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Role: Quality Control Technician


Role: Quality Control Technician

  • Discipline:Operations
  • Location: USA
  • Educational attainment: Associate degree in quality or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Hours per week: Full-time
  • Employment: Fixed contract
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Brandy Wright
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Location Richmond, IN, US

Quality Control Technician

As the Quality Control Technician, you will be responsible for the in-process testing of products produced in HC-R to ensure products will meet the Final Quality Control standards, assist with the analyzation of new raw materials, and ensure the required documentation and reporting for both customers and HCA records are compliant with established work instructions. You will also provide data and feedback for the control of Holland Colours production processes and conduct FFC’s and complaint investigations. 


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Core duties of this role


Essential Functions

  • Follow all safety and OSHA guidelines as set forth by the company.
  • Differentiate between colors and achieve an acceptable score on color tests.
  • Utilize all equipment in Quality Control Lab as required to perform job. Company will train for proper use.
  • Be proactive, have proven problem-solving and decision-making skills, exhibit good judgment and excellent follow-through skills.
  • Possess and convey credibility, a positive attitude, high integrity, and a high degree of professionalism.
  • Perform all tasks independently in a high-pressure environment. Must prioritize own workload.
  • Support Holland Color's unique, person-driven culture:
    1. Responsibility
    2. Teamwork
    3. Proactiveness
    4. Competence
    5. Accountability
  • Support the integrated lab for which training will be provided and may include tasks such as color matching, chip prep, UV testing, weathering, etc.




  • Operate various testing equipment.
    1. Viscometer
    2. Brabender
    3. Press out press
    4. Particle size analyzer
    5. Color Computer /Spectrophotometer
    6. Injection molder
    7. Others as needed or acquired.
  • Test mixed materials from production mixing vessels against existing standards according to quality control inspection sheets.
  • Ensure every tested product meets the Final Quality Control standards as set by the company.
  • Process requests for raw materials to be sent to mixing rooms. Process mixing formulation sheets for mixers.
  • Adjust product to meet customer specifications.
  • Work in an efficient manner including the organization and management of computer files.
  • Abide by company rules, policies, and safety procedures.
  • Provide technical support to internal HCA representatives as it relates to processing testing methods.
  • Work closely with external and internal stakeholders to support standards set forth by ISO 9001:2015.
  • Maintain a clean and organized Quality Control Department.
  • Verify equipment is functioning properly and adequately maintained.



Our mission

Growth through innovation

Are you a detail oriented with a keen eye for quality?  Do you have a passion for maintaining high standards?

As the Quality Control Technician, you will hold a key part within our Quality Department!   

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Our Requirements

  • Associates degree in quality or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Math skills equivalent to basic algebra
  • Good color vision required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required
  • Ability to learn company specific software required
  • Experience in plastics and/or color industry is a plus.
  • Authorized to work in the United States.

Our offer

We offer a challenging yet rewarding position for 40 hours a week in an international environment, with market conditions of employment and sufficient room for personal development and growth opportunities. 

A competitive salary commensurate with education and experience. Our employment conditions package is diverse and includes, among other things, profit sharing and shares. Holland Colours has an active employee ownership plan. 

The Holland Colours culture has the following core values: Accountability, Teamwork, Proactiveness, Responsibility and Competence. 

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We look forward to welcoming a dedicated Quality Control Technician to our team. If you meet the qualifications and share our commitment to excellence, apply today!

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