KIK Custom Products

Formulation Chemist

US-GA-Lawrenceville
1 week ago
Job ID
2017-4861
# of Openings
1
Division
KCB

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 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.

This position is located at our BioLab in Lawreceville, GA.

Essential Job Functions

Essecntial Job Functions:

  • Formulate a wide range of Household products as directed by Leadership utilizing technical expertise and creative insight. 
  • Develop new products by performing the necessary in-lab duties associated with new product development and testing.
  • Validate the performance of new and existing products and raw materials, using in-house performance testing protocols and third party performance testing facilitie
  • Perform the statistical analysis of data generated in product development laboratory and in the field.
  • Support Sales and Technical Services by managing and performing the testing and field trials required to document new product efficacy and claim substantiation.

Qualifications

Qualifications (Requirements/ Skills):

 

Education:

B.S. Chemistry / Biology or other hard science.

Advanced Degree preferred but not required

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience formulating Consumer Products.
  • Experience formulating in a highly regulated GLP environment such as EPA or FDA.
  • Demonstrated successes creating EPA/FDA registered formulations. Project responsible from ideation to commercialization.
  • Diligent maintenance of laboratory notebooks, data collection and working with spreadsheets.
  • Experienced at Data Interpretation, Design of Experiment and Project Presentation.
  • Experience supervising chemists and technicians who may, at times assist in the execution of bench and field operations.

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.

 

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