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Ink Technician/Color Matcher

Reidsville, North Carolina, 27320, United States
20.00 hourly
March 02, 2014
Contact Info:

Michael E. Ziegler

*** ********* **.

Reidsville, NC 27320

Phone: 336 ***-****


To enter into a position where I can apply my skills in customer service, color

matching, quality control, production administration, training and supervision.


September 10, 2013- Present

Multi Packaging Solutions Greensboro, NC

Ink Tech

Ink Tech/ color matcher with water based inks. Duties include: making ink using the

Spec dispensing system, QC inks, tone inks at press, help trouble shoot press, order

inks and coatings, monitor schedule for changes, use X-Rite color computer

January, 1995 -July, 2012

Sun Chemical Reidsville, NC

Senior Inplant

Senior Inplant at Amcor Packaging (solvent gravure plant). Duties included: color

matching, rematched coatings for proper amounts of matting agent, soft touch powder

and rough touch powders, update the information in the Novaflow dispensing

system, trouble shoot the press, monitored an ever changing schedule on computer,

write the SOPs, maintain the QC folders, making and dispensing ink, order ink, return

totes, manage ink inventory, billing and VOC reports thru Novaflow, train

personnel on the Novaflow dispenser system, used X-Rite to measure densities for

process work, and resolve customer problems.

Inplant Tech/Inplant Manager at Smurfit-Stone, Muncie, IN (solvent gravure/flexo

plant).Duties included: color matching using regular liquid bases, fluorescent, pearlescent, and

metallic powders with a Geiger press, trouble shoot press, order ink, manage ink inventory,

work with solvent MVTR coatings, water base MVTR coatings, EB coatings, used the

X-rite press side to make sure the color had a delta-E of under two, resolve customer

problems and organize trials.

Inplant Tech at Johnson & Harden, Cincinnati, OH (offset plant). Duties included:

making ink, trouble shooting a web offset and web heatset offset press, changing

out totes, and color matching.

August 1992-January 1995


Lab Tech

Lab Tech/ Color Matcher with water based inks. Duties included: color matching using

the X-Rite Color Computer, solve customer problems, answer customer’s questions,

resolve customer complaints, fill in for QC, research and development; and enter

formulas into the computer.

October 1989-September 1992

Willamette Industries Delaware, OH

Supervisor/Lab Tech

Supervisor- Full charge of 2nd shift ink production including QC and worked as a lab

tech, training new production personnel, scheduled production, evaluated staff,

and filled in for Manager. Member of safety committee.


Twin Valley North High School Lewisburg, OH

High school diploma

The Ohio State University Columbus, OH

Received no degree


Proficient in Word, Excel, and Access. Work with the Novaflow dispensing system,

excellent working knowledge of color matching and hazardous materials, effective

communication skills with customers and fellow employees, writing procedures,

working with an ever changing production schedule, ordering ink, maintaining

min. and max. levels of inventory, reworking ink, monthly reporting of VOC and

billing; and record keeping. Certification in OSHA and DOT requirements for

hazardous materials.