KIK Custom Products

  • Project Engineer

    Job Location US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/24/2018 12:58 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-5606
    # 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.

     

    Position Summary:

    Project engineer will report to the site Operations Manager and will oversee technical staff/contractors on engineering projects at the site, ensuring that those projects are completed on schedule, within budget and within project specifications. They will be also responsible for all site permitting and those cycles with the City of Houston.  Finally they will lead effective communication among the various divisions or staffs involved in projects at the site, as well as ensure resource allocation is effective, efficient and sufficient to complete the project.  Projects expected to oversee are on average $100K.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Develops project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans; conferring with management
    • Determines project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements; assigning personnel to phases and elements; reviewing bids from contractors.
    • Determines project specifications by studying product design, customer requirements, and performance standards; completing technical studies; preparing cost estimates.
    • Determines project schedule by studying project plan and specifications; calculating time requirements; sequencing project elements.
    • Maintains project schedule by monitoring project progress; coordinating activities; resolving problems.
    • Controls project plan by reviewing design, specifications, and plan and schedule changes; recommending actions
    • Controls project costs by approving expenditures; administering contractor contracts.
    • Maintains safe and clean working environment by enforcing procedures, rules, and regulations.
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree or years of experience in a similar or related position
    • Project Management / Planning experience
    • Excellent project management skills desired
    • Process Improvement
    • Technical Understanding
    • Excellent Computer skills

     

    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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