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Forklift Operator, Warehouse - Day Shift, Elkhart West

KIK Custom Products Elkhart, IN Full-Time
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Who is KIK ?

KIK creates products and brands that people trust to care for themselves, their families, and their homes. KIK offers leading brands and high-quality products that care for the everyday need of the consumers. KIK is committed to a culture of performance where collaboration, agility, and responsiveness are the cornerstones of success.

KIK Personal Care is a market leading North American product developer, formulator and manufacturing partner for personal care and prestige beauty products serving global CPG companies and fast-growing asset-light brand owners. We have an extensive footprint of 8 manufacturing sites across the U.S. and Canada with a rigorous focus on quality. Our capabilities include a broad range of packaging formats (including aerosol and liquids) in multiple product categories (including hair, skin, bath and beauty, oral care, sun care and OTC). The products we make are distributed by our customers globally across all retail channels including mass, food, drug, specialty, wholesale and prestige (professional salons, spas, beauty specialty and department stores). Our goal is to always delight our customers and consumers with innovative high quality products and exceptional service.

Position Summary

The Forklift Drivers safely operate forklifts and material handling equipment within our facility.


As a Forklift Driver, you will be expected to perform any of the following activities at various levels of speed as directed by the Team Leader:

  • Must operate a forklift, hand dolly, or mechanical lift.
  • Must be able to understand and complete all necessary functions of the operation of the inventory management bar code system related to the movement of material throughout the warehouse.
  • Must perform work in the following areas: Receiving, Staging, General Warehouse, Line Supply, Shipping, Mezzanine and Clean-Up.
  • Responsible for unloading, identifying, and counting all incoming components (Receiving).
  • Responsible for correctly ticketing and properly placing components in the warehouse location (General Warehouse).
  • Responsible for moving components from warehouse and/or shuttles, to the desired area (Staging)
  • Responsible for supplying all lines with the correct components and returning all unused components to the warehouse (Line Supplier and Mezzanine).
  • Responsible for moving palletized finished goods from the production area, receiving shipping information and properly loading goods on trailers (Shipping).
  • Must operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Perform other duties as directed by Supervisor.


  • Minimum of 2 years forklift experience
  • Must have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Must have good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must be able to successfully pass both written and driving tests
  • Self-organized, Self-motivated
  • Able to stand, sit, lift, bend, crouch, reach and climb consistently for up to 12 hours.
  • Must be able to work in accordance with Health and Safety and GMP regulations.
  • Must be able to work overtime where necessary.

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.

Thank you for your interest and consideration of a career with KIK!

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KIK is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and is committed to seeking diversity in its workforce by attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified candidates and employees without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, ethnic or national origin, marital or familial status, veteran status or any other status protected by law.


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