Sun Chemical

Production Superintendent- Cincinnati, OH

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About the Organization

Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC Group, is an industry leading producer of packaging and graphic solutions, color and display technologies, functional products, electronic materials, and products for the packaging, publication, commercial, industrial, and digital markets. 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.


Job Title: Production Superintendent 

Location: Cincinnati, OH- Redna Terrace 

Shift: 1st shift 


Job Overview: Manages production operations and equipment as related to manufacturing of ink. Responsible for managing the costs associated with manufacturing operations, quality of materials produced, safety of plant personnel, and implementation of regulations as they relate to manufacturing at the facility. Responsible for the administration of company policies, procedures, and corporate initiatives within the site. Develops and leads staff in the day-to-day operations required to execute production schedules, meet customer expectations and performing miscellaneous administrative duties as required.



  • Leads adherence to safety and housekeeping standards through example, training, teamwork, and accountability.
  • Leads and manages the safety training program at the site.
  • Ensures that the facility is running in compliance with Company safety and regulatory policies as they relate to environmental health and safety.
  • Leads the planning, organizing, and controlling of production, ensuring coordination with other departments to facilitate meeting customer requirements. Ensures production schedules are executed in the most cost-effective manner making recommendation for process or schedule improvements, provide justifications to support decision.
  • Resolves process and facility problems to ensure maximum effectiveness, efficiency, and quality. Prevents operational delays in meeting scheduling requirements.
  • Manages spend against budget and controls spend in relation to changes in production volume.
  • Lead and motivate the workforce in a positive manner and effectively manage employee relations issues including, but not limited to, training, counseling, discipline, and conflict resolution.
  • Coordinates with Management to ensure goals and objectives are achieved.
  • Comply with and guide staff on standard human resource practices, facility work rules and site policies. Foster positive employee morale, enhanced productivity, and a fair and equitable work environment.
  • Investigates customer complaints from an operational viewpoint to determine root cause, implement remedy and monitor results.
  • Works with NACS, when necessary, to resolve issues that might affect end-use customers. Fosters good communication between the site and NACS.
  • Maintains effective communication and a good working relationship within site departments and other corporate, regional or unit personnel.
  • Staffs and trains employees according to production needs.
  • Evaluates, motivates, and coaches subordinates.
  • Address performance issues in a timely manner and coach for improved performance.
  • Make certain plant rules and policies are effectively administered and that employee concerns are addressed in a timely manner.

Benefit Information

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. 

Position Requirements

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Operations Management, Business Administration, or related discipline
  • 7+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment; preferably batch manufacturing
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities, identify, and address problems, meet deadlines, and stay within budget.
  • Computer proficiency, Microsoft applications and SAP
  • Strong organization and time management skills


Drug screen and background check are mandatory if you are offered this position

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.

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