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Forklift Operator

Company: KIK Consumer Products, Inc.
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:


Forklift Operator

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

---Perform any of the following activities at various levels of speed as directed by the Team Leader:

---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

---Be 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.

---Be responsible for the safety and housekeeping in the immediate work area. Help to clean and report any unsafe conditions to your Team Leader or Supervisor.

---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 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.


---Able to visually concentrate, remain alert, 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

---Must be able to safely operate the forklift around co-workers, other forklifts, and mechanical and electrical equipment for up to 12 hours.

---Possibility of working around unpleasant odors.

---Working in non-temperature-controlled environment, including high temperatures and humidity for extended periods of time.

---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 Consumer Products.


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.

Keywords: KIK Consumer Products, Inc., Houston , Forklift Operator, Professions , Houston, Texas

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