KIK Custom Products

  • Purchasing Analyst

    Job Location CA-ON-Concord
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/6/2018 6:23 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Min. Years Exp.
    Required Education
    College Diploma
  • 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.



    • Analyze spend and identify margin enhancement opportunities
    • Request quotes from vendors, evaluate price, and set up new items in the system
    • Evaluate supplier quotations and develop negotiation strategies focused on improving our competitive position in the market place.
    • Monthly price Impacts: Compare new price to current price and analyze increase/decrease in annual spend
    • Generate Purchase Order History reports and analyze monthly and annual spend
    • Resolve invoices and purchase orders price discrepancies
    • Generate annual forecasts report and analyzing future annual spend
    • Generate specs report for all current items and evaluate savings opportunities
    • Compare different vendors’ pricing and advise on best vendor


    • A minimum of 2 years practical procurement experience with a University Degree is required.
    • Experience with SAP and JDEdwards, E1 is an asset.
    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with a customer service focus.
    • The ability to maintain confidentiality and interact professionally with diplomacy and tact is a must.
    • Well-developed negotiation skills and experience are required.A strong sense of urgency and time management skills with excellent initiative and follow-up capabilities are mandatory in this role.


      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 is available upon request.

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