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Inplant Ink Technician

Inplant Ink Technician


Immediate start

Permanent opportunity

£18,000 – £20,000pa DOE


We have an urgent requirement for an experienced Inplant Ink Technician who will be responsible for the blending of inks to meet customer requirements and to undertake basic colour matching, assisting on trials and stock management.


Main Duties:

Mix ink in line with daily production plans

Colour matching by eye and with spectrophotometers

Book back press returns into the ink management system

Re-work of press returns where possible

Carry out daily material stock checks

Replenish material stocks in ink room

Arrange uplift of any empty containers or waste ink, ensuring containers are safely palletised and lids are secure

Input new standards into the digital colour database and recipes into the ink management software Carry out colour corrections and basic trouble shooting on press

Provide on press support for new / complex designs and customer approvals

Ensure the ink room is maintained and paperwork is available for inspection

Comply with all H&S rules and policies



Chemical or ink manufacture experience

Technical or production background

Ink stock management experience

Good colour vision as well as a keen eye for detail

Flexible regarding working hours as occasional overtime will be required.


Hours of work for this role are: 6.00am-2.00pm / 2.00pm-10.00pm rotating shifts.


We regret to inform you that only short listed candidates will be contacted.


  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £18,000.00 - £20,000.00, per-annum
  • Start Date: Immediate Start
  • Areas: Leicestershire
  • Sectors: Manufacturing & Engineering
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