Job Title: Ink Technology Manager

Salary: £65k to £70k pa (depending on experience

Location: East Midlands

Reference: J4506

Contact: George Thompson

Telephone: 0141 647 6688

Categories: Management, Midlands, Equipment


This position has now been filled, but has been left on our website as we have other similar vacancies to this on an ongoing basis that might interest you. More importantly, we have vacancies that are not advertised due to their confidential nature therefore it would certainly be in your interest to email your CV, as a word document, depending on which sector you are in, to :-

Head of Packaging recruitment – Greg Nelson –

Head of Print recruitment–Neil Pearson –

Head Paper recruitment – Gary Young –

Board level, account management and all levels of sales vacancies –

George Thompson –

Our divisional heads will then email your CV internally to the consultant who specialises in your exact sector, for example a category of packaging is cartons, a category of print is print management, in fact we have over 30 specialist categories. Our specialist consultant will contact you if we have a live vacancy that matches, or contact you in the near future as soon a good match to skill set and experience becomes available.


We are on the search for an Ink Technology Manager passionate about going one step further to create unique solutions. This is not only the chance to embark on a new role, but it is exposure to a large network and outstanding career opportunities. Employees of this worldwide company work closely together to discover the best possible solution for its customer.

Key Responsibilities

* Independent management and development of new, innovative inks

* Intensive contact with customers, suppliers and manufacturers
* Optimisation of products in terms of quality and manufacturing costs
* Contribute to the new product development team  (create and check ink samples)
* Active investigation of the field of inks and if necessary, initiation of countermeasures or corresponding developments

This role requires an independent and creative individual, but who also likes working in a team. The type of candidate we are looking for will could be a colour management specialist within a packaging repro company, an ink manufacturer, or a highly specialist role within a print/packaging environment.   Candidates must have recent man-management experience. 
 This is a fantastic opportunity that achieves more than expected, with ideas that are derived from its family like culture.

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