• Color Development Specialist

    Job Division SRG Global
    REF. 2018-3051
    Position Type (Portal Searching)
    Regular Full-Time
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    Color Development Specialist


    Who is SRG Global?  Find out here!



    We are SRG Global, a Tier One automotive supplier, with our World Headquarters located in Troy, Michigan.  SRG Global honors and stands by our core values. Our team is 5,000 employees strong in 22 locations worldwide. We aim to improve people’s lives and have a positive impact on our local communities.


    SRG Global is seeking to find a Color Development Specialist.




    An ordinary day for a Color Development Specialist:


    Color Development

    • Order and maintain OEM Master paint/finish/coating plaques
    • Coordinate plaque spray-out or application for color assessment by OEM
    • Lead color approval activities with customer
      • Work with supplier to make necessary color adjustments
      • Interface with OEM contact and SRG coating supplier on submission timing 
      • Communicate to SRG facility to assure on-time submission
    • Develop and produce unique SRG Global color/finish Masters
    • Establish and maintain good relationship with OEM contacts in Design Quality and Studio;


    Color Validation

    • Coordinate plaque/part spray-out or application for laboratory testing
    • Schedule testing at internal or 3rd-party labs
      • Obtain customer specifications
    • Write test reports
      • Communicate results
      • Schedule retesting as needed
      • Develop and maintain catalog of validated and approved tints or material

    What do I have that would make me qualified?

    • Knowledge of paint formulation (pigments, hardeners, solvents, resins, dispersants, and wetting agents)
    • Knowledge of typical automotive interior and exterior requirements
    • Experience with other paint/coloring technologies preferred (ink jet, PVD, etc.)
    • Experience with color submissions and surface approvals at OEM customers is highly desired

    How do I know if I am the right fit for a role?

    • Comprehensive color expertise
    • Established network of automotive paint/color-industry contacts
    • Basic understanding of automotive paint application
    • Good communication skills:  ability to communicate pertinent color information or specifications to applicable SRG Global personnel

    Benefits of working at SRG Global?

    • Positive MBM Culture and work environment
    • Competitive pay
    • 401k match program
    • Health benefits
    • Employee discounts
    • Career development and individual growth opportunities (locally and globally)


    What do we have to offer?

    As a Guardian company, we are committed to offer a competitive compensation package and an opportunity for you to maximize your potential. We pride ourselves in promoting career opportunities in an open environment, which encourages individual development and gives you opportunities to expand your knowledge and work as part of a global team. We offer a unique professional experience in a culture based on integrity, compliance and value creation. If you are interested in finding out more about our culture, please visit us on our website:


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