Technical Service Engineer - Colorants
Job Opportunity at KLA Industries

Posted on Jul 11

http://www.klaindustries.com    513-939-3560

Location: Providence, RI
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4123727

A privately-owned leader in the plastics industry. A very established and stable company in business since 1924. With revenues around $1B, 9 US locations, they employ 1400 in the US and 1800 worldwide.  They have an extensive product portfolio of vinyl, thermoplastic elastomers, nylon, colorants, and other specialty compounds and esters. These custom compounds take on many forms within seven vital industries - Building & Construction, Construction, Electrical & Electronics, Industrial, Medical, Packaging and Transportation. Manufacturing has 8 divisions and 9 US locations, one in Singapore, china, Belgium and Germany. 

In the role of Technical Service Engineer supporting the Color division you will be responsible for providing technical support to sales representatives and customers related to plastic material, specifically in making material recommendations for color concentrate formulations and problem solving process optimization.  Travel to customer’s facility also required.
  • Translate customer requirements into product requirements
  • Develops formulations to meet customer product performance and processing requirements
  • Provides direct technical support to customers with product recommendations, process troubleshooting, and process optimization
  • Provides technical support to Sales and Marketing representatives
We appreciate our employees by providing:
  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Lucrative bonus program
  • Company Car, laptop, cell phone
  • Medical/prescription drug coverage
  • Dental & Vision
  • 401K company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Service Recognition 
Location: Pawtucket, RI or Henderson, KY 
 
Background Profile:
  • Four-year degree or equivalent experience in a field of study such as chemistry, color science, or engineering.
  • Position requires between 4-6 years of related technical service, lab management or color matching experience in the color concentrate industry.  Entry-level candidates with background in color science and/or color theory will also be considered. 
  • Strong understanding of color theory and color matching, basic understanding of plastics processing helpful.
 
 
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