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Product Development Coordinator
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Administrative
Years Experience: 1-2 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: February 19, 2019
Job Location:

Mississauga, ON
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Job Description

Kruger Products L.P.is most well known as the leading manufacturer and distributor of Canada’s leading Tissue Brands (including Cashmere®, Purex®, Scotties®’, SpongeTowels®, White Swan®, and Embassy®) for both the consumer and away from home markets, but we’re quickly becoming known as one of Canada’s best places to work as well.

We are leaders in our communities, leaders in sustainability, and leaders in connecting with our consumers. Our headquarters is in Mississauga, ON, but we proudly have nearly 2500 employees spread across seven manufacturing plants in Quebec, British Columbia, Ontario, and Tennessee. Our publically-traded entity, KP Tissue Inc., is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol KPT. We recently acquired Metro Paper Industries to continue to build on our leadership position in the industry.

Our majority shareholder, Kruger Inc., is a Canadian-based manufacturing company in a variety of other industry sectors including renewable energy, publication papers, forest products, paperboard and packaging, wines and spirits, and recycling.

We know our people are our greatest competitive advantage, and we strive to help them grow, succeed, innovate, and make our company even better each and every day.

Better yet, we are now looking for qualified candidates to join our growing team!

WHAT YOU WILL DO

Support the administrative functions within the product development group and associated systems to enhance efficiency and reporting within the group. The Product Development Coordinator will report directly to the Corporate Director of Product Development.

  • Administer AIM system (in-house workflow process) and ensure that any system issues are resolved in a timely manner for effective functioning of the system 24 hrs 7 days/week used by everyone in the company.
  • Provide administrative support to AIM process which includes scheduling gate meetings and ensuring all documents are distributed to gatekeepers in a timely manner.
  • Provide support for continuous improvement and error-free functioning of the AIM system and chemical management system.
  • Develop training manuals and provide training for users of the AIM system.
  • Develop reports to capture product development KPIs.
  • Manage simple projects within the PD group.
  • Conduct periodic audits to maintain the accuracy of databases within the PD group.

WHAT WILL YOU BRING

  • University degree
  • Knowledge of systems and databases
  • Advanced knowledge in Excel and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work under pressure and be able to manage several tasks concurrently
  • Be able to adapt quickly and respond to urgent business priorities
  • Project management
  • Detailed analytical and critical thinking skills with attention to details
  • Efficient time management
  • Ability to interact well with others
  • Effective and efficient communication skills

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU

  • Great People:You will gain experience as part of the Kruger Products team
  • Great Company:Kruger Products has been named one of GTA’s Top Employers for the past seven consecutive years as well, named Forbes 2018 Canada's Best Employers.
  • Great Opportunity:Develop and advance your career.

Kruger Productsis an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under KPLP’s Accessibility Policy and Multi-Year Accessibility Plan - 1.04.33. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Kruger Products but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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