Colour Laboratory Technician

Posted 3 days ago by HMG Paints Limited

HMG Paints Ltd is the UK’s Largest Independent Paint Manufacturer, an opportunity has arisen for 2 Colour Laboratory Technicians. The successful candidates will work as part of a close-knit team and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, be self-motivated and proactive in terms of taking the initiative to perform tasks as required.

Working Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:15am to 5.00pm. Fridays 8:15am to 4.00pm.


  • Formulating colours with wet paints to satisfy both internal and external requirements.
  • Spraying mixed paint products onto panels to check the colour.
  • Testing and approving new product ingredients.
  • Dealing with customers’ colour requirements on the telephone and also on a one to one basis.
  • Liaising with the colour lab manager on any areas of difficulty as part of their job.


  • Previous experience in spraying and colour matching is an advantage but not essential as training will be given
  • Good numeric and literacy skills
  • I.T. skills, Microsoft word, excel
  • Able to work in a methodical orderly and tidy manner
  • In some instances, able to work unsupervised
  • Good attendance and punctuality record
  • Be able to follow Health & Safety Regulations


22 days’ holiday plus service days

8 paid bank holidays

Holiday on your Birthday plus double pay

Subsidised canteen

Profit related bonus

Death in service

Free on-site parking

Required skills

  • Communication
  • Customer Service
  • Methodical
  • I.T Literate
  • Professional

Application questions

Maths & English GCSE Grade C or above?
Covering Letter?

Reference: 39107452

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