COLOR SCIENTIST, CHROMAFLO TECHNOLOGIES, INC. at Chromaflo Technologies in Ashtabula, OH
Summary of Position: This full-time position will provide direct technical support to our Technical Business by–Color Technology leadership for support of the Americas region, as well as interaction with the global organization; Directly interfacing with customers to define and convert opportunities or to resolve issues, as assigned by the Color Science Manager; Designing, planning, executing and timely completion of project elements in the laboratory, as well as in customers’ plant and laboratories, as appropriate, to meet customer requirements and expectations; Providing effective and timely communications at every stage of a project.
Major Areas of Responsibility: Provide color technology support as requested to facilitate both internal and customer use of Chromaflo colorant dispersions; Create and maintain color technology competencies in terms of instrumentation, electronic formulation tools, formulary files and color measurements; Help to create and support color marketing electronic tools and practices to be utilized in the market as part of the process to create a competitive advantage; Develop and train technical organization in state-of-the-art color practices for colorant dispersions, which includes the development and implementation of color procedures.
Qualifications: BS/BA in an appropriate field of science (Color Science, Physics/Math, ChE., Chemistry preferred); A minimum of 3-5 years industry experience in coatings in combination with color technology. Other industry experience may be considered in combination with a strong color technology background; Understanding of color theory, color measurement, color matching, color formulations including base resins, additives, and pigments for water-based, solvent-based, and 100%-solids coatings systems a plus; Ability and willingness to travel — occasionally, on short notice; Good interpersonal skills with ability to work with and support colleagues; Ability to manage complexity and proficient in data analysis; Good communication skills-capable of providing presentations and to write clear and concise reports; Willingness and ability to be self-directed in daily work.