Ink Technician in Carlstadt, New Jersey at X-Rite, Incorporated

Date Posted: 8/8/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: PAN000107

About Us

In 1963, Pantone revolutionized the printing industry with the colorful PANTONE MATCHING SYSTEM®, an innovative tool allowing for the faithful selection, articulation and reproduction of consistent, accurate color anywhere in the world. The tool organizes color standards through a proprietary numbering system and chip format, which have since become iconic to the PANTONE brand.

As a partner for color in design, Pantone enable color-critical decisions, from inspiration to realization, for brands and manufacturers. Over 10 million designers and producers around the world employ Pantone products and services to communicate through color, and control consistency across various materials and finishes. 

Today, Pantone’s color language supports all color conscious industries; textiles, apparel, beauty, interiors, architectural and industrial design, encompassing over 10,000 color standards across printing, textiles and plastics.  Pantone colors are available both digitally and physically, and integrated workflow tools such as PantoneLIVE and Pantone Studio, ensure market-relevancy and color achievability as technology continues to transform the design process

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.


Pantone LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of X-Rite, a Danaher Company, has an excellent opportunity for an experienced, highly motivated Ink Technician in our Carlstadt, New Jersey facility.

Pantone has been the world leader in color communication and specification for over fifty years. Pantone’s products and services are used by designers and manufacturers in many industries – from graphic design and print to apparel and product design – to ensure accurate color from inspiration to realization.

The Ink Technician is expected to:

* Use the X-Rite Ink Formulation Software and measuring instruments to accurately mix inks to exacting standards

* Mix inks either manually or with use of automated mixing equipment

* Ensure ink room is kept safe and organized by following all Pantone safety and organization standards (5S)

* Use computer to obtain and update manufacturing orders

* Participate actively in improvement activities and in Daily Management meetings

* Move materials, up to 50 lbs.

The Ideal Candidate Will:

* Have a strong attention to detail

* Have good computer skills and be open to learning new systems

* Be an engaged leader who will make suggestions for improvement

* Work well in a diversified environment

* Be flexible with new workflows and change management; live the concept of continuous improvement

* Be able to take instruction in written and spoken English

* Be comfortable operating light equipment for material movement

Job Requirements


* High School Diploma or equivalent

* Willingness to work and be trained 

* Ink Technician experience or press-side color approvals helpful

* Good communication skills

* Some computer skills

* Quality oriented with good color aptitude

* Working knowledge of ink mixing and color approvals - will train 

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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.