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.

Batcher $16.25/hr

Seeking help in Spartanburg, South Carolina!

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Reading color formulations
  • Collecting necessary materials & weighing per formula
  • Labeling of pigments & batches

Minimum Requirements:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Forklift driving experience
  • Ability to work independently & with others
  • Previous extrusion, batching or mixing experience preferred

QA Lab Tech $17/hr

Seeking help in Elk Grove Village, Illinois!

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Cross check lot colors by molding chips on an injection molding machine to standard color chips
  • Run small injection molding machine
  • Adjust color to lot batches, when necessary
  • Communication corrections to production team
  • Maintain clean and organizted workspace

Minimum Requirements:

  • High Schhol Diploma or equivelant
  • Good math skills (cross multiplication; pounds/gram conversions)
  • Normal to superior color vision
  • Effectively communicate verbal & written

Extrusion Operator $17.25/hr

Seeking help in Elk Grove Village, Illinois!

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Run twin & single screw extrusion machines
  • Life 50 lb & roll 175 lb drums across the floor onto skids or lift platform
  • Maintain clean & organized workspace

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Good math skills (cross multiplication; pounds / gram conversations)
  • Normal color vision
  • Bilingual English / Spanish

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.


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.

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. "