Color Lab Technician - Temporary (2nd & 3rd Shift) $36/hr

at Group O in Milan, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Group O 
Location: US-IL-Milan 
Job ID: 2023-5135 
Category: Production 
Division: Supply Chain 
The Color Lab Technician will be responsible for formulating custom colors for silicone filling production lines using advanced equipment. They will also be responsible for various tests to ensure the correct colors and quality of product as well as compliance with our customer requirements and quality processes. 
Primary Tasks: 

Match in-process samples with standard colors to determine color accuracy within production. 

Operate various pieces of lab equipment and tools to obtain various testing results that are utilized for compliance with customer requirements. 

Recording of testing results in our system. 

Communicate results and other information with the lab team and production in a timely manner. 

Create custom colored pigments for use in creating custom colored silicones for production. 

Maintain samples for specified time period deriving from customer requirements. 

Secondary Tasks: 

Providing support for internal and external audit teams. 

Maintaining a safe, clean and orderly work area. 

Finding and supporting opportunities for improved performance, cost-savings and efficiency. 

Other duties as assigned. 


High school diploma or equivalent. (Associate degree in chemistry or lab-based sciences preferred). 


Flexibility in daily hours worked based on workloads. 

Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time. 

Experience in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook. 

Good oral and written communication skills. 

Be able to lift up to 50 lbs. 

Ability to maintain and safely utilize various pieces of lab equipment. 

Ability to follow work instructions and procedures. 

Ability to work well in a team environment Ability to work in a fast paced, stressful environment. 

Ability to work with and meet deadlines. 


Related previous lab experience or training. 

Desired Skills: 

Aptitude for problem-solving 

Desired Traits: 


Strong attention to detail 

Group O is an end-to-end business process outsourcing provider offering a wide range of innovative, technologically driven marketing, supply chain, and packaging solutions. Founded in 1974 and headquartered in Milan, IL, Group O is one of the largest Hispanic-owned companies in the United States with more than 1,200 employees both domestic and internationally. To learn more, visit 
Group O is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Our employment practices are based upon an individual's capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. 
Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status. 

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Job Posting: 10925651

Posted On: May 22, 2023

Updated On: Jun 13, 2023

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