Quality Control Supervisor


Peekskill, NY, US, 10566

Remote or On-Site:  On-Site
Req ID #:  2622


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 www.sunchemical.com or connect with us on LinkedIn or Twitter

Quality Control Supervisor - Peekskill, NY

The QC Lab Supervisor supervises the union workforce for the standard 12-hour daytime shift. They will maintain time and attendance programs for tracking hourly personnel for compliance with site attendance policies. This position is responsible for ensuring adequate staffing levels for upcoming shifts through the scheduling of vacation and overtime. This role also ensures all operating procedures are followed by the technicians. Deviations from any of these procedures should be followed up and corrective actions implemented to ensure compliance. The Supervisor role is also tasked to identify potential areas needing additional training by the technicians and follow up to ensure such training is provided. The role functions through direct supervision of laboratory technicians and indirectly by working through other groups to meet our established product quality targets. If nonconforming products are produced, this supervisory role must proactively get involved in and provide information for root cause investigations.




  • Set/maintain high standards of housekeeping within the department, monitoring through documented housekeeping audits, making assignments as needed to address deficiencies, and ensuring all areas of the laboratory are covered via site 6S program.
  • Submit complete and thorough written quality logs documenting the activities of the shift, communicate issues with peers and different levels of the organization as appropriate on a timely basis.
  • Supervise daily safety issues in the department, documenting safety incidents through the Accident/Incident Management Program and manage all cases promptly and thoroughly.
  • Maintain the department’s ISO/GMP documents and support site initiatives through internal audit programs, quality investigations, product performance and equipment calibration reviews.
  • Accountable for the decision to move or hold production materials from advancing to the next stage of operation.
  • Lead and participate in daily tailgate meetings to review safety messages, communicate work assignments, review production status & priorities and attend the Daily Operations Team meetings.
  • Identify gaps within the manufacturing areas and recommend process control alternatives.
  • Process manufacturing knowledge for creative and value-added solutions.
  • Review and approve all incoming non bulk raw materials based on CoA and QC lab test results.


Education & Experience:

  • HS Diploma or GED Equivalent required. 
  • Technical knowledge regarding process controls along with analytical chemistry procedures and microbiology techniques for the evaluation of finished goods. This includes a basic understanding of product regulatory requirements and system integrations for information management.
  • Leadership skills that focus on coaching, teamwork, and laboratory safety
  • Knowledge of ISO / GMP /RCMS standards (Knowledge of Halal and RSPO standards is a plus)
  • Knowledge of SPC, DOE and /or other statistical methods
  • Experience with Laboratory safety standards, procedures, and ability to implement new requirements.



  • Associates or two-year Business or Management degree preferred. 
  • Process knowledge and/or first line supervisory experience desired.
  • Instrumentation familiarity. (Knowledge of Color Measurement and Particle Size Distribution instrumentation)


Salary Range for this position is $70K-$92K



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: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City