Color-Paste Mixing Supervisor

Supervise workers engaged in mixing colors for use in printing textiles.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Color-Paste Mixing Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in mixing colors for use in printing textiles: Schedules mixing of colors to correspond with production schedule and issues formulas to workers. Compares color smears and printed samples with standard color swatches to determine if mixed colors meet specifications. Alters formulas if colors on printed sample do not match colors on sample swatch, utilizing knowledge of colors and printing requirements. Examines surplus color returned from printshop and schedules its use in other formulas. Inventories and requisitions supplies, such as base colors, starch, oils, and chemicals. Trains workers in operation of machines and equipment. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.


Should I be a Color-Paste Mixing Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Color Paste Mixing Supervisor, Supervisor, Color-Paste Mixing

    How to Become a
    Color-Paste Mixing Supervisor

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