KIK Custom Products

Supply Chain Planner

CA-ON-Concord
1 month ago(12/15/2017 9:45 AM)
Job ID
2017-4891
# Positions
1
Min. Years Exp.
2
Division
KCB
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree

Overview

COMPANY: 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 dollar household and personal care (“HPC”), over-the-counter (“OTC”), pool additives and automotive aftermarket categories, we serve over 100 CPG companies and several major North American HPC and automotive aftermarket retailers, including many of the leading players in their respective categories. We have full-service capabilities covering end-to-end contract manufacturing, including project management, innovation and R&D, sourcing and procurement, blending and compounding, filling and packaging, supply chain and distribution, and quality control. Our manufacturing model is highly flexible and we consistently add value to our customers by leveraging our range of services and expertise.

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.

 

KIK Consumer Brands – Household Division Our Household Division (“Household”) is the #1 player in North American private label bleach, and supplies private label cleaning programs to prominent American retailers. Although Household started as a small bleach plant in Concord, Ontario, we have since expanded to a network of 8 plants strategically located across the United States to efficiently manufacture a variety of cleaners for both hard and soft surfaces. . In addition to its private label portfolio, Household manufactures and markets Greased Lighting® and The Works® branded products.

 

KIK Consumer Brands – Pool Division KIK’s Pool Additives Division (“Pool”) is a leading player in North America and key international markets with a broad brand and product portfolio spanning both the Mass and Specialty Retailer channels. We are well known for our Clorox® Pool&Spa™ products in the North American Mass channel, our BioGuard® brand in the North American, Australian and South Africa Specialty channel, and our Bayrol brand across Europe. Our multi-functional product formulations and innovative water testing innovations allow pool owners to safely and easily enjoy their backyard retreat.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL JOB FUCTIONS:

Manage planning and replenishment for various product groups including:

  • Manage planning parameter of ERP to make sure it reflects business needs
  • Life cycle management for the product groups managed: Launch, post launch and liability review
  • Deliver required service levels while managing inventory liabilities
  • Collaboration with suppliers on Forecasting and Planning process to drive reduction on lead time and excess inventories
  • Collaboration with sales team to drive forecast accuracy improvement while minimize shortage and excess inventories
  • Collaboration with plants on process improvement opportunities and trouble shooting.

Qualifications

EDUCATION:

Post-secondary education. Degree in Math, Engineering is considered an asset

** Recent graduates with outstanding academic records and excellent analytical skills are encouraged to apply.

 

QUAILIFICATIONS:

  • 2+ years’ experience in a forecasting or planning role, preferably in fast moving consumer goods industry.
  • 2+ years’ experience in product supply or replenishment.
  • Outstanding analytical skills. Ability to demonstrate a complete understanding of quantitative/qualitative analysis.
  • Strong business/common sense and critical thinking ability
  • Ability to challenge status quo and making recommendation for process improvement
  • Previous experience with ERP system
  • APICS designation would be considered an asset
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and written
  • Proficient in Microsoft office applications, advance Excel Skills is an asset

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.

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hank you for your interest and consideration of a position with KIK Custom Products.

 

KIK is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, age, religion, sex, or national origin.

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