KIK Custom Products

Team Leader

Job Location CA-ON-Etobicoke
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/25/2018 2:01 PM)
Job ID
# Positions
Min. Years Exp.
Required Education
College Diploma











With 13 manufacturing facilities strategically located throughout North America and over $1 billion in sales, KIK Custom Products (KCP) is one of North America's largest custom manufacturers of both National Brand and Retailer Brand consumer products. KCP's product lines include Household Cleaners, OTC Medicated, Pharmaceutical and Health & Beauty Care.

KIK's Custom Division produces leading National Brand products for Fortune 500 companies including Gillette, Johnson & Johnson, L'Oreal, Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Dial, Colgate-Palmolive, and SC Johnson.

Custom Division's Rexdale facility procures, blends, fills and packages a wide variety of liquid personal care products



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. We have 1 open position for Afternoons shift.

Primary Responsibilities Will 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.

A Career With KIK Offers:

  • Very competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package including pension
  • program, health - dental and vision coverage, life insurance and much more
  • Professional atmosphere, great working conditions, dynamic leadership
  • Autonomy, training, personal and professional development opportunities

Thank you for your interest and consideration of a career with KIK Custom Products.


***Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted

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