Chemical Operator- Frankfort, IN


Frankfort, IN, US, 46041

Remote or On-Site:  On-Site
Req ID #:  2661


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

Job Title: Chemical Operator
Location: Frankfort, IN
Shift: 1st Shift 7am-3pm 
Pay: $19/hr 

Job Overview: Our Production Operator is a key team member who helps manufacture our quality inks and pigment products. As a Production Operator, you will become an expert in multiple areas within the production team ranging from receiving and processing raw materials, to the operation of various equipment to assist with the manufacturing process, to the quality control of our products, to the customer shipments.


Job Duites: 

  • Monitor processes to ensure batches are produced within given parameters and customer specifications. 
  • Operate various computer-controlled process/support process equipment; monitor control systems to identify trends and recommend appropriate action.
  • Troubleshoot and investigate problem batches; using findings, recommend appropriate solutions to fix/prevent problem batches.
  • All Gather/Weigh and Canning functions.
  • Perform transfers and any other tasks assigned by supervisor.
  • Maintain an acceptable level of housekeeping throughout the production and laboratory areas.
  • Accurately use, follow, and record information on Make and Pack Tickets and Tote Sheets.
  • Willingness to help co-workers and promote a team environment.
  • Perform all duties in compliance with ISO 9001:2015 requirements including maintaining proper documentation in all work areas. 
  • Perform all duties in such manner as to comply with all company/departmental safety rules and procedures to maintain a safe work environment for all employees.
  • Ability to plan/prioritize work in a manner that ensures minimal disruption to operations and manufacture quality product that meets or exceeds standards. 

Minimum Requirements: 

  • 1-3 years’ experience in a production/manufacturing environment and/or QC Lab experience
  • Ability to read, write, do arithmetic to include formulations of percentages
  • Candidates must possess basic computer skills and sound verbal and written communication skills
  • Maintain and comply with all OSHA PIT (Power Industrial Truck) and Certification. 
  • High School Diploma or GED (Candidates without a HS diploma or GED equivalent who are otherwise qualified may be considered)
  • Comfortable working with hoists and/or forklifts.


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


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: Indianapolis