Maintenance Mechanic


Frankfort, IN, US, 46041

Remote or On-Site:  On-Site
Req ID #:  2853


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: Maintenance Mechanic

Location: Frankfort, IN


Position Summary/Objective:

Will perform a variety of preventative, routine, and emergency tasks for the upkeep and sustaining of plant machinery and infrastructure used to produce heatset ink.  Support production facility that runs 5 days a week to meet customer demand.


Essential Job Functions: 

  • Electrical
  • Welding
  • Boiler maintenance
  • Repair, calibrate, and preventative maintenance on a wide variety of hydraulic, electronic, and pneumatic equipment. 
  • Install, replace, or change machine parts and attachments, according to specifications.
  • Examine and troubleshoot equipment, instrumentation, systems, and processes to identify bottlenecks and determine causes of poor process and/or equipment and instrumentation performance.
  • Perform maintenance work orders, to include work order initiation, requisitioning, history, and closure.
  • Extract pertinent information from equipment files, understand and follow P&ID’s, mechanical equipment, and electrical, instrument loop, drawings, and diagrams.
  • Comply with all OSHA required activities for PIT (Power Industrial Truck) and certification.
  • Comply with all company/department safety rules, policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Required Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a production/manufacturing environment
  • Ability to read, write, and do arithmetic
  • 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.
  • Experience with pumps (diaphragm and centrifugal) drives: gearbox, belts, chain, hydraulic, couplings, bearings, blowers/fans, shafts, nuts, and bolts.
  • Air compressor system – including filters, regulators, dryers, and lubricators.
  • Proven ability to communicate with all levels of the organization, vendors and contractors, including Leadership, Production, and Corporate Engineering
  • HVAC – air handling, blowers, dust collectors.
  • Ability to work 40 hours weekly and overtime when needed.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: Full-time position, Day Shift, Monday through Friday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM. 


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