KIK Custom Products

  • Plant Manager

    Job Location US-TX-Ft. Worth
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/29/2018 12:44 PM)
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    Company Information

    CBI is now a part of KIK Custom Products' KCM Division Prestige Beauty business unit. The Prestige Beauty unit is a manufacturer for leading prestige brands, with broad capabilities and ability to offer full turnkey services. We have developed award-winning innovations for prestige salon and skin care customers.  Since 1982, CBI has been an industry leader in the development, manufacturing, and packaging of superior quality skincare formulations. Today, CBI is growing rapidly while supporting thousands of businesses with contract manufacturing and private label of professional quality cosmetic and OTC products. 


    General Summary

    This position is responsible for all plant operations of a high volume consumer products manufacturing plant.  Ideal candidate is an innovative site leader with experience managing production operations of a mid-size batch processing / FDA regulated contract manufacturing plant. Our Plant Managers are expected to develop initiatives to drive performance, maintain quality and safety standards to maximize production capabilities and most importantly to achieve customer satisfaction while attaining operating cost and goals. The accountabilities also include annual budget preparation and monthly profit/loss variances. The Plant Manager is a key member of the Site Leadership Team.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Manages plant operations from raw material deliveries through conversion and shipment to our customers, focusing on key financial, quality, safety and service metrics.
    • Manages capital projects and assists in facility and process improvement.
    • Formulates action plans to improve performance in quality, customer service, reliability, safety and waste management.
    • Manages all aspects of personnel performance, staffing, training and discipline.
    • Encourages and promotes a plant culture of Continuous Improvement and Employee Involvement.
    • Ensures that proper levels of Health & Safety, Good Manufacturing Practices, housekeeping, and quality are maintained at all times.
    • Provides strategic direction for plant improvement priorities.
    • Prepares annual capital and operating expense budgets for the plant.
    • Lead by example, build trust and ensure team collaboration, demonstrate commitment to excellence, and drive results in operating efficiency, on time delivery, and quality while maintaining the highest levels of responsiveness to our customers to ensure satisfaction.
    • Prime contact for customer quote process
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Minimum Education Requirements

    • Bachelor degree (or higher) required in area of discipline.

    Experience Requirements

    • Minimum 8 to 10 years of progressive manufacturing operations leadership.
    • Contract Manufacturing a plus
    • Must have plant leadership experienc in FDA, cGMP manufacturing envrionment
    • Batch processing and experience in Personal Care/OTC a significant asset.
    • Lean, Process Improvement, 5S, Six Sigma
    • Change management and influencing skills
    • Strengths in staff development and mentoring of next level leaders
    • Strong business acumen with strength in maintaining and developing customer relationships
    • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization

    Thank you for your interest in a career with KIK Custom Products' CBI Laboratories




    KIK is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

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