KIK Custom Products

Sr. IT Security Administrator

1 month ago
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KIK Corporate
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree





As one of North America’s largest independent manufacturers of consumer packaged goods ("CPG"), KIK helps a large portfolio of brands and retailers bring their products to life. With leading positions in the multibillion household and personal care, over-the-counter, and pool additives categories, we maintain close relationships with over 70 global CPG customers and virtually every relevant major North American retailer.

KIK has over 5,000 employees and operates 19 manufacturing facilities strategically located throughout North America and over $1 billion in sales; KCP (operating as KIK Custom Products) is one of North America's largest custom manufacturers of both National Brand and Retailer Brand consumer products. KCP's product lines include Laundry, Household Cleaners, OTC Medicated, Pharmaceutical and Health & Beauty Care, all supported by KCP's in-house technical expertise and value-added services.


The IT Security Manager is responsible for delivering the IT and compliance programs required to protect the organization’s computers, networks, and data against threats, such as security breaches, computer viruses or attacks by cyber-criminals. This role drives policy development and adherence by collaborating with IT, Systems, Digital Marketing, HR, Internal Audit, and other business functions to ensure the organization utilizes best practices when it comes to information security. KIK Custom Products is a global organization, the majority of its facilities are located within the United States, with the remaining sites spread over Canada, Europe, and Asia.


  • Develop or update security policies, standards, and guidance documents, including but not limited to Security Incident Response Plan, Vulnerability Management Plan, Information Security Policy, and other Security Checklists
  • Plan, develop and implement security best practices that support the organization and the Technology and Network operational teams, to enable adherence and alignment with corporate security policies
  • Proactively monitor and manage for activity and variances, to deliver Vulnerability Management, Incident Response, and Security Operations oversight
  • Facilitate and support a Security (Table Top) Committee framework, which will oversee the organization’s response in the event of any IT related issues or incidents
  • Plan for and deliver periodic and ad-hoc, internal and external, security vulnerability assessments
  • Remediate audit deficiencies (using ITIL internal change management process or other industry recognized best practices) to effectively address identified security vulnerabilities, measure effectiveness of remediation activities and regularly report progress to senior management
  • Develop and manage an organization-wide ongoing security awareness program, including delivering training and awareness programs as appropriate
  • Consult with and support the organization on any IT security related requirements, undertaking research and acting as a Subject Matter Expert on IT Security best practices




  • University degree in related field
  • Experience defining, planning and implementing security best practices in a business-driven model, including experience facilitating a “Security Table-Top” framework (a business-led response framework)
  • 5-8 years in progressive roles within IT security with specific experience in vulnerability management, incident response and security operations oversight
  • Experience facilitating global security monitoring and response, with practical experience developing and managing an active cyber-protection program
  • Experience leading security vulnerability assessments
  • Experience managing a structured process to remediate audit deficiencies, including measuring effectiveness of remediation activities and regularly reporting progress to mid and senior level management within IT and audit functions
  • Ensure systems and related processes comply with outside parties and agencies (e.g. FDA, EPA, DOT, Homeland Security, etc.). In partnership with the business, ensure systems and processes are SOX compliant.
  • Practical experience researching, creating and updating security policies, standards and guidance documents
  • Experience in manufacturing environment


  • Strong grasp of the spoken English language
  • Strong writing skills, and presentation skills




  • ITIL certification or qualification is MANDATORY
  • Certified Information Security Manager  (CISM) OR
  • Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) OR
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is MANDATORY


KIK is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

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