KIK Custom Products

  • Maintenance Supervisor Day Shift

    Job Location CA-ON-Concord
    Posted Date 3 months ago(5/29/2018 9:06 AM)
    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 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 – Household Our Household Division (“Household”) is the #1 player in North American private label bleach, and supplies private label cleaning programs to prominent American retailers.

    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.


    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).



    The Maintenance Supervisor is within our Household Division and 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)


    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.


    Accommodation is available upon request.

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