KIK Products QA Technician in Houston, Texas

Quality Assurance Technician



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

In this role you will be responsible for analytical and physical testing of products produced within the production facility, and the monitoring of critical quality systems, reporting and documentation, as well as other general laboratory duties

Primary Responsibilities

  • Review of production line parameters and performance for adherence to Company Standard Operating Procedures, Quality Guidelines and Facility Procedures

  • Testing samples for physical and chemical properties for adherence to Quality Specifications

  • Include Raw Materials and Finished Product

  • Generating and shipping samples for outside analytical testing

  • Maintenance of the Quality Retain Program

  • Responsible for laborator cleanliness and organization

  • Responsible for documentation of testing, holding product, internal investigations, and root cause analysis

  • Ordering lab supplies

  • Maintenance of Instrument Calibration Program

  • Other duties as assigned

  • 2-3+ years hand on experience with quality systems and checks.

  • Must have a minimun of a high school diploma with excellent mathematics and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to follow detailed instructions.

  • Must be flexible to work either 1st or 2nd shifts

  • Able to lift a minimum of 50lbs

  • Ability to climb stairs/ladders

  • Using hands and arms together to move various items

  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time.

  • Ability to work in an Industrial Environment

  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written, math skills in addition to advanced computer skills (Word/Excel).

  • Ability to work safely, carefully and follow strict guidelines.

  • Must pass pre-employment Drug Screen and Background check

  • Detailed orientated

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.

ID: 2017-4763

External Company Name: KIK Custom Products Inc.

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