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Process Operator


Hartwell, GA, US, 30643




Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC group, is a leading producer of printing inks, coatings and supplies, pigments, polymers, liquid compounds, solid compounds, and application materials. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical has annual sales of more than $8.5 billion and over 22,000 employees supporting customers around the world.


What you'll be doing - The Process Operator will start up, shut down, and operate in a safe, efficient manner the grinding / classifying operations and waste water treatment facility, to produce a desired quality and quantity of product, effectively communicating process variables to co-workers and coordinators.

Formula for Success, You Will:

  • Inspect equipment daily for a pre-shift inspection, maintain and clean assigned machine/equipment/area.
  • Perform product change over, set-ups and operate centrifuges, screens, air classifiers, pneumatic and hydraulic transfer systems.
  • Start-up / shut down, monitor waste water treatment facility.
  • Operate filter press loading and packaging for coated mica products.
  • Perform water testing pH, conductivity and water packing tests.
  • Operate forklifts, front-end loaders and complete warehousing tasks to include: loading trucks, staging orders and placing materials into warehouse storage racks.
  • Measure particle size of each process step using laser diffraction particle analyzers, analyzes data and adjusts process equipment to maintain process targets.
  • Be responsible for data entry of quality tests using LIMS system.
  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment, reports equipment malfunctions using the SAP maintenance notification system.
  • Participate in the continuous improvement processes using the Simply Dare and Behavioral Safety programs.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…


  • High School Degree or equivalent with an associate’s degree or equivalent college preferred
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Work an 8-hour shift (7 AM - 3 PM, 3 PM - 11 PM or 11 PM - 7 AM) and work weekends as needed.
  • Manual dexterity, ascend, descend steps, stairs and/or ladders
  • Oral and written skills to communicate and maintain accurate records
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, Outlook)
  • Hear to decode communication and detect potential problems with the machine
  • Lift 60 lbs., walk, sit, squat, bend, push/pull with arms/legs, body, reach overhead and stoop
  • Work in variable climate temperatures






It is Sun Chemical'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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