KIK Custom Products

  • Maintenance Supervisor Day Shift

    Job Location CA-ON-Concord
    Posted Date 1 week ago(4/13/2018 4:13 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Min. Years Exp.
    Required Education
    Bachelor's Degree
  • Overview

    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.


    The Maintenance Supervisor provides direction and leadership to the entire maintenance team to support a safe, responsible and cost effective operation. This position is responsible for leading, planning and executing all plant preventative maintenance department tasks, leading new installs, equipment modifications, and repairs on all plant equipment in an efficient and timely basis. This position offers growth opportunity.



    The ideal candidate will possess a minimum 5 years of experience in a plant maintenance leadership position while owning a fully functioning preventative maintenance program. Excellent leadership, communication, organizational, team development, and time management skills are required with a strong commitment to safety and environmental protection.


    • Proactively maintain a safe working environment focused on prevention and ensuring continued compliance with Occupational Health and Safety legislation.
    • Supporting all plant departments and overall building maintenance requirements through the supervision of both unionized and salaried maintenance employees over a three shift 24 hour operation.
    • Exercise a sense of urgency by being directly involved in optimizing Safety, Quality, and Production opportunities by demonstrating a hands on approach when needed.
    • Investigates and scope out Work Order requests.
    • Support in prioritizing, planning and scheduling work orders with Maintenance Planner.
    • Notify Scheduling of extended repairs / downtime.
    • Reviews Work Order backlog with Maintenance Manager.
    • Routinely advises the Maintenance Planner on planning related opportunities.
    • Shares responsibilities with the Maintenance Planner for collecting and maintaining all information resources needed to perform job planning without the delays associated with locating the needed information.
    • Develop and manage the annual maintenance plan addressing critical process opportunities.
    • Reviews safety considerations for the job, ensure that the equipment is locked-out before starting the job, and determines if HOT Work permits is required.
    • Accountable for the overall success of the Maintenance Planning function.
    • Receives planned work orders and reviews with Maintenance trades if needed and forwards to Maintenance Planner.
    • Responsible in assigning scheduled work to Maintenance trades.
    • Responsible in verifying and validating that work is completed per schedule.
    • Support in resolving major conflicts between Maintenance Scheduling and Production Scheduling
    • Shares responsibility with the Maintenance Planner in analyzing completed repair work and develop Preventive and Predictive Maintenance routines as required in eliminating a repeat failure.
    • Responsible for allocation of manpower resources to Preventive and Predictive Maintenance activities on Weekly and Daily Work Schedules
    • Ensure work order and PM documentation processes are in place and administered.
    • Responsible for all spare parts (critical or non-critical) stocking status.
    • Direct the organization of the plant stockroom to ensure accurate stock levels are maintained supporting plant preventative maintenance and work order requirements.
    • Support in the evaluation of investment in helping people achieve the goals vs. the actual level of performance attained.
    • Support in the evaluation of level of performance in relation to the understanding of expectations.
    • Support in the evaluation of level of performance in relation to the level of self-direction and responsibility.
    • Plan and coordinate plant shutdowns and major maintenance projects.
    • Manage maintenance expenditures for material and labor to conform to budget.


    • Licensed Millwright 433a or Electrician 442a with minimum 5 years supervisory experience within a manufacturing environment required.
    • Experience with liquid filling and Extrusion Blow Molding machines will be strongly considered.
    • Exceptional problem solving skills and the ability to make quick effective decisions.
    • Must thrive in a fast paced, hands on environment. May require heavy lifting (minimum 60Lbs)

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