Color Lab Manager – Fort Worth, TX

RTP Company, headquartered in Winona, Minn., is a global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics. The company has over 20 manufacturing plants located in the United States, Mexico, Europe, Singapore and China. RTP Company engineers develop customized thermoplastic compounds in over 60 different engineering resin systems for applications requiring color, conductive, elastomeric, flame retardant, high temperature, structural, and wear-resistant properties.

RTP Company is currently seeking a Color Lab Manager for our Fort Worth, Texas plant.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Plan and coordinate the activities required to support the production of colored products within the facility
    • Direct supervision of color lab personnel
    • Allocate resources to meet schedules
    • Provide training and leadership
    • Implement manufacturing specifications and guidelines for color products into production
  • Review color formulations for production and development
    • Review for compliance with guidelines
    • Review for efficiency and reproducibility
    • Review release criteria and process window
  • Direct color development within the facility
    • Apply the guidelines for color development established by the Color Division Management
    • Review and approve new matches
    • Review new colorants as needed
    • Interface with customers as required
  • Maintain Color Information and Data
    • Direct and provide leadership in the Color Match software use
    • Maintain the production and development physical standards and supporting documentation.
    • Provide necessary documentation to support production and development color as needed
    • Maintain retain system of standards and targets

The ideal candidate will exhibit the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Previous color work experience is preferred
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively and demonstrate courtesy, tact, and confidentiality when dealing with customers (internal and external)
  • Must have strong interpersonal and coaching skills
  • Must have a safety focused approach to work
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English

RTP Company offers a highly competitive benefits package and a competitive pay based on experience. For immediate consideration please apply online.

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