Industrial Lab Technician - Liquid Color

Mukwonago, WI 53149

Posted: 04/18/2019 Industry: Industrial Job Number: 35853025 Pay Rate: $13.00/hour

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Job Title:

Industrial Lab Technician Liquid Color

Job Type:





Mukwonago, WI


3rd Shift

Pay Range:

$13.00 per hour plus shift premium

General Job Duties:

  • Measure, weigh up color formula s materials to meet customer specifications.

  • Weigh pigments, dyes, additives, and liquids by hand, and blend them on a mixer.

  • Produce color chips using injection molding machines for sample submission and for each lot of colorant manufactured to ensure quality control.

  • Match customer submissions as accurately as possible using lab equipment and guidance from experienced technicians.

  • Clean work area as needed, and follow all Safety rules and regulations.

  • Refill supply cabinets, pigment containers, pitchers, etc.

  • Assist with sample production and may perform product testing.

  • May be trained to run the Mill, or bottle machine to produce color sheets, or bottles for sample submission.

  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned, such as filing of folders, chips, and paperwork.

Job Requirements:

  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • 1-2 years prior experience in a lab environment preferred and plastics industry experience highly desirable

  • Strong basic math and measurement skills as evidenced by passing a basic math/weighing measurement test

  • prior to employment, and able to perform advanced math, such as conversions, capability analysis, etc.

  • Ability to see color accurately and able to pass Farnsworth-Munsell color test prior to employment, and minimum one color test annually after first year of employment.

  • Positive attitude, enthusiasm, competent reading abilities, and good verbal communication skills.

  • Frequent walking, standing, and other physical activity to include: bending, squatting, twisting, and reaching upward and outward.

  • Lift 10 to 20 pounds frequently, 20 to 40 pounds occasionally, and more than 40 lbs. with assistance if required. Tip, roll, or move barrels/drums (up to 150 lbs.) of product occasionally (using buddy system, or barrel dolly for these weights) for lab supply purposes.

  • Other requirements include depth perception, strong hand-eye coordination.


Weekly pay

Direct Deposit or Pay Card (Mastercard)

Longevity and holiday pay

401K plan

Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance available for employee and family

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