Dye Weigher/ Color Specialist


Manufacturing and Production

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Salary Range

Up to USD14/hr

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Branch Information

Providence/Cranston, RI - (USA) 1375 Park Avenue Suite 3 RI Cranston , RI 02920



Job Description

(1) - 1st Shift - Rate $14.00/hr. Hours are 6:45A - 3:15P with ½ hour unpaid lunch.

POSITION SUMMARY: This position is responsible for operating Henschel mixers; and, for weighing the pigment necessary to produce colors and blending specifications, up to 150 pounds per batch.


* Stores prepared materials in designated areas utilizing a forklift or pump jack.

* Records all colors on a daily log sheet.

* Responsible for activating the exhaust system and scale start up at the shift start up.

* Locates pigments in inventory and utilizing the formulation chart, collects appropriate amount of additives and concentrates. Weighs pigment, additives, and concentrates.

* Places pigment into specified Henschels to produce colorant.

* Submits samples of color to Supervisor for approval.

* Produces colors in a dry-powder or plastic form depending on order specifications. Upon completion cleans the machine and the surrounding area.

* Performs some preventative maintenance on mixers.

* Responsible for completing a daily production report.

* Maintains all other appropriate paperwork in company format.

* Performs all work in a safe manner to include the proper use of personal protective equipment.


 Performs material grinding operations as required/assigned.

 Assist in bagging area as needed.

 Responsible for emptying silos as necessary and moving to designated location.

 Moves barrels weighing up to and including 200 pounds and skids of material up to 1300 lbs. Using pump jack.

 Delivers material to other buildings when process is completed.

 Responsible for retrieving units from warehouse utilizing forklift, adding necessary additives to achieve color desired and deducting from inventory.

 Unitizes specific colored concentrates into bags as needed.

 Packs finished units on pallet and brings to warehouse for shipment.

 Maintains a neat and orderly work area, keeping walkways and aisles clear.

 Performs general housekeeping duties such as sweeping and trash removal.

 When work in primary classification is not available, may perform other duties according to skill and availability.