KIK Custom Products

  • Team Leader

    Job Location CA-ON-Etobicoke
    Posted Date 8 months ago(4/13/2018 11:14 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Min. Years Exp.
    Required Education
    College Diploma
  • Overview

    Company Overview

    KIK Custom Products is the manufacturing partner to some of the world's largest retailers and brand owners. Nearly 60% of our products are personal care with the remainder made up of home care and over-the-counter categories. KIK's expansive network of 22 aerosol lines, 35 liquid/bottle lines, 2 fine fragrance lines and 15 tube lines can handle product runs in a wide variety of sizes and shapes. Our product capabilities: Personal Care, Aerosol Fragrance Salon and Spa Medicated and Over-the-Counter (OTC), Home Care, and Pharmaceutical.


    Site Overview

    KCM Division's Rexdale, Ontario location provides a wide range of contract manufacturing services for companies looking to outsource various products such as pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and other care items. The Rexdale facility runs 24 hours at 5 days a week and is registered and compliant with the FDA, EPA, & cGMP. Custom Division's Rexdale facility procures, blends, fills and packages a wide variety of liquid personal care products.


    Position Summary

    We are searching for a TEAM LEADER to join our Production Team at KIK Rexdale.  The Team Leader is responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of the assigned production line.


    Primary Responsibilities Include:

    • Maintain a clean and safe production line or work area at all times. Comply with and enforce plant Safety Standards, Good Manufacturing Practices, Standard Operating Procedures, and all other plant policies.
    • Ensure the assigned production line is ready for production before start-up. Ensure the line has a valid torque meter, scale, and work order. Make sure that the necessary packaging materials are on line and verify accuracy of both counts and material identification against the Work Order.
    • Ensure that all required quality checks are performed on a timely basis. This includes the proper completion of SPC sheets for fill weights and torque's, finished goods quality check sheets, stacker sheet, and all required documentation. Ensure that product and shipper codes are correct.
    • React to any quality problems in an appropriate manner. Ensure that process adjustments are made and recorded on a timely basis. Stop production if necessary. Quality is always the number one priority. Inform the Process Auditor and/or Production Supervisor as necessary.
    • Obtain bulk license plate and attach to job order before starting any new batch of product. Ensure that unreleased product is never filled.
    • Be responsible for the proper opening & closing of all jobs upon completion. This includes proper line clearance and ensuring all packaging material returns are identified with the proper part number and an accurate count.
    • Ensure that finished product counts, labour & line hours, material scrap is entered into the computer system properly, (JDE & DSI). Issue bulk license plate (s) to work order and create finish goods license plates correctly.
    • Ensure that all required product samples and/or retains are taken, properly put away, and recorded. Maintain retain area in a tidy manner.
    • Develop and support good communications and a spirit of Continuous Improvement on the production line.
    • Be responsible for the orientation and training of all new employees (Packers) on the line, to quick orientation for each and every new temporary worker which may be assigned to your line.
    • Must be able to train new Team Leaders (Class "D")
    • Monitor individual performance and give constructive feedback as required. Perform or assist in the completion of annual performance reviews of regular team members.
    • Is able to perform additional computer transactions / inputs. (example: performs some issuing or de-issuing of materials, review usage)
    • Must know how to access Standard Operating Procedures.


    Ideal Candidate Requirements:

    • Able to visually concentrate and listen intensely for extended periods of time.
    • Able to stand, sit, lift, bend, crouch, and reach consistently for eight hours.
    • Able to grasp and manipulate a variety of packaging components (ie. sprayers, bottles, caps)
    • Able to read, write and speak English.
    • Must pass a Math and English aptitude test.
    • Must be able to work overtime where necessary.
    • Computer knowledge an asset.


    Benefits Overview

    KIK offers you and your family comprehensive benefits that protect you financially and also encourage and reward you for healthy behaviors and smart health-care decisions. You'll choose the benefits that best meet your needs from options such as 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 career with KIK Custom Products.


    KIK is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

    ***Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted

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