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Sun Chemical 2nd Shift Mechanic 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.

  • Performs routine, emergency and preventive maintenance work on office and plant equipment, machines and building facilities

  • Assist in maintaining plant security

  • Maintain equipment and tools

  • Dispose of waste materials, empty containers and piece drums accordingly

  • Calibrate equipment as needed/required

  • Keep work areas clean

  • Can perform up to 60% of procedures within department

  • High School diploma/GED

  • Ability to read and write and do simple arithmetic

  • Working knowledge of mechanics

  • Ability to read blue prints and sketches

  • Knowledge of pipe fitting, electrical wiring and general mechanics

  • Must be capable of lifting up to 55 lbs. and stand on feet for long periods of time

  • Must be familiar and thoroughly experienced in all facets of maintenance:

  • Mechanical: Pumps (positive displacement and centrifugal), drives (gearbox, belt, chain, hydraulic, couplings, motor-electric, motors-air, bearings, shafts, nuts, bolts, taps and dies.

  • Electrical: High voltage 460 volt 3 phase, motor controls, low voltage (120V power and control wiring), AC and DC systems. Computer controlled systems.

  • Utilities: Piping (water, air and steam) Boilers - understand Steam condensate system - tracing, coils, traps and pumps. Air Compressor system - including filters, regulators, dryers and lubricators. HVAC - air handling, blowers, dust collectors.

  • Vehicles: Lift trucks - electric EE rated, battery and hydraulics.


  • Technical School diploma


  • Full Time, Non-Exempt

  • 2nd Shift (3:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m)

  • Ability to work 40 hours weekly and overtime and weekends


  • $26.35/hour + $0.25 shift differential

*During the interview process, candidate will be required to take and pass a Maintenance Mechanic test.

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

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: 2nd Shift Mechanic

Job ID: 2021-4900

Cost Center: 105610

External Company Name: Sun Chemical Corporation

Street: 135 West Lake Street