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Sun Chemical Special Batch Maker/Filler - Blending - 3rd Shift in Northlake, 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.


  • Read, understand and follow batch tickets as instructed by automated batch system

  • Manufacture product per batch ticket instructions

  • Properly fill, pack and label the product into designated containers

  • Operate equipment with an inserting system

  • Transfer products from one container to another as needed

  • Maintain equipment and tools

  • Clean the equipment and plant and dispose the waste

  • Responsible for stock rotation and minimizing partial containers

  • Responsible for ingredient traceability

  • Verify proper staging and availability of raw materials in staging area

  • Proficient in all areas of and the ability to operate SAP Inventory function and perform inventory cycle counts

  • Conduct preliminary quality checks

  • Report near miss incidents and improvement opportunities

  • Participate actively in all plant safety initiatives, programs and training sessions

  • Complete Self Safety & ASI inspections

  • Participate on plant teams and serves as a trainer for employees and/or new hires

  • Comply with OSHA required activities for PIT and maintain PIT Certification

  • Comply with DOT regulations for Hazardous Material transport

  • Wear appropriate PPE at all times and maintain a clean work area

  • ISO - Follow all standard operating procedures with respect to performance of position duties and stays updated on all applicable procedures

  • Performs other related duties as assigned


  • Basic computer skills

  • Basic understanding of electronic batching ticket (EBT)

  • Ability to operate computerized bulk distribution system

  • Basic understanding of Human Machine Interface system

  • Ability to read and write and do simple arithmetic

  • Ability to follow directions and work well in a team

  • Must be able to lift 55+ lbs and stand on feet for long periods

  • Must be able to work 40 hrs. weekly, overtime and weekends


  • High School Diploma/GED

  • 1+ years of experience in a production/manufacturing environment, preferably in batch manufacturing

  • Sit-down and/or stand-up forklift experience preferred

  • Experience with quality control and safety procedures


  • 3rd Shift, 11pm - 7:30am


  • $21.99 with a $.30 differential

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: Special Batch Maker/Filler - Blending - 3rd Shift

Job ID: 2021-4550

Street: 135 West Lake Street