KIK Custom Products

  • General Manager - Toronto Plant

    Job Location CA-ON-Concord
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/31/2018 3:42 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-5684
    # Positions
    1
    Min. Years Exp.
    10
    Division
    KCB
    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.

     

    We are searching for a high performance individual with experience in a progressive packaging, filling, or consumer packaged goods manufacturing plant operations. The General Manager is responsible for the management of plant operations of a mid sized high speed manufacturing facility to ensure that all key plant objectives are met. This position requires hands on leadership, sense of urgency combined with technical experience in product quality assurance, knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices and experience in liquid product packaging standards.

     

    This position is directly responsible for oversight of day-to-day activities within the production and maintenance environment. Must possess the ability to be a strategic business partner with internal and external customers, suppliers, and peers throughout the organization. Excellent interpersonal skills are required and the ability to drive continuous improvement activities utilizing individuals from various levels and functions within the organization. Key competencies include the ability to inspire trust, create direction, drive organizational alignment, build organization vitality, execute with excellence and produce extraordinary results.

    Responsibilities

    • Manages plant operations from raw material deliveries through conversion and shipment to our customers, focusing on key financial, quality, safety and service metrics.
    • Manages capital projects and assists in facility and process improvement.
    • Formulates action plans to improve performance in Safety, quality, customer service, reliability, and waste management.
    • Ability to manage the operations of a 24hour/5 day 3 shift production facility.
    • Manages all aspects of personnel performance, staffing, training and discipline.
    • Encourages and promotes a plant culture of Continuous Improvement and Employee Involvement.
    • Ensures that proper levels of Health & Safety, Good Manufacturing Practices, housekeeping, and quality are maintained at all times.
    • Provides strategic direction for plant improvement priorities

    Qualifications

      • May or Preferred candidates will have BS or technical education or equivalent
      • 10+ year’s progressive relevant experience in leading manufacturing plant operations.
      • Working knowledge of liquid filling plant operations is required
      • Knowledge of industry best practices/Lean/ GMP
      • Strong Computer skills

     

    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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