R&D
Color
Technologist

About The Company

Our client is the most diverse manufacturer of color concentrates in the United States and they are also a global leader within the plastics & polymers industry. They have been in business for over 50 years and have unbelievable stability and have never had a lay off. They are family owned and have been going through extreme growth. They are currently undergoing a large expansion project both in the US and Internationally. With over six hundred dedicated employees they are a market leader in Color Concentrates & Masterbatch, Pigment dispersions. Their products cover a wide range of markets from Building & Construction, commercial interiors, Packaging & Consumer Goods, Film & Sheet, Coatings & Printing Inks and more.

Your Unique Role

As a Research & Development Color Technologist you will be in the Thermoplastics Laboratory. In this role, you will be responsible for maintaining and improving color measurement, color matching, and data archiving. This person will be maintaining spectrophotometer calibrations, reviewing color-matching databases for improvements, interfacing with suppliers to service equipment, and ensuring data is recorded and stored in accordance with ISO 9001 procedures.

Additionally, you will:

  • Calibrate color measurement instrumentation, perform minor repairs, and coordinate service
  • Work across departments and locations to ensure continuity and consistency of color and appearance measurements
  • Stay current with latest technology on appearance measuring equipment and color imaging software.
  • Recommend technology upgrades and evaluations
  • Manage color matching databases
  • Prepare and maintain sample preparation guidelines
  • Measure, store and maintain physical and electronic color exhibits for database preparation
  • Create templates and forms to improve QC and R&D efficiency

What Is In It For You?

  • Strong base salary package
  • Excellent benefits
  • 401K Company match
  • Very low turnover

Seeking a Candidate With:

  • A two- or four-year degree, preferably in science.
  • Minimum 2-6 years of Color experience in a technical role is a plus
  • Strong background in color theory and the ability to explain color concepts
  • Ability to understand and drive a project through to completion
  • Ability to work under pressure as well as within tight deadlines.
  • Must be proficient at operating a variety of physical testing and light analytical equipment including spectrophotometers, melt flow apparatus, microscopes, micrometers, density and various scales
  • Experience with Familiarity with a variety of computer software (Excel, SQL, SyBase or MS Access)

Location Information

  • Monthgomery County, PA
  • A suburb of Philidelphia

Interested? Apply TODAY!

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Karen Sturgeon

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