Ink Blender

Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Posted: 05/13/2019 Employment Type: TempToFT Industry: Manufacturing,Production Job Number: 92891
We' re hiring an Ink Blender for our client, an innovator in packaging solutions located in Wilkesboro! This is a Temp-to-Hire opportunity with a pay rate of $12.35 per hour and a 2nd shift working schedule (1: 45pm-10: 15pm, Monday-Friday), with mandatory overtime as required. The Ink Blender is responsible for controlling the ink inputs to the printing process, and the main objective is to deliver Press Ready inks to the presses in a way that makes the inks trouble free. Additionally, this position requires strict adherence to all health and safety regulations regarding hazardous waste. Qualified candidates must pay meticulous attention to detail and have an understanding of how to apply color theory in preparing inks for use. If you feel your skill set matches the requirements below and you would be a good fit for this opportunity, apply today!

Responsibilities:
- Receive and inventory inks.
- Perform ink draw down tests to ensure color correctness.
- Adjust ink viscosity s and strength and stage ready inks for each press.
- Closely manage ink returns and restocking.
- Prepare waste inks and solvents for disposal maintaining proper records.
- Be pro-active in recognizing/defining and resolving problems.
- Utilize effective communication methods through reports and training sessions.
- Prioritize routine tasks, duties and assignments.

Qualifications:
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Prior pre-press experience is a plus
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Meticulous attention to detail
- Understanding of how to apply color theory in preparing inks for use
- Ability to manage ink and solvent inventories
- Participate in training for forklift operation and safety, toning and waste control, draw down and viscosity testing, X-Rite and Color Theory Application, Inventory Management, Microsoft Word and Excel Training, and more

Submit your application or resume online, or in person at 528A Hawthorne Dr. Yadkinville, to be considered for this position. For additional information, please call or text our office at 336.970.5255.
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