KIK Custom Products

  • Quality Control Chemist

    Job Location US-NY-Cortland
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/30/2018 7:16 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.


    Site Overview

    The KIK Cortland location is a large campus and houses 2 manufacturing facilities. KIK's two manufacturing facilities in Cortland, New York are FDA registered and specialize in producing personal care liquids for the consumer products industry. Cortland is located approximately 45 minutes outside of Syracuse, NY.


    Position Summary

    the QC Chemist performs analyses of raw materials, batches, and finished products following specified analytical methods and develops analytical procedures, troubleshoots, and validates laboratory methodologies and instrumentation.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Conducts routine analyses of raw materials, batches, and finished products following specified analytical methods.
    • Develops analytical procedures employing various laboratory methodologies and instrumentation.
    • Maintains accuracy and reliability of all laboratory instruments. Conduct instrument calibrations as required.
    • Troubleshoots instrumentation and methodologies when mechanical or procedural difficulties occur.            
    • Validates newly developed methods to meet CGLP requirements. 
    • Performs assigned procedures for processing laboratory reports, documentation, customer paperwork, and any other clerical laboratory functions as required.
    • Investigates customer complaints and internal technical services problems, reports findings, and recommends solution(s).
    • Able to perform analysis using HPLC, GC, FTIR, UV-Vis, AA, wet chemistry, and numerous other analytical methodologies/ techniques.
    • Maintains a working knowledge of all KIK and customer procedures, requirements, and CGMP’s/CGLP’s.


    • Bachelor's Degree
    • 2+ years experience in related area




    Thank you for your interest and consideration of a career with KIK!

    KIK is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. 

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