We are actively searching for an Ink Formulator for our Screen Print department on second shift, 2:20pm – 12:50am, Monday – Thursday. The Ink Formulator develops color formulas, mixes screen printing ink, prints swatches, and performs color check per color specifications.
• Work closely with pressroom personnel for color adjustments on and off press • Work with ink vendors and Screen Print Department Manager regarding product quality and industry developments • Perform vendor quality check on incoming ink • Work with customer service and sales to match customer colors and explain issues as required • Proficient in mixing inks and matching colors for production jobs • Adjust and approve 4CP process colors • Formulate PMS or similar spot colors • Formulate automotive and RV colors • Maintains ink inventories and records • Uses various color measurement instruments • Estimates quantity of ink to be mixed • Prepare Daily Time Accountability and job paperwork • Follow all safe working habits and PPE requirements as outlined by management • Read and follow all job instructions • Perform other tasks as assigned
Skills and Experience
• Ability to visually match colors • Ability to understand and make color adjustments • Previous production experience