Colorist I

High Point, NC

Posted: 06/06/2019 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 262.19SK Pay Rate: 67,000 - 77,000

Colorist I

The Colorist I, Color Formulating position is responsible for creating color match formulas and contributing to color development within the Color Formulation Group of the Performance Coatings Group. 

Core Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Knowledge of pigments, their capabilities and other color relevant raw materials and their interaction
  • Basic Understanding of color science principles and their application to create color match formulas and contribute to color development work
  • Above standard level in creating and matching color formulas
  • Optimizes color formulas for quality
  • Accountable for contributing color solutions at industry professional level to projects of above standard complexity
  • Knows and operates best suitable instrument / software choice for intended purpose
  • Communicates results by writing technical report of low complexity
  • Functions under medium level supervision
  • Limited travel for color support and customer visits
  • Limited interaction with outside customers under supervision and guidance
  • Acts as knowledge resource within other color teams. Trains others
  • Leads a small team, is member of other teams
  • Communicates internally with info exchange, presentations within technical teams
  • Establish a timeline by required due date
  • Complies with and displays knowledge of all safety and security regulations and maintain a clean work area

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Stephanie Kemp at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  262.19SK


  • BS/BA in Color Science – or – HS Degree plus 12 years of relevant industry experience as defined as Paint, Coatings, Surface preparations in a technical role, 8 years of those in Color
  • 5 years of experience in color development and color matching defined as: Effect Color’s formula development and styling proposals including special optical effects
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Computer knowledge for basic inputting, communication, and data analysis
  • Math knowledge
  • Travel requirements: 5%, some overnight
  • Must have legal right to work in the country of employment without needing sponsorship now or in the future for employment visa status

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Stephanie Kemp at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  262.19SK



Stephanie Kemp
Sr Market Recruiting Specialist

Senior Level Recruitment Professional with more than 19 years of experience in the recruitment and placement of Industrial Chemists and Scientists Nationwide from Entry level to Executive level. Resins, Adhesives, Coatings, Plastics, Lubricants, specialty chemicals, additives, inks, and more!!
I have been very successful bringing top valued talent to my clients, and providing expert level guidance to candidates in career searches.

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