KIK Custom Products

  • Production Supervisor

    Job Location US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/5/2018 6:43 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-5297
    # of Openings
    1
    Division
    KCB
  • Overview

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    COMPANY 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 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 29 manufacturing facilities strategically located throughout North America.

    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.

     

    POSITION SUMMARY

    The Production Supervisor for Compounding is responsible for providing daily supervision and communication with the batching & processing teams to maximize productivity, minimize cost while maintaining quality.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Provide direction/communication to Batching and processing team regarding safety, quality control, Compliance, housekeeping and production in the processing areas.
    • Provide direction/communication to Batching and processing team for proper disposal of waste material handling and disposal in the processing areas.
    • Provide support and direction to site permitting.
    • Provide assistance in testing of samples for physical and chemical properties for adherence to Quality specifications including raw materials and finished products.
    • Provide assistance in the generating and shipping of samples for outside analytical testing.
    • Generate work orders or supply requests for the Batching and Processing areas.
    • Provide direction and communication to maintenance in the Batching and Processing areas
    • Assist in internal investigations, root cause analysis, projects, and corrective actions and Continuous Improvement as needed.
    • Direct involvement with improving operating efficiencies, reducing costs, identifying unfavorable trends and taking timely corrective action

    Qualifications

    • 5+ Experience with liquid batching and bleach processing/chemical systems and supervisor roles.
    • Experience with following detailed instructions
    • Advanced communication skills, both verbal and written, math skills in addition to advanced computer skills (Word/Excel).
    • Ability to work safely, carefully and follow strict guidelines.
    • Demonstrated Mechanical knowledge of liquid processes, tools and minor processing repairs.
    • Self-starter.

    Physical Requirements

    • Able to lift a minimum of 50lbs
    • Ability to climb stairs/ladders
    • Using hands and arms together to move various items
    • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time.
    • Ability to work in an Industrial Environment/smells etc.

     

     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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