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Sun Chemical Production Operator - 3rd Shift in Kankakee, Illinois

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 $7.5 billion and over 20,000 employees supporting customers around the world.

This role is an entry level opportunity that will TRAIN on 1st shift. Once training is completed you will move onto 3rd shift. After proving yourself in the plant (having superb attendance, making safety a top priority and learning quickly) you may have the opportunity to be hired on FT with Sun Chemical as a production employee.

You must be willing to work in a hot production environment, be punctual, respectful and interested in helping in all areas. You will start with cleaning/janitorial work. The starting pay for this job is $18/hr.


  • High School diploma/GED

  • 1+ years of experience in a production/manufacturing environment.

  • Must be able to lift 55 pounds on a routine basis and stand on feet for long periods of time.


  • Non-Exempt, Full-Time (40 Hrs.)

  • 3rd Shift (11pm-7:30AM); Will be trained on 1st Shift (7AM-3:30PM)


  • $18.00 per hour

Background and Drug Screen are mandatory if an offer is made.

Sun Chemical is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Job Posting Title: Production Operator - 3rd Shift

Job ID: 2021-4532

Street: 3200 Festival Drive