Teknor Apex

  • Color Laboratory Technician - Nights 11pm-7am shift

    Job Locations US-TX-Jacksonville
    Job ID
    2018-2224
  • Overview

    Celebrating over 90 years…

     

    Teknor Apex Company is a privately held, global material science company founded in 1924 and headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.  We manufacture for our eight divisions in 9 locations in the U.S., and one each in Singapore, China, Belgium and Germany.

     

    In all our businesses we pride ourselves on our commitment to technical innovation, quality products and custom service.  Positions offered are both challenging and rewarding and have excellent growth opportunities.

    Responsibilities

    In the role of Color Laboratory Technician you will be working in a lab environment to maintain quality control procedure and test products to ensure conformance to specifications. This position will be responsible for developing color formulations to meet customer requirements.  The position requires an understanding of how to mix colors together to make one color (training will be provided for anyone who doesn't have this experience). Position is on the 11pm-7am shift.

    • Have a good understanding of what type of pigments are suitable for specific color requirement.
    • Perform color measurements and make critical visual color assessment.
    • Interpreting color curves and generating color formulations using color software.
    • Maintain and contribute to continuous improvement of systems and procedures.
    • Computer data entry.
    • Ideal candidate will be able to pass the Farnsworth/Munsell 100 hue test and be knowledgeable in pigment identification including properties, chemical classes and compatibility with polymers.

    Qualifications & Competencies

    • High School diploma or GED
    • Demonstrate superior color discrimination.
    • Prior experience working in quality control or manufacturing environment
    • Detail-oriented in weighing and cleaning equipment.
    • Strong basic math skills, ability to perform basic math calculations
    • Demonstrate thorough review of work and able to follow written and oral instructions.
    • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Computer skills required; Microsoft Office and able to understand data entry functions.
    • Ability to perform multiple tasks with accuracy
    • Make quick decisions

    Physical Requirements

    • Must be capable of standing for prolonged periods of time
    • Must be able to lift bags of material up to and including 55 pounds safely

    Our best performers possess the following core competencies: Analytical Thinking * Creativity and Innovation * Information Gathering and Processing * Problem Solving * Teamwork * Work Ethic and Values

     

    Teknor Apex has a long-standing history of caring for its employees.  We are committed to the philosophy of providing employees with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

    • Medical w/prescription drug coverage
    • Dental and Vision
    • Life Insurance
    • 401k w/company match 
    • Paid Holidays and Vacation
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Employee Wellness Program
    • Service Recognition 

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