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Colour Technologist - Materials


Cambridgeshire £22k – £24k
permanent Job Ref: 5567


Due to continued growth a leading materials testing and manufacturing organisation is looking to appoint a colour technologist into their technical team. As a colour technologist you will be working at the company’s state of the art facility in Peterborough, performing colour matching and re-formulation of customer samples and coating blends. To be successful you should possess some commercial experience from a process, manufacturing or R&D environment and ideally hold a relevant scientific degree. 

This organisation are at a very exciting stage of growth and are able to offer the successful candidate continued development and training.

Colour Technologist Responsibilities:

  • Working within the Technical team colour matching and scale up processes
  • Colour matching new customer requests and reformulation of existing recipes.
  • Working on the pilot line and coating machines.
  • Mixing and coating of solvent and water-based coatings.
  • Completing technical trials with the using spectrophotometers.

Colour Technologist Requirements:

  • Possess some commercial experience from a process, manufacturing or R&D environment.
  • Preferably hold a relevant scientific degree.
  • Colour matching experience and use of a spectrophotometer would be advantageous.
  • Excellent numerical, verbal and literacy skills.
  • IT literate with practical understanding of Microsoft applications.
  • Good organisational and communication skills.

Salary: £22,000 - £24,000 + Excellent Benefits – Company Bonus – Pension Contribution – Bupa Healthcare – Childcare vouchers – Life assurance

Job Ref: 5567