Ink/Color Laboratory Lead

Full Time | North Bergen, NEW JERSEY | 3 months
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Full Time
North Bergen

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Ink/Color Laboratory Lead-PAN000127 
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 or X-Rite Incorporated, a Danaher company, has an exciting opening for an Ink/Color Laboratory Lead in Carlstadt, NJ. 

Position Overview: Measure, qualify and match base inks, printed color forms and custom color formulas to meet Pantone’s global quality expectations.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
* Qualify base inks and raw materials to ensure correct colors and Pantone quality requirements can be produced
* Function as Color Control technician for off-site press runs of Pantone forms.
* Match and produce custom color inks to meet customer color requirements
* Communicate and manage custom Corporate Color jobs through the entore production cycle to meet customer delivery expectations



* High School education or equivalent
* 5 years experience with critical color matching
* Must successfully complete the Farnsworth color test
* Experience with standardizing and approving base inks
* Proven experience and “hands on” knowledge of offset printing process, color control on press and ink trouble shooting
* Understanding digital colorimetric data
* Experience using Xrite iColor control and IFS software
* Experience using Xrite eXact and IGT Printability Tester
* Ability to work cross-functionally on various projects
* Self starter and works with minimal to no supervison
* Action and results oriented; SAFETY first; quality; sence of urgency; customer focused; adaptive to change; collaborative; strategic and tactical.

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 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 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.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.

:  Pantone
Job Function
:  Manufacturing & Operations
Primary Location
:  North America-North America-United States-NJ-Carlstadt
:  Full-time

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