KIK Custom Products

  • Key Account Manager- West

    Job Location US-CA
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    2018-5521
    # 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 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.

    SUMMARY:

    This position is within our Household division and is responsible for managing the overall strategic direction of our retail customer base in the western portion of the United States, including Costco, Safeway/Albertson’s, Winco, Supervalu and Smart & Final.

    Position located in Los Angles or the Seattle areas with responsibilities for the West. Up to 50% travel required.

    Essential Job Functions

    Essential Job Functions/ Principal Responsibilities:

    • Oversee the development of the strategic direction for assigned customers.
    • Continually develop the relationships with assigned customers and penetrate the retailer’s organization beyond the buyer level. Build a collaborative relationship.
    • Execute the day to day selling responsibilities of the customer.
    • Building annual plans with the customer while incorporating KIK’s objectives and goals.
    • Working with internal partners in finance, logistics and marketing to align objectives and manage business issues as they arise.

     

    Qualifications

    Qualifications (Requirements/ Skills):

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business
    • 5-7 Years of progressive sales experience
    • Experience with major customers for this area preferred
    • Private Brand item management a plus
    • In depth knowledge of multiple channels of trade: food, drug, mass, value stores and club
    • Experience working cross functionally in a corporate headquarter environment
    • Experience with the principles of category management and data-based selling.

      

    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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