KIK Custom Products

  • Production Manager

    Job Location US-GA-Conyers
    Posted Date 3 days ago(1/16/2019 1:04 PM)
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  • 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 – Pool Division
    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.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Leads all manufacturing activities at the designated Conyers Manufacturing focus factory.
    • Leads a team of Supervisors for our granular facilities to foster an environment committed to KIK's core values.
    • Develops and administers safety policies, procedures, and training that insure a safe work place for all full time, staffing, and contract employees.
    • Establishes production and quality control standards, develops and implements budget and cost controls.
    • Leads both implementation and accountability to Lean Management principles.
    • Builds systems to drive ideal behaviors in safety, quality, production planning, maintenance, shipping, quality, and inventory control.
    • Facilitates a learning environment to progress OEE and Downtime improvements.
    • Plans production activities and directs plant's leadership team to establish production priorities for products in keeping with effective operations and cost factors.
    • Coordinates activities with production planning, maintenance, shipping and quality control to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines and equipment.
    • Coordinates new technology or process implementation with Technology and Development department.
    • Develops and implements operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and improve product quality.
    • Directs revision of production of schedules and priorities as a result of equipment failure or operating problems.
    • Reviews monthly inventory levels on high-dollar raw materials.
    • Performs duties of plant leadership in their absences.
    • Responsible for budgeting process for all manufacturing areas.


    Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field is preferred

    Minimum of 7 years in manufacturing operations experience

    • Minimum of 3 years in Lean Management & Lean Tool Experience
    • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
    • Ability to use basic computer applications and an understanding of spreadsheets and databases
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
    • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of  the organization
    • Conducting daily department safety meetings
    • Conducting audits to ensure the production of a quality product
    • Coordinating with Production Planner to identify and ensure necessary daily production, reviewing production sheets and deciding which line/equipment to use in order to meet daily goals
    • Relaying necessary information to employees (i.e. Production schedule, work schedule, HR information).
    • Conducting audits to insure acceptable housekeeping levels are being maintained 

    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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