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Color Match Technician, Elastomers

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Location
San Jose, CA
Salary
$70,000 - $75,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor of Science
Date
Feb 13, 2017
Job ID
2411675
GENERAL PURPOSE
 
Non-exempt role for color matching of lab-scale elastomeric (rubber) compounds to customer specs.  Preparation of customer samples and assist in the lab compounding and molding processes.  Also responsible for evaluation of samples through the use of lab instrumentation and measuring devices.
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
 
  1. Responsible for color matching of FKM as per requests from a customer by compounding FKM and pigments.
  2. Responsible for making sample sheets of colored FKM to be submitted to a customer.
  3. Responsible for measurements of colors and properties of the samples.
  4. Responsible for packaging and shipping of the samples.
  5. Additional assignments as deemed necessary

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES 

  1. Keen sense of color and color-matching experience.
  2. Good communication skills, combined with good organizational and project management skills
  3. Knowledge of elastomers, including compounding and molding, is desirable
  4. Familiarity with roll mill, banbury mixer, and compression molding equipment is a decided positive.
 
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
 
  1. Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, polymer science or related field from an accredited university/college
  2. Minimum 3 years of industry experience
  3. Skilled in human relations, communication, and presenting data & results relating to developments, new applications, and project justification.
  4. Ability to use PC’s and corresponding software packages as tools for the job
  5. Ability to work across Japanese- American cultural lines
U.S. based candidates only
No visa sponsorship offered for this position