KIK Custom Products

  • Pricing Team Lead

    Job Location CA-ON-Concord
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/2/2018 12:03 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Min. Years Exp.
    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 29 manufacturing facilities strategically located throughout North America.

    KIK Consumer Brands – Automotive Division

    Our Automotive business is comprised of the Prestone® and Holts® businesses. We develop, manufacture and market antifreeze/coolant and other automotive functional fluids and car appearance products in North America and key international markets. Prestone® is the number one branded consumer choice for antifreeze/coolant in North America. Other brands in our Automotive Care business include Holts®, Redex® and Simoniz® (outside North America)


    • Tracking Proposal/Quote success rate and feedback using tools such as win/loss reporting, etc  
    • Liaising with finance to ensure the proper capture of costs and the appropriate interpretation of profitability
    • Develop tools and processes for automating and enhancing various Pricing department duties.
    • Create standard and ad hoc reports for pricing analysis
    • Be able to analyze and make recommendations based on the scenario results
    • Track the results of initiatives to determine their effectiveness.
    • Post product launch analysis, performance tracking and recommendations
    • Ongoing monitoring and maintenance of the new/existing products
    • Analyzing costing models with the objective of ensuring standard costs accurately reflect cost of production
    •  Analyzing variances (purchase price, revaluation) to assess accuracy of standard costs, inventory levels and to make recommendations for process improvement
    • Manage direct report


    • CPA Designation is required
    • 3-5 years experience
    • Mentoring or prior managment experience
    • University degree in Finance, Economics, Business or Engineering
    • Experience with financial modeling, demonstrated analytical and statistical problem solving skills
    • Advanced knowledge of spreadsheet analysis, through the use of Excel
    • Experience working with any ERP system (JDE & SAP knowledge an asset)
    • Working well under pressure and with tight deadlines while maintaining strong accuracy
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills; with demonstrated ability to make recommendations and implement changes
    • Experience manipulating data within large database systems
    • Experience in a manufacturing environment or in a previous Pricing role are assets 
    • Strong multitasking, planning, prioritizing, and executing skills
    • Candidate should be a self-starter to be able to help with processes

    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.



    Thank 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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