KIK Custom Products

  • Production Supervisor - Liquid Filling

    Job Location CA-ON-Concord
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/15/2018 1:33 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-5655
    # Positions
    1
    Min. Years Exp.
    5
    Division
    KCB
    Required Education
    College Diploma
  • 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.

    Responsibilities

    SUMMARY:

     

    As the Production Supervisor for the Liquid Packaging Department, you will be responsible for directing hourly labour, machinery operation, materials, equipment and quality control standards. Meeting and improving reliability standards are key aspects to the success of this role. Applicants that have a mechanical talent for liquid filling equipment and processes are a great match for this position.

     

    PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Coordinates, directs, and instructs daily manufacturing activities in order to meet production schedules and standards
    • Identifying, reporting, troubleshooting, documenting, and resolving or ensuring resolution on packaging line equipment issues and process issues
    • Investigating all manufacturing problems while making recommendations for resolutions of inefficient practices or non conforming products. (Corrective action reports)
    • Train employees on standard operation procedures and monitor/hold workers accountable for performance inadequacies through documented reports (ICS)
    • Delivering discipline in accordance with HR standards and direction where necessary
    • Develop current and new workforce members among all aspects of the liquid packaging operation to continually increase skill and ability of workforce.
    • Preparing production reports and labour reports, ensuring accuracy
    • Collaborate with all relative team members to ensure smooth operations from start to finish, ensuring all production materials are present for your shift, as well as ensuring materials are on site for the next shift.
    • Reviews production requirements and assigns duties accordingly
    • Proactively maintains a safe working environment focused on prevention and ensuring continued compliance with Occupational Health and Safety legislation.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum 5 years manufacturing supervisory experience in a liquid packaging environment (examples: Dairy, Beverage, Chemical, household cleaning products industry)
    • Education and hands on experience related to chlorine or ammonia chemicals; or a licensed trade accreditation preferable
    • Proven leadership skills in a diverse working environment an asset
    • High level of passion for production and flexibility an asset
    • Proficient knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Outlook, Word)
    • Experience in a unionized environment an asset but not necessary
    • Forklift license or experience an asset

    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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