Production Operator


Independence, KY, US, 41051

Remote or On-Site:  On-Site
Req ID #:  2467


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

Title: Production Operator

Location: Independence, KY

Shift: 2nd Shift Monday- Friday 3pm- 11:30pm , some overtime may be required

Pay: $20/hr

Shift Differential: $1.00/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.



  • Responsible for producing batches of pigments or inks in a safe and efficient manner while adhering to quality requirements.
  • Operating production equipment to produce quality products in accordance with standard procedures.
  • Complying with all safety procedures and safety training requirements.
  • Operating material handling equipment, including hoists and forklifts.



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Preferred experience in a production environment working with manufacturing equipment.
  • Comfortable working with hoists and/or forklifts.
  • Must be able to wear an N-95 Mask
  • Drug and background screening is required.


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: Cincinnati