Color and Additives Business Manager

Bristol, Virginia, United States

Posted on 09/12/2019

Position Details




Manufacturing & Dist / Other


Sales / Retail / Business Development

Job Level:

Standard Management (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)


Bachelor's Degree

Reference ID:


General Job Description:

The qualified applicant will design and implement continued process improvements in the current color and compounding department with a future state perspective while developing and growing associated markets outside the existing product offering and customer base. The applicant must be able to effectively communicate internally to departmental and staff associates while developing relationships with customers to be identified and maintaining relationships with current vendors that might see this direction as a threat.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide direction to current compounding and color associates
  • Ensure departmental acceptance through specific change management activities.
  • Mentor and coach to grow competency of departmental management
  • Monitor day-to-day process conformance, operability, and standards
  • Identify, execute, and report on process improvement activities
  • Lead in new product development activities
  • Identify and grow related market opportunities that utilize Bristol assets


Qualifying Skills / Attributes:

  • Self-motivated and capable of prioritizing and executing day-to-day tasks without direction
  • Proficient knowledge and understanding (in detail) of color matching and other polymer processes
  • Proficient knowledge of the general color match market
  • Able to handle a variety of tasks and requests from multiple sources
  • Able to make line adjustments and process improvements in accordance to 6-sigma best manufacturing principles
  • Proficient in standard Microsoft Office software (et. al.)



Four year degree, preferably in engineering field



10 years Color manufacturing and/or sales/tech service preferred but not required, experience in product /business development.



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