Supervisor QC Lab


Hopkinsville, KY, US, 42240

Remote or On-Site:  On-Site
Req ID #:  2803


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

Supervisor QC Lab


Sun Chemical is seeking a Supervisor for the QC Lab at our Hopkinsville, KY location to ensure effective operations and drive manufacturing performance in all areas of quality. 


Core Responsibilities:

  • Learn and become proficient in QC processes as well as troubleshooting in-process batches for quality control, batch retain testing, etc
  • Utilize SAP to create and manage BOM and Recipe batch data.
  • Utilize daily production schedule to create batch tickets for manufacturing
  • Leads and directs the QC staff to ensure that the manufacturing process is effectively supported.
  • Organizes and conducts departmental and shift meetings necessary for general training and process improvement.
  • Ensures that safety and housekeeping awareness are a priority.
  • Monitors, tracks, and reports employee attendance, including any allowable overtime, performs annual performance appraisals and takes disciplinary action when warranted.
  • Ensures the lab is adequately supplied, equipment maintained, and calibrations accomplished based on QMS program schedule.
  • Manages and controls inventory and rework of non-conforming goods. Including dormant material, return product and tanker ink residuals.
  • Establishes and maintains verbal and written communication with other departments. Work closely with the production supervisor to ensure production continues to progress to meet customer demands.
  • Complete month-end reports accurately and promptly, including but not limited to EPA emissions control reports, Right First-Time reports, etc
  • Manage the site customer feedback using attention to detail and ensuring investigation and corrective actions are complete and identified in a manner to improve customer satisfaction.



  • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent experience preferred, HS or GED required
  • 3-5 years of related lab supervisory experience required
  • Related manufacturing, with preference on chemical manufacturing experience
  • Knowledge of safety and SDS programs
  • Previous experience supporting manufacturing customer base with focus on project leadership
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, SAP experience preferred


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.

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