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Sun Chemical Inplant Mgr NAI StarPak in Houston, Texas

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 or connect with us on LinkedIn or Twitter.

Title: Inplant Manager

Location: Houston, TX

Shift: Monday- Friday 1st Shift

Pay: Based on Experience

Travel Requirements: 10% Traveling

Overview: Responsible for overseeing inplant operations at the assigned customer. This includes responsibility for maintaining operating expenses, employee development, employee performance monitoring, implementing standard procedures, key performance indicator reporting, vacation coverage scheduling, and Safety. This exempt level position will manage 10+ employees at the customer stie. This individual is expected to handle personnel and team development matters and must be equipped with measurable expertise in customer relation skills, negotiation skills, and must be even tempered and flexible in management techniques. This individual will only need occasional input from next level management (Regional InPlant Manager).

Essential Job Duties:

  • Act as point person in operational inplant matters for the customer and Sun Chemical. Coordinates with Sales, CTS, and CSC leadership to ensure proper technical support within the given customer.

  • With support of Regional Inplant Manager, assists scheduling coverage of the assigned inplant operation during vacation, holiday, etc.

  • Completion of in plant personnel performance management reviews, coordinate in plant personnel training and employee development programs, work closely with Regional Manager and HR regarding employee relation matters. Address personnel performance.

  • Takes leadership role in Continuous Process Improvement activities within the inplant.

  • Prepares monthly reports to keep management informed.

  • As needed, perform color match, produce and quality control inks to ensure inks meet/exceed the customer’s specifications. Maintain detailed production and QC records.

  • Provide strong expertise level press side technical support.

  • Directs Housekeeping and Safe operations.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Technical Degree (BS); or equivalent level of industry experience.

  • 7+ years general industry management experience; and 3+ years printing or chemical industry related experience.

  • Experienced in dispensing software platforms (Novaflow, SPEC, Mixmaster, etc.)

  • Experienced in color matching technologies (X-Rite, Sun Color Box, etc.)

  • Must have strong ink room and printing process knowledge.

  • This is a customer facing position that requires a higher degree of interpersonal skill.

  • Strong written communication skills for reporting.

Shift: Monday- Friday 1st Shift

Pay: Based on Experience

Travel Requirements: 10% Traveling

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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Job Posting Title: Inplant Mgr NAI StarPak

Job ID: 2022-7031

External ID: 175040

Street: 9690 W. Wingfoot Rd.