The role is based with a Packaging Company in Leicestershire and requires an experienced Ink Tech / Blender in Liquid; Solvent based Inks.
The Ink Technician will be responsible for the blending of inks to meet customer requirements and to undertake basic colour matching, assisting on trials and stock management.
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 backgroundInk stock management experience
Good colour vision as well as a keen eye for detail
Flexible regarding working hours as occasional overtime will be required.
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