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Danaher Corporation Paint Lab Colorist - Entry Level in Grand Rapids, Michigan

X-Rite Pantone recognized nationally as a “Best & Brightest Company to Work For”, is seeking a Paint Lab Colorist to join our team in Grand Rapids, Michigan! You will enjoy formulating and producing color standard products.

As a Paint Lab Colorist, you will:

  • To ensure the accurate production and quality of Munsell paint products for standard products and technical service work

  • To provide the technical and project information that is needed by internal/external customers, sales, and customer service departments.

  • Maintain inventory levels of Supplies (colorants, raw materials, and supplies used in the color matching process)

  • Responsible for care and maintenance of equipment

Your Education and/or Background Experience will include:

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • 1-2 years of paint mixing experience is preferred.

  • Pass the Farnsworth Munsell Color Test with a score of 20 or less.

  • Basic functionality of Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Excel and Word programs).

  • Ability to work with paint (Nitrocellulose) and paint materials (latex & Paint Solvents).

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-task environment meeting all production standards and times with a high attention to detail, accuracy and orderliness.

  • Communication skills, written and verbal among team members (including internal customers), should be excellent!

  • Familiarity with use of precision instrumentation and measurement (example: weight per gallon instrumentation).

  • Ability to lift heavy objects: 25 pounds routinely, up to 70 pounds occasionally.

  • Ability to stand and walk up to 100% of the day.

    Here's what X-Rite Pantone will offer you:

  • Benefits galore. Comprehensive benefits package, wellness program, paid parental leave, 401(k) options, casual dress code, on-site yoga classes and more!

  • Work/Life balance. A rich Vacation/PTO package and 14 PAID holidays!

  • A great culture . One where the best team wins. You’ll love working with our team in a fast-paced, collaborative and continuous improvement environment.

  • Opportunities for growth . At X-Rite, we value employee growth. As an associate of X-Rite/Pantone there are many opportunities to grow professionally and personally through training, mentoring/coaching and additional job responsibilities. As part of Danaher, you can grow your career across five high-impact industries, six continents and more than 20 global operating companies – we are committed to hiring from within, wherever possible, and supporting your mobility.

  • The chance to give back to our community .

  • Work for an organization that is dedicated to building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive culture. Join us on our D&I journey .


Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .