Production Analyst


Muskegon, MI, US, 49442

Remote or On-Site:  On-Site
Req ID #:  2671


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: Production Analyst 

Work Schedule: Day Shift 

Location: Muskegon, Michigan (on-site)


The Production Analyst ensures that daily production and accounting requirements are met through analysis and reporting.  Successful performance ensures that systems accurately reflect production status in order to maintain a high level of customer service and allows for accurate data for planning and decision-making purposes.


  • Maintain inventory status of site’s raw materials, WIP and finished goods by obtaining and analyzing information from production paperwork and performing physical cycle counts.  Investigate inventory discrepancies and correct any errors by working directly with the purchasing, scheduling, technical and warehouse functions to reconcile all inventory needs.   
  • Assists the Controller in the operation and control of the financial transactions required to operate the business, including the preparation of financial reports for cost control and budgeting.
  • Assist with month end close process including journal entry preparation, analysis, and reporting.
  • Monthly variance analysis including information gathering, spreads, costing.
  • Co-lead site’s physical inventory processes.
  • Review Warehouse Monitor and provide documentation of problems areas.  Correct errors as needed using SAP.  
  • Prepare and analyze weekly and monthly reports for distribution using SAP and MSOffice.  Reports include Production Reports, Absorption Reports, Gas Usage, Inventory Reports, Yield Reports.  Assist Controller with various accounting and data reports. 
  • Monitor capital and expense spending.



  • Associates Degree in a business related field or equivalent experience
  • Two years’ experience working with accounting or inventory systems in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Ability to communicate courteously with internal and external customers and ensure both verbal and written communication is clear and direct.  
  • Strong analytical skills and possess the ability to assess a problem and promptly resolve or escalate to management if needed.  
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks at one time.  
  • Intermediate skills using a MRP/ERP system along with MS Word and Excel 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: Muskegon
Nearest Secondary Market: Grand Rapids