Color Lab Manager | Drew Hartman | Color Lab Manager | Drew Hartman |


About The Company

A leading privately held supplier of over 60 different engineered resin systems. With a global network of sales representatives and manufacturing facilities their thermoplastic compounds provide conductive, structural, wear resistant, flame retardant, elastomeric, and color properties customized to end-use application requirements. Currently, they employ over 1700 people at four plants in the US, France, Singapore, and China.

What Is In It For You

  • Employee centered culture
  • Competitive base salary and bonus
  • Excellent benefits and advancement opportunities for the future.

Drew Hartman

Your Unique Role

Reporting directly to the North American Color Lab Manager in coordination with the Plant Manager, you will oversee a new start up facility color lab. This is an important leadership role, heading up the Lab equipped with state-of-the-art analytical tools such as FTIR, TGA, DSC, Spectrophotometer, Torque rheometer and Parallel plate rheology. You will:

  • - Supervise 5 Color Lab Techs
  • - Be responsible for organizing the work schedule and ensuring techs are following daily quality procedures.
  • - Review color formulations for production and development.
  • - Maintain color information and data.
  • - Direct and provide leadership in the use of Color Match software.
  • - Interface with sales, customer service and customers as needed, and have direct interface with other color labs to ensure effective operations, by:
  • Directing color development within the facility
  • Apply the guidelines for color development established by the Color Division Management.
  • Review and approve new matches
  • Review new colorants as needed
  • - Troubleshoot production problems while contributing to the management team.

What we're looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related field or equivalent work experience in Color matching for Plastics.
  • Minimum of 7 years of color matching experience
  • Minimum of 2 years in a leadership / supervisory role, color, compounded resin, or polymers.

Location Information

  • Nevada
    (40min from Lake Tahoe)
  • - East of Carson City
  • - Home to winter sports & summer outdoor recreation
  • - Scenery to be enjoyed throughout the year
  • - Panormaic views of surrounding mountains
  • - Nevada has NO state income tax!
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