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Ink Technician

  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Areas: Rochdale
  • Sectors: Manufacturing & Engineering
  • Remuneration: Dep on Experience
  • Reference: NES:LT-ITR
  • Company Overview:

    In partnership with our client who are a manufacturer of liquid inks and coatings, we are looking for an experienced Ink Technician.

  • Role Specification:

    The ideal candidate will have experience of working in the lab with solvent based liquid inks but candidates who have technical knowledge of other ink types, coatings, adhesives or paints would be considered. Candidates without experience but who have a scientific background (such as a Chemistry degree or similar or relevant work placement) may also be considered. The successful candidate will work alongside the current lab personnel and will report to the Technical Manager.
    Main Duties will include:
    Colour matching and check-weighing ink formulations
    New Product Development i.e. working on customer enquiries for new inks & coatings
    Quality Control of production batches
    Reformulation of existing products for cost or technical reasons.
    Creating formulations and production processing procedures
    Raw material testing and approvals
    Providing Technical support to sales team and direct to customers

  • Person Specification:

    Formulating of liquid inks for a variety of applications from first principles i.e. raw materials
    Knowledge of the supply chain i.e. industry suppliers
    Understanding of industry test methods and equipment such as X-Rite systems.
    Handling & mixing chemical materials used in the process
    Regulatory knowledge to enable MSDS’s, statements etc.
    A good eye for colour, and not colour-blind
    Willingness to learn and advance with developing technology including the use of spectrophotometer’s and colour matching software
    Systematic in approach and flexible as daily tasks will involve meeting urgent customer deadlines
    Able to perform the necessary testing / analysis to ensure standards are met and maintained
    Able to maintain records, good housekeeping and safe operations
    Able to perform independently with minimal supervision.

  • Any Other Business:

    This is a brand new role so an ideal opportunity for the successful candidate to make the job their own.
    We regret to inform you that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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