Colour Matcher x 2

Job Posted: 11th March 2022

Job Title:        Colour Matcher x 2, Scottish Leather Group

Reports to:     Colour Operations Lead, Scottish Leather Group

Location:         Bridge of Weir, Scotland

Mixing Pot

Role Purpose

The Colour Matcher works closely with the Finishing department to ensure that products are finished in the correct colour within customer tolerances. This involves the preparation of mixes as well as providing high quality colour corrections in line with departmental targets to control the number of corrections required.

Key Accountabilities

  • Working to Standard Operational Procedures
  • Working proactively with the Supervisor and reporting any concerns
  • Dealing with minor breakdowns
  • Delivering high quality outputs
  • Responsible for ensuring all Health and Safety standards are met
  • Takes ownership for ensuring all housekeeping duties are met, i.e. clean and safe work area
  • Team player: works as part of team to deliver results, sets high standards for self
  • Effective communications at all levels
  • Colour matching both manually/visually and using the Datacolor computer to meet customer specifications
  • Providing high quality Colour corrections on-line for all finishing roller coat and spray machines
  • Stock rotation using the FIFO system
  • Following correct technical procedures
  • Ensuring manual additions of colorants are added as and when required
  • Liaising with colour technicians on colour corrections and visual assessments
  • Recommending reformulations for colour recipes when required
  • Basic preventative maintenance of the dispensing system

Experience Desired

  • Superior colour vision required (determined using the Farnsworth Munsell test)
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced role and managing own workload
  • Experience of working in a manufacturing role would be advantageous
  • Able to demonstrate working to improve quality standards and/or making process improvements

Key Competencies Required


  • Respond positively to feedback and be open to incorporating these into your way of working
  • Be self-aware and authentic

Attention to Detail

  • Consistently provide accurate, complete, and quality work and information


  • Actively develop and maintain beneficial relationships and show commitment to outstanding teamwork


  • Achieve results by prioritising workload, effective time management, and showing efficiency with resources available
  • Show energy and determination to drive action through to completion


  • Develop and deliver clear, concise, consistent, and relevant information (verbal and written) to meet the needs of the audience
  • Understand, manage, and clarify expectations

Problem Solving

  • Recognise where problems may arise and suggest preventative measures
  • Always seek valid information to solve and eliminate root causes of problems/issues

Key Relationships

  • Team Leaders (Finishing)
  • Chemical Waste Team Leader
  • Colour Manager

How to Apply

To apply please send your cover letter and CV to

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