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MERCED, CA Full time
Posted on March 30, 2018

About This Job

Label Technology, an award-winning convertor of flexible packaging, pressure sensitive labels, and pouches is seeking an Ink Technician for a key position to support production in a high-performing flexographic printing press room.


If you’re looking for a rewarding and challenging opportunity where you directly impact the success of the company, then we have a place for you!

What You Will Do

  • Use your color knowledge and theory to develop ink formulas, blend and prepare inks and varnishes for a wide range of substrate materials.
  • Compare provided samples with standard color card, or blend base color and compare results with sample to determine formula required for duplicating colors.
  • Work closely with production team to ensure adherence to customer and plant specifications.
  • Ensure pressroom inventory is maintained at adequate levels to ensure continued production.
  • Record color formulas, mixing procedures, and ink performance issues.
  • Continually monitor and check production schedule for flow and make changes as required.


About You

  • A background of color theory and color matching skills – not necessarily in printing, but preferred.
  • Analytical ability to resolve technical issues.
  • Effective communication, math, and basic computer skills.
  • High school diploma or GED.


Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Standing, lifting, squatting, bending, walking, pushing and pulling all day long.
  • Frequent use of vision to identify/qualify colors, close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus – very frequent color comparison.


About Label Technology

Label Technology is an employee-owned company founded in 1986 and has emerged as a market-leading printer of packaging materials for a wide range of markets including natural products, food and nutraceuticals. Label Technology will provide you with the unique opportunity to work at a high-profile corporation while having a daily direct impact to company growth and success.


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