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Ink Formulator

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.

Responsibilities

  • 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

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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