Careers at Colors For Plastics

Why Join Us?

Colors For Plastics focus is our customers and exceeding their expectations through commitment to full-spectrum service. Our exceptional teams have the passion and talent needed to deliver the high-quality standards we have come to be known for. We seek like-minded people who have the passion and talent to support our full-spectrum service. We provide an empowering, inclusive, fun, and rewarding culture. We continually reinforce our reputation for exceptional service by providing respect, training, involvement, recognition, security, and advancement opportunities to our team members. If you are looking for your next career opportunity, here are some reasons you should consider Colors For Plastics.

Hopper Filler $17.25/hr

Seeking 2nd shift (2pm-10:00pm) help in Elk Grove Village, Illinois!

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Fill hoppers for multiple machines
  • Lift 50 lbs & roll 175 lbs drums across the floor onto skids or lift platform
  • maintain clean and organized workspace

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Normal color vision
  • Bilingual English / Spanish

Liquid Machine Operator $17.25/hr

Seeking 2nd shift (2pm-10:00pm) help in Elk Grove Village, Illinois!

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Run sample & production size liquid mixers
  • Ensure production is running within specification
  • Lift 50 lb & roll 175 lb drums across floor onto skids or lift platform
  • Weigh up materials to use in jobs/formulations
  • Package liquid into various containers
  • Lable product
  • Maintain clean & organized workspace
  • Drive forklift (training available)
  • Work in different areas of production as needed

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Good math skills (cross multiplication; pounds / grams conversions)
  • Normal to good color vision
  • Bilingual English / Spanish
  • Effectively communicate verbal & written
  • Ability to work occasional overtime, Saturdays when needed

Purchasing Coordinator $19/hr

Seeking (8am-4:30pm) help in Elk Grove Village, Illinois!

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Request, update & maintain supplier pricing.
  • Monitor Late & Unconfirmed Purchase Orders.
  • Daily entering & filing of incoming raw material invoices & packing slips.
  • Review invoices & approve payment.
  • Purchase all office & production supplies accurately & within the desired timeframe.
  • Enter Purchase Orders in the System for incoming customer materials.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • One (1) year customer service experience.
  • Excellent email & phone communication abilities.
  • Strong time management & organizational skills.
  • Remarkable attention to detail.
  • Works well autonomously.

Lab Tech $19/hr

Seeking 1st shift (6am-2:30pm) help in Spartanburg, South Carolina!

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform color matches & chip requests.
  • Create new formulas by color matching using various pigments, dyes,  additives.
  • Run small injection molding machine & use small lab scales & color spectrophotometer.
  • Cross Train for Quality Assurance.
  • Check color & all specifications of products sent to the department for quality control.
  • Assist with maintaining incoming resin inventory.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Good math skills (cross multiplication; pounds / grams conversions).
  • Normal to superior color vision.
  • Effectively communicate verbal & written.
  • Some computer skills helpful.

Time Away

Time away from your workplace is necessary to recharge and refocus. Our Time Away benefits are competitive and includes holidays, personal, and vacation.

Matching 401(K)

We want you to invest in your retirement and we will invest with you. Our 401(K) matching is competitive with diverse investment choices to build your retirement savings.

Medical / Dental / Vision / Life / Supplemental

No one wants to worry about how they will pay for medical insurance, and we will help pay with you. We provide competitive medical, dental, vision, life, and supplemental insurance options, to meet your current and future needs.

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We succeed as a team. Our belief is if we collectively work together, have fun while we are doing it, and aim for our customer’s success, Colors For Plastics will rise. We offer a Compliments Program, Employee Appreciation, Team Building Activities, and treats with our monthly Anniversary / Birthday celebration.

Since 1972, Colors For Plastics has supplied custom colorants to the plastics industry. Our core strategy is consistently: change is opportunity. We believe that superior achievements are not obtained by accepting conventional wisdom, but by growing and adapting to modern technology and the needs of our customers. Our unique style of operation along with our dedication to our customers and employees will make COLORS a bright part of your future.

Recognition
ISO 9000 Registered since 1996
Best Places to Work 2015 & 2018
MAPP Member

Coreen Mogavero
Coreen MogaveroHR Manager
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"With over 100 team members across 3 locations in 2 states, we remain family-orientated and customer focused. It is this family culture that keeps our team members dedicated for decades. "