Colour Technician

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Salary Description
£25,000 per annum
Contract Type

Colour Technician

£25,000 Per Annum


We have an exciting opportunity for an Ink/Colour Technician to work for our client based in Swadlincote, Derbyshire   This is an opportunity to work for a prestigious company that works alongside printing organisations, supplying the best quality products. The role involves colour matching to customer requirements and ensuring accurate recording of data on the formulation information. Using analytic equipment, you will be determining properties of inks and then testing to ensure accuracy and that requirements are met. Providing support to the technical team you will prepare tenders, customer swatches and maintenance of customer colour libraries. You will carry out quality checks throughout and at the end of production and assist with troubleshooting and any issues that might arise. Liaising with customer is necessary and therefore we are looking for someone with good customer service and communication skills We are looking for someone with previous experience within the printing/ink industry and good colour vision (this will be tested). 


  • Performing colour matches.
  • Accurate recording of colour formulations
  • Maintenance of customer colour records
  • Preparation of tenders
  • Use of analytic equipment to determine ink properties
  • Some requirement to visit customer sites might be necessary to provide technical support
  • Report writing
  • Laboratory testing of products
  • Quality checking of products throughout the cycles
  • Liaising with customers to discuss requirements and assist with troubleshooting.

  Hours of Work & Rates of Pay:

  •  Monday to Friday
  • 08.00am – 17.00pm 
  • £25,000 Per Annum  


We are looking for people with experience of the following: 

  • Previous experienced within the printing/ink industry
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good colour Vision
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Proven working knowledge of IT programmes
  • Good level of Maths & English ability
  • Ability to work alone or within a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Problem solving abilities
  • Keen to Learn


  • 25 Days Holiday PLUS Bank Holidays
  • Workplace pension
  • Life Insurance

  If you are interested in this role apply now. Alternatively, you can email your CV to or call for an informal chat on 01530 416770

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