In House Operator (Ink Blender)

Central Scotland

Job summary

Harrison Scott Associates
Up to £28K (DOE) + OT
Printing, Supplier
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

We have an opportunity for an operator with an eye for detail and good colour vision to join a company dedicated to bringing colour and function to printing and packaging products. This in house role requires a good problem solver who takes a methodical approach to their work and who is capable of working under pressure.

Provide on-site support to customer through the following: 

o Dispense ink in line with the daily production plan(s)

o Move product to & from machine(s) if applicable

o Book back press returns into the dispense management system

o Place press returns in clearly marked locations

o Re-work press returns where possible

o Cluster press returns into common running colours

o Place a weekly material order using the order form provided

o File all delivery notes for month end consignment stock count

o Book new deliveries into the dispense management system

o Replenish material stocks on dispense management system

o Arrange uplift of any empty containers or waste ink, ensuring containers are safely palletized and lids are secured.


Support ink blender and ink production through the following: 

o Observe all customer & company rules and polices

o Ensure ink area complies with customers hygiene accreditation

o Maintain dispensing equipment & working area with good housekeeping techniques


Provide on-site technical support to customer through the following: 

o Update & maintain digital colour database & recipes within the dispense management system

o Update & maintain X-rite (iQC) with existing & new colour standards

o Support on-site colour corrections & basic trouble shooting on press


Support ink management and ink production through the following: 

o Capture any ‘NCR’ issues & action accordingly


If you have excellent communication skills and capable of performing the above duties without direct supervision then we would love to hear from you.

Please note that candidates must hold a full driving license.


6-2, 2-10, 10-6 rotating shift pattern

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