Lab Manager - Inks


Atlanta, GA, US, 30318

Remote or On-Site:  On-Site
Req ID #:  2594


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

Lab Manager - Inks - Atlanta, GA


The Lab Manager  is responsible for oversight of ink technicians and admins in accurate processing of customer projects, including final quality review.  Manager ensures objectives are met through monitoring, coaching, and driving effective training built to develop all RCML personnel to meet customer requirements.  The supervisor will demonstrate high capacity for organization, communication, and leadership.



  • Oversees accurate processing of all requests from customers, customer technical service, and sales.
  • Ensures high-quality proofs are generated in line with customer request.
  • Administers projects submitted for workoff/dormant inventory reduction.
  • Previous leadership required
  • Supervises and determines priority processing of special projects/efforts requiring resources to assist technical labs, CTS, inplants, and manufacturing with product evaluation or substitutions.
  • Performs standard tests to ensure compliance to specifications, makes test runs on proofs press, and submits test results.
  • Complete and accurate reporting of all project activities daily through designated software.
  • Keep lab stocked with appropriate colorants, systems, vehicles, and substrates 
  • Calibration of all equipment according to frequency schedule and maintaining in EtQ Gauge Management.
  • Sets and keeps lab schedules for color matches and any amendments to original projects.
  • Responsible for ordering equipment and supplies.
  • Oversees the training and performance managment evaluation of laboratory personnel.
  • Adheres to all safety rules and regulations according to ISO/EHS.  


Education & Experience:

  • HS Diploma or GED or technical trade school education
  • 5 years ink industry technical/color experience
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with ability to prioritize
  • Strong Customer Service Skills 
  • Leadership


  • Inplant experience 


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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. Eligibility of benefit timing may vary.



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.

Employment agencies are an important component of our talent acquisition strategy, and we value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. We will not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies for any employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Sun Chemical or directly to hiring managers in any form without a signed contract on file, and search engagement for that position, will be deemed unsolicited in nature, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired as a result of the referral or through other means. Additionally, any resume submitted without a contract in place will be considered property of Sun Chemical and no fees will be paid to the agency if the candidate is hired.


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta