Color Matching Specialist - Thermoplastics

Lansdale, PA

Posted: 04/23/2024 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 121.24SK Pay Rate: 80,000 - 90,000 Remote Friendly: Experience:

Job Description

Color Matching Specialist – Thermoplastics

Join this growing specialty colorant materials company in their State of the Art Labs with new equipment, and a friendly place to call your work home!  Many employees have been here more than 20 years!  Great opportunities for growth!

We are seeking a Senior Level individual who is a color specialist in engineering polymers, with particular expertise in high temperature polymers.  Including this position there are 4 staff in this group.  The Group Leader has been here for a long time.

What YOU Can Do For Us:

  • Independently perform color matching and all necessary sample preparation
  • Operate injection molding equipment, two roll mills and extruders
  • Utilize the color correction program on the spectrophotometer to meet color tolerances specified for each project
  • Utilize all of the application related test machinery in the laboratory and prepare the proper test exhibit for the application of the product being manufactured
  • Recipe entry in Oracle including formula, Designer and QC specifications
  • Prepare sample documentation for shipping, including labels, cover letter, regulatory and invoices
  • Perform mathematical calculations, and other duties as assigned

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Stephanie Kemp at

JO:  121.24SK

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma (Associate’s Degree a plus) / BS in Science with 5 or more years of color matching experience in various plastic polymers
  • Thorough knowledge of industry specific regulations and limitations
  • Thorough understanding of color index numbers
  • Must be able to handle multiple RLW’s at a time (Request for Lab Work)
  • Collaborates with other groups on projects requiring multi lab coordination
  • Can champion complex projects or bids and assist other members of the team
  • Good customer communication skills and the ability to provide onsite technical assistance and generate detailed trail reports
  • Has the ability to speak on technical subjects and understands industry needs
  • At least 2 years of high temperature polymer experience including:
    • Thorough understanding of polymers, dispersants, colorants, fillers and additives for high temperature polymers
    • Ability to formulate complex master batches to address specific and product requirements
    • Functional additives, UV, A/O, Slip, etc.
    • Thorough understanding of all industry related manufacturing processes
    • Extrusion, Molding, Blow Molding, Calendaring
    • Ability to teach others
    • Established “go to” expert people rely on for knowledge and training
    • Travel to customers to provide technical support and color service
    • Able to present work and results in professional manner
    • Customer service oriented

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Stephanie Kemp at

JO:  121.24SK

Meet Your Recruiter

Stephanie Kemp
Sr Market Recruiting Specialist

Senior Level Recruitment Professional with more than 19 years of experience in the recruitment and placement of Industrial Chemists and Scientists Nationwide from Entry level to Executive level. Resins, Adhesives, Coatings, Plastics, Lubricants, specialty chemicals, additives, inks, and more!!
I have been very successful bringing top valued talent to my clients, and providing expert level guidance to candidates in career searches.

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