Ink/Paint/Coating Specialist - 2nd/3rd Shift ($18-23/hr)
Batavia, OH 
Posted 27 days ago
Job Description

Build your Career with an Industry Leader

Multi-Color Corporation and Fort Dearborn have merged and are now the world's largest prime label and packaging supplier. Join the new MCC and you will have theopportunity to become part of an organization that is committed to excellence and industry leadership for over 110 years.

We are currently looking for an Ink Technician to join our team. Ink Technicians are responsible for small batch blending of ink to support the Press Department. This position will collaborate with production teams to ensure inks and coatings are preparedto meet customer specifications and production needs.


  • Maintain a safe and well-organized ink work area.
  • Follow standard operating procedures, utilizing ink dispensing equipment, color management devices and business system software, to ensure quality standards are achieved.
  • Records color formula in color management software and issues formula and mixing procedure to appropriate workers.
  • Log all information requested on the color match. Maintains file folders containing color ink prints and formulas for each design for use as printing standard.
  • Reviewof daily production schedule and production status to ensure timely preparation and staging of inks.
  • Maintains Ink room inventories, (inks, solvent, adhesive, operating supplies) maintains toners on Automatic Dispensing System and housekeeping.
  • Review job tickets to verify ink components are available and used as specified.
  • Performs quality color checks.
  • Processes ink returns and recertify to standards.
  • Monitors press for related ink issues and assists with trouble shooting.
  • Processes ink deliveries and stores supplies following FIFO inventory processes.
  • Performs daily and periodic cleaning to maintain the required 5S standards throughout the manufacturing area.
  • Read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Related duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • 3-5+ years of experience in printing and knowledge of ink procedures.
  • Proactive with all continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Excellent teamwork, and interpersonal communications skills
  • Good computer skills (Outlook, Word, Excel); plus ability to learn color management software.
  • Lift and/or move up to 35 pounds, stoop, squat, crawl, and kneel.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color acuity and the ability to adjust focus. Must have good judgment of color required for Color Hue evaluation.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

Other considerations:

  • MCC offers a competitive wage and generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance and 401(k).

MCC welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. MCC Label is an equal opportunity employer.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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