KIK Custom Products

  • Production Shift Supervisor

    Job Location US-LA-Westlake
    Posted Date 5 months ago(10/18/2018 6:43 PM)
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  • 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’s Pool Additives Division (“Pool”) is a leading player in North America and key international markets with a broad brand and product portfolio spanning both the Mass and Specialty Retailer channels. We are well known for our Clorox® Pool&Spa™ products in the North American Mass channel, our BioGuard® brand in the North American, Australian and South Africa Specialty channel, and our Bayrol brand across Europe. Our multi-functional product formulations and innovative water testing innovations allow pool owners to safely and easily enjoy their backyard retreat.


    We are currently searching for two (2) enthusiastic, talented individuals for the position of Production Shift Supervisor, in Westlake, LA. The Production Shift Supervisor will be responsible for the supervision of production employees in order to meet production schedules, safety, health, environmental, quality, and cost objectives. This position requires hands on leadership, combined with driving continuous improvement and the ability to inspire employee Involvement. We encourage self-motivated, reliable and organized individuals who are able to meet deadlines and deliver quality work to apply.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Supervise shift production operators to ensure scheduled workflow, and production objectives are met. 
    • Responsible for supervising activities of production to achieve production rates that meet or exceed standards, including communicating daily with Production Manager on job priorities/needs. 
    • Participates in improving operating efficiencies, reducing costs, training as needed, and performing timely corrective actions. 
    • Initiate work notifications in SAP, participate in Management of Change (MOC) and incident investigations as required. 
    • Ensures accurate records and production reports and counts, machine speeds, line down time and other data called out in SOPs. 
    • Supervises all aspects of personnel performance, staffing, training and discipline within the department. Ensures that duties, responsibilities, authority, and accountability of all direct subordinates are defined and understood. 
    • Provides reports to subordinates on interpretation of results and approves changes in direction of plans. 
    • Keeps production standards up to date. Track efficiencies and rework. Communicates this information to line teams. 
    • Ensures that proper levels of Health & Safety, Good Manufacturing Practices, housekeeping, and quality are maintained at all times.


    • 5 years related manufacturing experience with strong Technical knowledge of equipment. 
    • Demonstrated leadership ability to affect change, consistently drive results, and influence all levels of the organization. 
    • The ability to react with urgency to achieve objectives and deadlines despite obstacles and time pressures. 
    • Safety Driven Individual, with robust skills in communications and mentoring subordinates to influence change. 
    • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work cross-functionally with other departments. 
    • Accomplished in driving production schedules, and improving production efficiency. 
    • Skilled in Lean Manufacturing, team building, quality control and assurance. 
    • Proficient with computers and software; SAP, MS Office, etc



    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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