Ink Technician

Richmond, Virginia

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Premier global ink and chemical company is seeking an Ink Technician to work in the Richmond VA area. This is a travel and lab-based position where you will be the client facing representative of the company and travel on-site to printing facilities. Competitive compensation, medical benefits, company car for use when not at Richmond location.

Responsibilities

  • Mix and blend flexo solvent and water based liquid inks to match colors
  • Work in the lab and also travel to work directly with customers on-site
  • Create draw-downs and color swatches
  • Participate in R&D projects
  • Maintain inventory and keep accurate records
  • Reporting of KPI's
  • Customer training of in-plant technicians and working hand in hand with the press crews

Qualifications 

  • High School degree or equivalent (Associates degree a plus)
  • At least 5 years' ink experience mixing, toning, and blending aqueous and solvent flexographic inks
  • Experience with ink formulation software and X-rite equipment
  • Knowledgeable in flexography for paperboard and corrugated packaging
  • Strong problem solving and press-side troubleshooting skills
  • Strong color visual acuity, and color matching skills
  • Ability to commute daily to Richmond Virginia (this is not a remote position)

All information kept in strict confidence. 
Contact Donna Monaco at Printlink.com or give us a call at 800-867-3463. Ref #BH409