KIK Custom Products

  • Pricing Manager

    Job Location US-IL-Rosemont
    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/17/2018 11:25 PM)
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    About KIK

    We are 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 multi-billion 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.


    KIK Custom Manufacturing (“KCM”), a segment of KIK, is a leading contract manufacturer of HPC products in North America, serving over 100 CPG companies, including many of the leading players. Our multi-product manufacturing and packaging capabilities include an extensive portfolio of aerosol, liquid, gel and cream products, among others. We also offer OTC product manufacturing capabilities from our FDA-approved sites. Our record of product safety, focus on customer service and speed-to-market capabilities makes us a valuable supply chain partner for some of the world’s leading brands.


    Position Summary

    The Pricing Manager for our Guest Amenities Division is responsible for ensuring the pricing of goods and services stay competitive in the market. Leading in the development and execution of KIK’s pricing infrastructure to optimize product profitability, new business opportunity, client retention and competitiveness in the market.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Manages pricing analysis to ensure the pricing of good and services stays competitive in the market
    • Manages pricing analysis to support promotions and new product releases
    • Leads market research and competitive intelligence gathering
    • Provides recommendations regarding pricing policies to his/ her manager
    • Performs analysis on customer price sensitivity and elasticity
    • Provides insight and innovation to transactions to maintain competitive advantage
    • Works collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders on finance, legal and risk disciplines
    • Gather, analyze, and assess competitive pricing intelligence to help make pricing and product positioning decisions
    • Other projects and responsibilities as assigned by manager
    • Ability to handle ongoing ad hoc analysis on each account. Mainly during contract negotiations or special RFQs discussions.
    • Works directly with Director of Pricing towards continuous enhancement projects and stream lining of the pricing team’s daily activities and functions.


    • University degree (or higher) required in area of discipline.
    • 5-7 Years’ experience in Accounting, Finance or Pricing functions
    • Managing cross functional relationships (Plants, commercial, purchasing, finance, etc.)
    • Manufacturing experience
    • JD Edwards a plus, Excel a must
    • Ability to adapt to a fast paced continually changing business and work environment while managing multiple priorities.
    • Some travel required..


    Thank you for your interest in a career with KIK Custom Products!




    KIK is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer


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