KIK Custom Products

  • Warehouse Supervisor

    Job Location CA-ON-Concord
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/15/2018 12:43 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Min. Years Exp.
    Required Education
    College Diploma
  • Overview

    Position Title:                         Warehouse Supervisor                          

    Date:                                        Friday April 13th, 2018

    Position Reports To:                Production Manager

    Location:                                  Vaughan, ON




    This position will be expected to direct and control the activities of 2 warehouses to ensure the efficiency and smooth operation of facilities for storing and distributing raw materials and finished goods inventories. This role will also step in as a backup production planner as needed to ensure the prompt delivery and accurate quantity of materials produced and ordered.


    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. 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.


    Prestone® Products Corp: North American Manufacturer of Antifreeze / Coolants, Brake and Power Steering Fluid, Windshield Wash Solutions, Cooling System Treatments, and many other Performance Chemicals based out of Lake Forest, IL. Our proprietary portfolio of underhood innovations spans multiple distribution channels inclusive of Mass & Auto Retail, Traditional WD, OEM/S, and the Heavy Duty Aftermarket. Prestone® is the #1 consumer brand of engine protection that has constantly improved vehicle life since 1927 and is in search of dynamic people who will thrive in a growth oriented environment both personally and professionally.


    • Provides supervisory direction for the warehouse personnel including personnel performance, staffing, training, and discipline within the department.
    • Coordinates all interplant shipments.
    • Oversees and ensures accurate inventories in order to meet customer demands
    • Ensure all warehouse related information are entered into all relevant systems (MRP, WMS).
    • Meet key customer service level measurements and data including on time shipment criteria, efficient loading times, accurate customer profiles, carrier performance issues
    • Maintains knowledge of and compliance with applicable government regulations (EPA, Labour standards, Ontario safety standards)
    • Implements and trains proper safety & shipping procedures and guidelines.      
    • Ensures compliance of plant GMPs, safety and all other published policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
    • Ensures all effective procedures are being adhered to in order to reduce and monitor material usage for all manufacturing orders.
    • Conduct and monitor cycle count inventories: review daily cycle counts by counting all locations while maintaining relevant documentation including physical adjustments.
    • Ensure month-end balances are accurate and decipher cut-off levels and timing.
    • Monitor and document scrap levels and obsolete materials
    • Manage trailer inventory; product to be held on trailers, product needing to be off-loaded for upcoming weekly production
    • Day-to-day co-ordination of materials to support manufacturing needs
    • Planning, ordering, monitoring inventory of raw components --- Chlorine, Caustic, Resin, corrugate, and PET bottles.
    • Create PO's, and oversee internal usages with both manufacturing departments.
    • Experience with C.N. and the ordering/movement of railcars.
    • Utilize warehouse management system to monitor and organize rework process, HOLD/QA process, mis-tags, data integrity, and product recalls.
    • Any other duties as assigned


    • Must be proficient in MS Office applications, including Excel, Word and Outlook.
    • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • JD Edwards or other ERP applications that are equivalent.
    • EPA Border legislation experience
    • College degree or higher preferred.
    • APICS certification a definite asse
    • Production scheduling/planning experience
    • Maximum 3 -5 years warehouse experience required, preferably in manufacturing environment.


    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, religion, sex, or national origin.

    Accommodation available upon request.

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