KIK Custom Products

Logistics Controller

US-FL-Auburndale
2 weeks ago(1/5/2018 12:52 PM)
Job ID
2017-4911
# of Openings
1
Division
KCB

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.

KIK Consumer Brands – Pool Division KIK’s Pool Additives Division (“Pool”) is a leading player in North America and key international markets with a broad brand and product portfolio spanning both the Mass and Specialty Retailer channels. We are well known for our Clorox® Pool&Spa™ products in the North American Mass channel, our BioGuard® brand in the North American, Australian and South Africa Specialty channel, and our Bayrol brand across Europe. Our multi-functional product formulations and innovative water testing innovations allow pool owners to safely and easily enjoy their backyard retreat.

KIK Consumer Brands – Automotive Division Our Automotive business is comprised of the Prestone® and Holts® businesses. We develop, manufacture and market antifreeze/coolant and other automotive functional fluids and car appearance products in North America and key international markets. Prestone® is the number one branded consumer choice for antifreeze/coolant in North America. Other brands in our Automotive Care business include Holts®, Redex® and Simoniz® (outside North America).

KIK Consumer Brands – Personal Care Division Our Personal Care business markets the Bullfrog®, Ocean Potion® and No-Ad® Sun and Skin Care brands, as well as private label. We develop, design and manufacture products from concept to store shelf in many different packaging formats supporting our strategic Personal Care initiatives.

KIK Consumer Brands – Hospitality Division Our Hospitality business, operating as Marietta Hospitality, is a leading North American provider of guest amenities supplying several national and international hotel chains and resorts with single-use personal care products such as shampoos, conditioners, lotions, body wash and bar soap. Our Marietta Hospitality business also partners with leading brands to offer custom amenity programs to our hotel and resort customers.

 

SUMMARY

Finance leader providing financial oversight of our centralized logistics and transportation department which services four business segments across North America with sales exceeding $2.5B. This is a high visibility role providing financial acumen, analysis, and exposure to our distribution network, influencing our operations. This position will report to the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis and be located out of our Auburndale, Florida plant.

Essential Job Functions

  • Work closely with department leader to streamline processes in order to achieve business objectives
  • Perform operational and financial analyses on supply chain, freight lanes, etc. and present findings and recommendation to decision makers
  • Implement / refine internal controls on supplier selection, billing processes, weight discrepancies, etc.
  • Create regular reports on operating metrics and costs and present to business leaders
  • Centralize and take ownership of freight / logistics budgeting and forecasting processes across divisions by working with cross-function business partners
  • Perform budget vs. actual variance analyses, freight analyses
  • Create process for managing inbound freight – support automation efforts and create controls, correct operational issues as necessary
  • Develop process metrics and implement data tracking tools with IS team to support process improvement
  • Provide guidance and direction for department to improve operational and financial performance

Qualifications

  • High performing CPA with 4 to 8 years of accounting and industry experience (exposure to logistics preferred but not required)
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Strong work ethic, leadership, interpersonal, analytical, and communication skills
  • Ability to excel in a fast paced environment
  • Strong computer proficiency including Microsoft Excel and systems knowledge and capabilities

 

 

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.

 

 

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