KIK Custom Products

Senior Shift Leader

Job Location US-NY-Cortland
Posted Date 3 months ago(12/20/2017 2:43 PM)
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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 household and personal care, over-the-counter, and pool additives categories, we maintain close relationships with over 70 global CPG customers and virtually every relevant major North American retailer. 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 19 manufacturing facilities strategically located throughout North America and over $1 billion in sales; KCP (operating as KIK Custom Products) is one of North America's largest custom manufacturers of both National Brand and Retailer Brand consumer products. KCP's product lines include Laundry, Household Cleaners, OTC Medicated, Pharmaceutical and Health & Beauty Care, all supported by KCP's in-house technical expertise and value-added services.

KIK Consumer Brands – Hospitality Division

Our Hospitality business, operating as Marietta Hospitality, is a leading North American provider of guest amenities supplying several national and international hotel chains and resorts with single-use personal care products such as shampoos, conditioners, lotions, body wash and bar soap. Our Marietta Hospitality business also partners with leading brands to offer custom amenity programs to our hotel and resort customers.



Responsible for supervising 1 full 10-hour production shift including all production employees associated with that shift. 


Essential Job Functions

  • Directs the work team and supervises shift's production to meet published schedules including the management of line crewing and temporary workforce.
  • Maintains a consistently safe work environment and personally demonstrates his or her commitment to safety and compliance.
  • Achieves consistent quality and high efficiency levels by optimum utilization of equipment and manpower.
  • Ensures efficient coordination and processing of a high volume of work orders and develops and maintains a very close and effective working relationship with all other departments.
  • Holds employees accountable for maintaining an audit or inspection ready workplace at all times.
  • Responsible for supervising activities of production lines to achieve production rates that meet or exceed standards including the supervision of efficient changeovers.
  • Responsible for the training and performance management of team members to ensure that each line is staffed with qualified and motivated individuals.
  • Ensure the identification of product quality problems and implementation of corrective actions.
  • Evaluate and manage production counts, machine speeds, scrap and downtime to drive reliability to desired levels.
  • Ensures their team records and reports accurate production counts, machine speeds, scrap counts, line down time and other data called out in SOPs.
  • Enforces all GMP’s, Safety, Quality, and Environmental regulations and compliance as well as company policies and SOPs. (Includes promotion of Near Miss program and Quality program)
  • Ability to hold employees accountable and perform disciplinary actions when necessary.


The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.


Minimum two-year degree or significant experience required in area of discipline



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

KIK is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.


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