KIK Custom Products

  • Supply Chain Planner

    Job Location CA-ON-Concord
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-5549
    # Positions
    1
    Min. Years Exp.
    3
    Division
    KCB
    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 – 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.

     

    POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Sr. Supply Chain Manager, the Supply Chain Planner is responsible for various activities related to Supply Chain planning to ensure a smooth and timely flow of raw materials to support production.

    Responsibilities

    • Partner and support cross-functional teams (PMO, Procurement, Vendors, 3PL, Sales, Manufacturing and Finance) to ensure the company meets performance targets
    • Ensure customer demand is satisfied while preventing production schedule changes dues to raw materials shortages
    • Partner with KIK plants, suppliers and procurement to maintain adequate stock levels of raw materials at plants in time to meet production requirements.
    • Manage projects to change production lines (i.e. discontinuation, product changes or new product introductions)
    • Manage raw material inventory levels
    • Own the allocation process should supply/service issues occur
    • Primary owner of planning and inventory control master data parameters
    • Perform forecasting and data analysis on existing and incoming inventory, and predict stock-out dates
    • Identify process improvements opportunities and recommend solutions
    • Responsible for ad-hoc analysis
    • All other duties as assigned

     

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, Operations/Manufacturing or related discipline
    • 3-5 years of related Supply Chain experience.
    • Ability to analyze and solve problems, results oriented.
    • Excellent relationship building and communication skills.
    • Organized and detail oriented, adaptable to change.
    • Excellent computer skills (MS Office)
    • Knowledge of ERP Systems (JD Edwards experience is an asset)
    • APICS/CPIM certification or working towards.

     

    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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