Senior Ink Technician - 3rd Shift

Manufacturing Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania


Build your Career with an Industry Leader

Multi-Color Corporation and Fort Dearborn have merged and are now the world’s largest prime label and packaging supplier. Join the new MCC and you will have the opportunity to become part of an organization that has been committed to excellence and industry leadership for over 110 years.

The Printing Ink Technician is responsible for preparation, toning, and color matching inks for all printing jobs on press. The Printing Ink Technician has a good eye for color, is skilled in differentiating colors and tones, and understands color theory. 

Why work at MCC: 

  • Compensation: Up to $28.00 hourly 
  • Generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance and 401(k)
  • Paid Holidays: New Years, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, plus two floating Holidays


  • The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Maintains ink supply at all presses as needed.
  • Record and enter ink usage per job.
  • Conducts color match at the press to assist as needed to ensure job approval.
  • Obtains and enters approved formulas in database.
  • Handles color matching per customer requests and preparation of color submissions.
  • Assists in putting away inks as they are delivered.
  • Assists in managing inventory levels on all ink products.
  • Assists in color standard preparation as needed.
  • Enter and document all security inks used and received in QC database.
  • Enter inks when delivered in database to complete purchase orders.
  • Maintain ink levels to be inventoried and ordered.


  • High school or GED equivalent required.
  • Must have advanced color matching knowledge.
  • Must have experience in X-Rite color matching and approval.
  • Must have general computer skills, including basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PPT, etc.).
  • Must have strong math skills.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be organized and demonstrate ability to maintain organized working space in the ink lab and retain areas.
  • Must understand and follow safe work practices and procedures.
  • Must be able to lift at least 50lbs without assistance.
  • Must be willing to learn other ink systems as needed.
  • Must have perfect or near perfect vision (with or without corrective lenses) and normal color vision.
  • Must be flexible with the ability to adjust working schedule and duties.
  • Should have an understanding of resins, pigments, and additives.
  • Should have experience in multiple ink systems.

Diversity & Inclusion 

At MCC, we believe what makes us unique, makes us better. We embrace & care deeply about creating a workplace where our people feel valued & empowered. We are committed to providing an environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly & with respect. We consider our people our best asset & understand the importance of bringing different perspectives. We are committed to providing equal opportunity regardless of gender identity/expression or ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or life stage. We encourage & welcome all genders, people of disability, LGBTQI+ community, refugees & people from culturally & linguistic diverse backgrounds to apply.