KIK Custom Products

EHS (Health,Safety,Environment) Specialist

1 week ago(1/10/2018 3:11 PM)
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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.


In accordance with the KIK Core Values and associated HESS (Corporate Health, Environment, Safety & Sustainability) Department Policies, the HESS Specialist provides support to site HESS Management and/or site Plant Manager/General Manager to continually improve health, environmental, safety and sustainability performance.


Position will report to the Site HESS Manager or Regional HESS Manager. This is a single site based role; however, providing assistance to other KIK locations may be needed periodically.


Essential Job Functions

  • Provide technical assistance concerning site HESS issues – site subject matter expert.
  • Assist in the establishment and maintenance of HESS objectives and targets.
  • Coordinate the HESS training program, including new hire, contractor and required refresher training.
  • Complete routine audits and inspections.
  • Coordinate the site HESS Committee.
  • Coordinate site HESS communications.
  • Assist in managing incident and injury reporting, investigation and recordkeeping.

  • Coordinate the management of worker’s compensation claims.
  • Coordinate the site KIK Return to Work program.
  • Assist in the management of corrective and preventive actions to ensure timely follow-up and implementation.
  • Coordinate the site waste management program including sustainability initiatives.
  • Ensure the timely completion of all required safety, environmental and sustainability reporting to internal and external interested parties.
  • Maintain the site HESS recordkeeping program.
  • Coordinate site hazard assessments.
  • Coordinate site hazard communication program, including SDS management and required training.
  • Coordinate and help drive a site process safety management program.
  • Manage required environmental permits, reporting, monitoring and recordkeeping. Coordinate required environmental permits monitoring and testing.
  • Coordinate the facility leadership & employee safety programs.
  • Coordinate the site security programs.
  • Support site emergency response programs.
  • Support hazardous materials transportation compliance.
  • Support the site management of change process.



Technical degree in engineering, science, safety, industrial hygiene or similar discipline.

Equivalent experience will be considered.



2+ years of safety or environmental compliance experience in a manufacturing environment.

Basic knowledge and understanding of applicable federal, state and local environmental, health and safety regulations is required.

Experience in the chemicals or consumer products industry is a plus.

Experience with process safety management requirements is a plus.

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.


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