Color Specialist - Yankee Candle

Newell Brands Whately , MA 01093

Posted 7 days ago

Position Title: Color Specialist

Location: Whately, MA

Shift: 5th Shift, 12 Hour Days Rotating Schedule 5:45 AM - 6:00 PM

Job Summary:

The Color Specialist coordinates the completion of batches in a timely fashion to meet scheduling needs of the production floor, as established by the Job Flow team. Works closely with the Wax Prep Specialists providing component review, color review, and final authorization of scent time to ensure a quality product.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the completion of all batches with the Senior Machine Operators to ensure minimum dwell time and continuous filling operation.

  • Covers areas (rotation basis) requiring specificity and detailed accuracy, such as the Spectro Room (color analysis/approval of all batches) and the Dye Room (metering of all dye formulas).

  • Provide visual color approval when necessary (Passing Color Test Required). Review documentation for accuracy. Use prioritization to cover multiple areas when necessary, communicating clearly to team.

  • Acts as area leader on the floor. Assign resources as required to ensure their most efficient use including materials, labor, and equipment. Maintain close connection with Production Team to ensure work is being completed in the most effective manner. Maintain a smooth flow of work in the area and a keen awareness of the pace of the production line. Initiate conversations when situations appear to have varied from the current understanding. Complete reporting as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Ability to read and write in the English language.

  • Ability to stand for 8 plus hours and able to lift up to 40 pounds on a frequent basis.

  • Good working knowledge of basic arithmetic and the ability to calculate percentages.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Basic knowledge of computers a plus.

Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.


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