Ink Lab Technician / Colourist

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Ink Lab Technician / Colourist

  • Post Date:6th August 2021
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Job Description

Siegwerk is an international, market leading manufacturer of printing inks for all kinds of packaging. For Paper & Board applications, Siegwerk offers flexographic inks for all forms of packaging from corrugated board to bags, tissue, cups and wrapping paper.

Siegwerk UK, based in Swadlincote, Derbyshire, is now looking for an Ink Technician / Colourist to join our Application Laboratory team to support our growing and dynamic customer base.


The Role:

  • Perform Colour matching for clients, produces colour drawdowns to be sent to the client and records formulation information.
  • Provide support to the technical team for the preparation of new business proposals, and maintenance of customer Colour library.
  • Use analytic equipment to determine properties of inks/prints.
  • Perform other laboratory tests relating to the application of inks and their performance as required.
  • QC responsibility of intermediate and finished products.
  • Assist with production issues/troubleshooting.
  • Interaction with customers to discuss their requirements and assist with troubleshooting.


The Person:

  • Good colour vision (will be tested)
  • Minimum 2 years experience working with printing inks, colour matching and analysis
  • Experience of working in a laboratory
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good communication skills to develop relationships with customers and work with other departments
  • The ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines


Please apply by sending your CV to [email protected]