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My client a plastic’s company based in Co. Westmeath are recruiting for a Technical Colour Development Manager. This company is part of a global group with operations across Europe.
As the Technical Colour Development Manager you will work in a high tech colourant lab, lead all aspects of coloured master batch development and associated colour standards. The successful candidate will report to the Head of Quality/ R+D .
This a permanent job.
Very attractive salary and benefits on offer.
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Key duties and responsibilities:
Responsible for pigment, additive and colour masterbatch developments within the company
Provide technical expertise in pigments, dyes & additives including sourcing, validation & approval of new materials.
Technical support to colour department in terms of colour formulations, colour matching, colour measurement, colour standards, product testing, process troubleshooting, claims investigation and training
Introduction and maintenance of colour standards
Oversee the maintenance and updating of inspection, measuring and production equipment within the colour department.
Ensure that GMP’s are maintained and that quality standards, safety protocols, regulatory and customer requirements continue to be met, e.g., ISO 9000, ISO 45000, REACH.
Cross-departmental technical support in addition to external support to sales to resolve colour related customer complaints. The latter will require some travel.
Lead and support specific R+D projects.
What are we looking for?
Degree level, ideally in a polymer engineering or science discipline
Ideally 3-4 years’ experience working with plastics and pigments in a high-volume compounding manufacturing environment
Experience with colour measurement systems & colour-match software an advantage
Proven track record in a manufacturing and product development role
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – good report writing, presentation skills and the ability to work well with others
Self-motivated with an ability to work on their own initiative.
Ability to drive continuous improvements and cost efficiency programs.
Please send cv in word format.
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