Color Scientist

  • location: Ashtabula, OH
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $45,000 - $65,000 per year

job description

Color Scientist

job summary:
  • Color Technology leadership for support of the Americas region; as well as interaction with the global organization.
  • Directly interfacing with customers to define and convert opportunities or to resolve issues, as assigned by the Color Science Manager.
  • Designing, planning, executing and timely completion of project elements in the laboratory, as well as in customers' plants and laboratories, as appropriate, to meet customer requirements and expectations.
  • Providing effective and timely communication at every stage of a project.
Qualifications:

  • BS/BA in an appropriate field of science (Color Science, Physics/Math, ChE., Chemistry preferred).
  • A minimum of 3 - 5 years industry experience in coatings in combination with color technology. Other industry experience may be considered in combination with a strong color technology background.
  • Understanding of color theory, color measurement, color matching, color formulation software and spectrophotometers.
  • Knowledge of critical chemical functionalities for coatings formulations including base resins, additives, and pigments for water-based, solvent-based, and 100%-solids coatings systems a plus.
  • Ability and willingness to travel -- occasionally, on short notice.
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to work with and support colleagues.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems, control resources, implement programs, and possess project management skills.
  • Ability to manage complexity and proficient in data analysis.
  • Good communication skills - capable of providing presentations and to write clear and concise reports.
  • Willingness and ability to be self-directed in daily work.
 
location: Ashtabula, Ohio
job type: Permanent
salary: $45,000 - 65,000 per year
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Color Technology leadership for support of the Americas region; as well as interaction with the global organization.
  • Directly interfacing with customers to define and convert opportunities or to resolve issues, as assigned by the Color Science Manager.
  • Designing, planning, executing and timely completion of project elements in the laboratory, as well as in customers' plants and laboratories, as appropriate, to meet customer requirements and expectations.
  • Providing effective and timely communication at every stage of a project.
  • Provide color technology support as requested to facilitate both internal and customer use of colorant dispersions.
  • Create and maintain color technology competencies in terms of instrumentation, electronic formulation tools, formulary files and color measurements.
  • Help to create and support color marketing electronic tools and practices to be utilized in the market as part of the process to create a competitive advantage.
  • Develop and train the technical organization in state-of-the-art color practices for colorant dispersions, which includes the development and implementation of color procedures.
Measure of Performance and Accountability:

  • Prevention of personal injury/illness
  • On time completion of projects
  • Quality, timing, and accuracy of reporting
  • Personal standards of performance
  • Attendance at area safety meetings and safety training
  • Support of BMS system
Major Interfaces:

  • Color Science Manager - Americas
  • Business Director, Coatings
  • Territory Sales Managers
  • Industry Managers
  • Color Scientists and Color Science Technicians
  • Customers
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qualifications:
  • Experience level: Entry Level
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • Color sciences
  • color matching
  • BS in Sciences

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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