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Color Manufacturing Technician in Grand Rapids, Michigan at X-Rite, Incorporated

Date Posted: 1/15/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: X-R001018

About Us

X-Rite is the global leader in color measurement and color management, offering hardware, software and services for measuring, formulating and matching color. The company serves a range of industries, including automotive, paints, plastics, textiles, printing, packaging, photography, graphic design, video, and medical. X-Rite serves customers worldwide from its offices in Europe, Asia and the Americas.


X-Rite, recognized as one of "West Michigan's Best & Brightest Companies to Work For" is seeking a Color Manufacturing Technician to join our team in Grand Rapids, Michigan. 

Essential Job Functions: 
1. To ensure the proper production and quality of Munsell paint products for standard products and technical service work

2. To provide the technical and project information that needed by internal/external customers, sales, and customer service departments.

3. Maintain inventory levels of Supplies (colorants, raw materials, and supplies used in the color matching process)

4. Responsible of care and maintenance of equipment 

5. Job functions include but are not limited to those listed.  

Job Requirements


1. High school diploma or GED.  Education or experience in Graphic Design or Color Theory is preferred, not required.

2. 1-2 years of paint mixing experience is preferred.

3. Strong general math aptitude (multiplication, division, metric to imperial conversations).

4. Pass the Farnsworth Munsell Color Test with a score of 20 or less.

5. Basic functionality of Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Excel and Word programs).  

6. Ability to work with paint materials (specifically latex).

7. Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-task environment meeting all production standards and times with a high attention to detail, accuracy and orderliness.

8. Communication skills, written and verbal amongst team members (including internal customers), should be excellent. 

9. Familiarity with use of precision instrumentation and measurement (example: weight per gallon instrumentation).

10. Ability to lift heavy objects: 25 pounds routinely, up to 70 pounds occasionally.

11. Ability to stand and walk up to 100% of the day.

12. Ability to perform the above-mentioned essential job requirements.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.