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Sun Chemical Lab Technician II - Kansas City, MO in Kansas City, Missouri

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.

We are hiring for a Quality Control Lab Tech II located in our plant in Kansas City, MO. The shift for this position is 1st shift (6am-3pm)

In this role, your primary responsibility is to perform standardized quality control tests and specialized testing for a few select customers. You will also approve completed batches against prescribed specifications.


  • Responsible for running all QC tests and reporting results. Must be able to enter data into computer systems, keep good records, and perform work with little supervision safely and effectively.

  • Maintains work accuracy at a high level of personal expertise in order to ensure the procedures are accurately followed and results properly recorded.

  • Performs all work in a safe manner. Knows and reviews both laboratory and plant safety rules. Utilize Appropriate PPE as needed. Must have good communication skills.

  • Ensures that SOP’s (in particular tests and specifications), information systems, calibration programs, ISO requirements and company procedures are adequately implemented and maintained to ensure compliance with all company QMS requirements.

  • Maintain a clean and safe environment. Meets overtime requirements for the department. Is able to work with a minimum of supervision and uses good judgment.

  • Expresses a good attitude by working with others, developing solid team performance, communicates clearly and effectively and meets organizational goals.

  • Uses data analysis to identify and correct product issues. Able to perform limited formulation of WIP with supervision. Contributes to improvement teams and in training new staff.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor or delegate


  • Wear appropriate PPE at all times.

  • Maintain a clean work area and work safely.

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


  • Follow all standard operating procedures with respect to performance of position duties.

  • Stays updated on all applicable procedures.


  • High school diploma or GED

  • Knowledge of MS Office

  • Familiar with safety rules and regulations in a lab setting


  • Experience in a production/manufacturing environment is helpful


  • 1st Shift -6am-3pm

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

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.


Job Posting Title: Lab Technician II - Kansas City, MO

Job ID: 2021-4812

Cost Center: 104790

External Company Name: Sun Chemical Corporation

Street: 6989 Northeast Corporate Drive