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Sun Chemical Combo Production Operator- St. Charles, IL in St. Charles, Illinois

Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC Group, is a leading producer of packaging and graphic solutions, color and display technologies, functional products, electronic materials, and products for the automotive and healthcare industries. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical is continuously working to promote and develop sustainable solutions to exceed customer expectations and better the world around us. With combined annual sales of more than $8.5 billion and 22,000+ employees worldwide, the DIC Group companies support a diverse collection of global customers.

Sun Chemical Corporation is a subsidiary of Sun Chemical Group Coöperatief U.A., the Netherlands, and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, U.S.A. For more information, please visit our website at or connect with us on LinkedIn or Twitter.

Title: Combo Production Operator

Location: St. Charles, IL

Pay: Starting at $20 up to $24/hr based on experience

Shift: 2nd Shift, 2pm-10:30pm; Must work 40 hrs. weekly and overtime

Retention Bonus: You will be eligible for 3 separate retention bonuses over the next 15 months. Your supervisor will explain the program to you on your first day of employment

Overview: In this role your primary responsibility is to produce high quality Inks for our customers. There are many machines used in the production process. You will be responsible for learning all of the processes and equipment. Your key role will be to use our PLC driven Human Machine Interface (HMI) equipment to produce high quality ink via batch tickets. The key to your success will be to produce the best quality product, on-time and practicing safety as a top priority.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Review the batch tickets – Read, understand and follow

  • Gather and weigh ingredients (Scale operation)

  • Combine ingredients in a designated sequence

  • Provide samples to the Quality Control lab

  • Pack the product into designated containers and label containers

  • Clean equipment and plant and dispose the waste

  • Wash the tubs after each use

  • Operate a sit down/stand-up forklift

  • Operate equipment with an inserting system

  • Responsible for stock rotation and minimizing partial containers

  • Operate and trouble shoot mixing equipment

  • Train other employees

  • Responsible for ingredient traceability

  • Use SAP inventory look-u

  • SAP CORK duties and SAP Cycle count duties

  • Conduct preliminary quality checks

  • Wear appropriate PPE at all times and maintain a clean work area

  • Report near miss incidents and improvement opportunities

  • Participate on plant teams

  • Participate actively in all plant safety initiatives, programs and training sessions

  • ISO - Follow all standard operating procedures with respect to performance of position duties and stays updated on all applicable procedures

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k)+match and life insurance.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Knowledge of MS Office

  • Experience with quality control and safety procedures

  • Capable of repeatedly lifting 55 lbs. and standing for long periods of time

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ yrs of experience in a production/manufacturing environment

  • Experience with mixing, measuring and/or weighing

Pay: Starting at $20 up to $24/hr based on experience

Shifts: Monday- Friday, 2nd shift, 2pm- 10:30pm

Drug screen and background check are mandatory if you are offered this position.

It is Sun’s policy that applicants for employment are recruited, selected, and hired on the basis of individual merit and ability with respect to the position being filled. Sun prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identify, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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Job Posting Title: Combo Production Operator- St. Charles, IL

Job ID: 2023-7468

External ID: 107190

Street: 2445 Production Drive