KIK Products Project Coordinator - Information Systems in Woodbridge, Ontario
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 – Household Division
Our Household Division (“Household”) is the #1 player in North American private label bleach, and supplies private label cleaning programs to prominent American retailers. Although Household started as a small bleach plant in Concord, Ontario, we have since expanded to a network of 8 plants strategically located across the United States to efficiently manufacture a variety of cleaners for both hard and soft surfaces. . In addition to its private label portfolio, Household manufactures and markets Greased Lighting® and The Works® branded products.
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.
The Project Coordinator - Information Systems position is part of the KCB Division Information Systems team. In this new role, the incumbent will be responsible for managing IS project timelines, adherence to dates and maintaining, developing and reporting on KPI’s to continually improve the performance of Information System Project delivery.
This role is based in Vaughan, ON but will have interaction will locations outside of Canada including US, Mexico and Europe.
Manage the intake of new IS Project requests
Ensure resource availability and allocation and track and manage task completion versus committed dates
Provide business stakeholders with clear communication
Contribute to the continued development and improvement of the IS project management process
Hold regularly scheduled meetings with business stakeholders and system team members to review status of project deliverables, update work plans and provide feedback on project status and issues.
Provide regular executive summary reporting including status of active projects and KPI’s
Forge relationships with the business. Communicate well and clearly, taking the time to understand feedback and incorporate into plans, recommendations and requirements
Demonstrate leadership, flexibility and initiative and the ability to influence timely task completion
Bachelor's Degree in Information Management, Computer Science, Engineering or other business-related field.
Experience managing projects involving multiple resources and tasks
Highly organized and task oriented
Ability to work on multiple initiatives and projects concurrently
Ability to understand business needs and convert into clear project outlines
Strong analytical and conceptual skills
Strong oral and written communication skills, including technical writing and developing business presentations
Ability to solve problems
Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated competency in project planning and delivery
Ability to thrive in a somewhat unstructured environment that demands a consultative approach and solutions that span multiple inputs and competing requirements
Proficient with Microsoft applications with a strong understanding of Microsoft Excel and Power Point
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, religion, sex, or national origin.
Accommodation available upon request.