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Production Engineer


Newport, DE, US, 19804

Remote or On-Site:  On-Site


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.


What You’ll Be Doing

The Production Engineer will work as a part of the site production team and will perform a variety of tasks in support of the site operations, including but not limited to the following:

  • Lead teams in support of optimizing plant processes for uptime, yield, quality, cost, reliability, and productivity.
  • Drives product by process through development and documentation of manufacturing standard process and associated training materials
  • Leads troubleshooting and root cause analysis for complex issues in collaboration with other production personnel to ensure that all aspects of the manufacturing processes, process control systems and equipment operation are managed effectively
  • Responsible to ensure adequate basic data is created for CapEx projects and provides resourcing support (e.g., development and/or Plans for Commissioning, Decommissioning, Start-Up and Shut Down)
  • Coordinate and lead plant trials associated with all the aforementioned areas.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Technical degree (BS, MS) in Chemical, Mechanical, or Industrial Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years chemical industry experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Industrial plant experience working with PSM critical processes/systems
  • Demonstrated ability to apply technical knowledge to diagnose, troubleshoot, solve, or help others solve equipment and/or process issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team-based environment
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills; must work well in both self-managed and team environment


This role comes with a competitive compensation plan commensurate with experience that includes an annual bonus opportunity and a very generous 401K match.


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.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Wilmington
Nearest Secondary Market: Philadelphia

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