycling cleaning chemicals where practical & isolate the waste streams into appropriate categories.
  9. Complete all required documentation for work performed & follow all established procedures.
  10. Maintain accurate record of all Alcohol used in the cleaning & sanitization process within COP room.
  11. Perform daily inspection of dirty and clean equipment storage areas and keep them organized.
  12. Help C&S and QA team with periodic sanitization of the COP room USP water supply system.
  13. Maintain good housekeeping in and around the COP room at all times.
  14. Operate forklift truck as certified driver as needed.
  15. Respond to and clean up incidental spills and leaks.

Qualification Standards:

  1. Ability to read, write & understand English, basic arithmetic skills
  2. Must have experience working as mechanic or maintenance technician (proficiency test required).
  3. Good knowledge of various hand & power tools
  4. Prior experience of repair & maintenance of Air Diaphragm Pumps, electric Positive Displacement pumps, high shear mixers, powder dispersion equipment, Colloid Mill, homogenizes, portable tanks & agitators will be a plus.
  5. Must be trained on all relevant SOP’s within first 90 days of employment.
  6. Trained on Fork Lift truck operation
  7. Ability to safely lift & move heavy equipment

Physical Demands & Work Environment

  • This person will spend most of their workday in the “Clean Out of Place (COP) room in wet environment.
  • Person should be able to climb on extension ladders & be willing and able to move heavy mobile equipment.
  • This person should be able to lift 20-50 lb weight as needed.

Persons Reporting To: None

Thank You for Your Interest in a Career with KIK Custom Products!

KIK is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.


KIK Custom Products - Personal Care Division

Why Work Here?

We have an awesome President, Strong Leadership across the Organization, Progressive Working Environment, Career Growth and more!

KIK's Personal Care business is a leading branded label contract manufacturer for the Consumer Packaged Goods industry and the largest contract manufacturer for some of the world's top CPG companies. From popular shampoos, soaps, body lotions, sunscreens and fragrances, to OTC & specialty brand products, we manufacture products found in households across North America. KPC's Prestige Beauty unit, is a manufacturer for leading prestige brands. We have developed award-winning innovations for prestige salon and skin care customers. KPC's SolSkyn Personal Care LLC, markets the Bullfrog®, Ocean Potion® and No-Ad® Sun & Skin Care brands, & others. Our Hospitality business, operating as Marietta Hospitality, provides national hotel chains and resorts with personal care guest amenities. KIK's Household business supplies private label cleaning and laundry products and is the leading supplier of private label bleach. It also markets branded household cleaning, bleach and laundry products, such as Comet®, Spic and Span®, Top Job®, Greased Lightning®, The Works®, Arctic Power®, ABC®, Old Dutch®, Springtime®, La Parisienne® and Hertel® KIK's Pool business is a leading supplier of pool and spa treatment products in North America and key international markets with a broad brand and product portfolio encompassing both the Mass and Specialty Retailer channels. We are well known for our Clorox® Pool&SpaTM (under license), Pool Time® and Pool Essentials® products in North American retailers, our BioGuard® brand in North American and Australian professional channels and our Bayrol® brand across Europe KIK's Automotive business is comprised of the Prestone® and Holts® businesses. Other brands include Holts®, Redex® and Simoniz® (outside North America).


2030 Old Candler Rd
Gainesville, GA


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