KIK Custom Products

  • Quality Control Lab Supervisor

    Job Location US-IL-Danville
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/3/2018 7:00 PM)
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  • Overview

    Site Overview
    Custom Division's Danville, IL contract manufacturing plant is located conveniently in Danville with 300,000 square feet of production space. The facility runs 24 hours at 5 days a week and is registered and compliant with the FDA, EPA, & cGMP. The facility is capable of manufacturing quality products in the following: steel or aluminum aerosol cans, bag on valve, and liquid filling for plastic, glass, or composite containers packaging services.  This plant contains 9 aerosol productions lines for pressurized products. It also has 3 liquid production lines.

    Position Overview
    We are searching for a Quality Control Supervisor to Supervise Quality Control Laboratories and ensure that QC Chemists, Lab Technicians, and Lab Administrators are in compliance with all policies and SOPs.  Serves as the main point of contact between all other KIK departments and the QC laboratory.  Ensures that there is adequate laboratory support for all production needs.

    Essential Job Functions

    Additional Capabilities include:

    • Works with the Quality Control Chemists, Lab Technicians, and Lab Administrators to ensure that the lab complies with all KIK policies, SOPs, cGMPs, and cGDPs. 
    • Responsible for the implementation and maintenance of laboratory training for the QC Chemists and QC Lab Technicians.
    • Provides Technical support to compounding, production, and customers during test runs, new product start ups, and daily production.
    • Reviews all raw material, batch, finished goods, and batching instructions and compares them to customer specifications during the change control process. 
    • Conducts Internal investigations and Out of Spec laboratory investigations.   
    • Ensures all laboratory equipment has been maintained properly and schedules any outside services necessary.
    • Communicate with production and scheduling departments to ensure that all necessary chemicals are released for batching. 
    • Oversees analytical testing and release of raw materials, in process and finished products, bulk and packaged samples according to established KIK and customer procedures and specifications.
    • Assists in customer audits and ensures laboratory compliance.


    • Bachelor's Degree (or higher) required in area of discipline
    • Analytical chemistry and technical writing and investigating reporting
    • Minimum of 3-5 years' experience in analytical chemistry, with at least 2 years supervisory experience - Strong leadership skills needed.
    • Cannot be color-blind.
    • FDA regulated environment experience required
    • Must have workable, hands-on knowledge of instrumentation equipment used in laboratory environment




    KIK is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

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