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Chemical Operator


Peekskill, NY, US, 10566




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 Chemical Operators at our Peekskill, NY location are responsible for mixing/blending of materials, operation of process equipment, material handling, instrument monitoring, record keeping, and forklift operation. Must be able to follow all safety procedures and act in a safe manner at all times.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Efficiently operate equipment: adding materials at designated times and observing chemical reactions; monitor gauges, samples and recorders to ensure timely completion of quality batches per production schedule.
  • Adjust controls and valves to maintain systems at specified temperature, pressure and speed.
  • Maintain housekeeping at excellent levels, keeping the tanks, floor and reactor deck areas clean.
  • Operate a forklift in a safe manner
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Wear necessary safety equipment and follow company established Safety, Health and Environmental policies and procedures.
  • Operators must be able to lift 55 lbs and pass other physical requirements.  Physical strength is required to operate manual process equipment. 



  • Possess valid driver's license
  • HS diploma or equivalent
  • Pass pre-employment assessment
  • Possess computer skills (computerized process system, internet, email, etc)
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed working with minimal supervision



  • Experience in a chemical plant or manufacturing environment is a +
  • Understanding and awareness of chemicals and their nature, hazards, safety and health issues etc. (MSDS's, use of PPE etc.) is beneficial


Hiring night-shift chemical operators to work a 12 hour shift  on a 3, 2, 2, 3 schedule 24/7 




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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Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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