Colour-Shop Technician

Location Macclesfield
Discipline: Coatings
Job type: Colour Matcher
Salary: £20 - 30k & benefits
Contact name: Laura Merritt

Contact email:
Job ref: 195
Published: 12 months ago

​Our client is a long established manufacturing company with a reputation for excellence. They have an exciting opportunity to expand the Colour-shop team with an experienced colour matcher to work as a Colour-shop Technician.

Main responsibilities:

  • To prepare coating mixes, and carry out quality control on these mixes, before and during coating.

  • Ensure that all batches are colour matched to standards.

  • Maintain appropriate QC records.

  • Maintain Colour-shop housekeeping.

  • Cover, when required, for the on-site effluent plant.

  • Adhere to Health & Safety Regulations.

Successful candidate:

  • Colour matching experience.

  • Coating/troubleshooting experience (not essential, training will be given).

  • Good numeric and literacy skills, basic computer skills.

  • Able to prioritise and manage own workload.

  • Comfortable lifting up to 25kgs.

  • Flexibility.

Working Hours:

This position is offered on a two-shift basis, Monday to Friday 06:00 – 14:00, Monday to Thursday 14:00 to 00:00 on a rotating schedule. Overtime is not guaranteed but there is opportunity for extended hours when workloads permit.


  • Salary will depend on your level of experience.

  • 31 days holiday plus statutory Bank holidays.

  • Company pension.

  • Company health scheme.

  • Uniform provided

  • Full time, permanent position following a 12-week trial period.