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Career Opportunities

Pantone LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of X-Rite Incorporated, is the world-renowned authority on color and provider of color systems and leading technology for the selection and accurate communication of color across a variety of industries. The PANTONE® name is known worldwide as the standard language for color communication from designer to manufacturer to retailer to customer.

X-Rite Company Description X-Rite, an Operating Company of Danaher Corporation, is the global leader in color science and technology. X-Rite develops, manufactures, markets and supports innovative color solutions through measurement systems, software, color standards and services. X-Rite’s expertise in inspiring, selecting, measuring, formulating, communicating and matching color helps users get color right the first time and every time, which translates to better quality and reduced costs. X-Rite serves a range of industries, including printing, packaging, photography, graphic design, video, automotive, paints, plastics, textiles, dental and medical.

Danaher Corporation Overview Danaher is a Fortune 200, NYSE-listed, science and technology leader that designs, manufactures and markets innovative products and services to professional, medical, industrial and commercial customers. The Danaher Business System provides a foundation to our 63,000 associates around the world, serving customers in more than 125 countries. In 2012, we generated $18.3 billion of revenue from five reporting segments: Test & Measurement, Environmental, Dental, Life Sciences & Diagnostics, and Industrial Technologies.

To apply for jobs within the X-Rite/Pantone company, you will need to submit your application through the applicant tracking tool of our parent company, Danaher.

Available Positions

Machine Operator

Pantone LLC, a division of X-Rite, a Danaher Company, has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Machine Operator in our Carlstadt, New Jersey facility. Pantone has been the world leader in color communication and specification for over fifty years. Pantone’s products and services are used by designers and manufacturers in many industries – from graphic design and print to apparel and product design – to ensure accurate color from inspiration to realization.

The Machine Operator is expected to:

  • Loading and unloading of textile dyeing machines
  • Cut and sew fabric utilized for specific jobs.
  • Extraction of fabric, fabric drying and cutting samples of recently dyed colors.
  • Learn all aspects of the dyeing cycle from start to finish.
  • Weigh dyes and Chemicals for dyeing of colors.
  • Perform heavy lifting; up to 50 lbs.
  • Maintain a clean work area. Perform daily and weekly 5S tasks in all work areas.
  • Perform daily and weekly preventative maintenance on machines on platform.
  • Provide feedback on processes / standard work procedures that align with DBS best team wins.
  • Be flexible with new workflows and change management; live the concept of continuous improvement
  • Assist in cycle counting
  • Strong attention to detail

Education and Experience Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • At least one year of Machine Operator experience
  • General Computer Skills: Excel / Microsoft office
  • Mapics +
  • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus

Job Function:Manufacturing & Operations
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-NJ-Carlstadt
Schedule: Full-time

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Senior Buyer

Pantone LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of X-Rite Incorporated, a Danaher company, is seeking a Sr. Buyer that reports directly to the Purchasing Manager. This role supports daily production operations by securing an optimum supply of material required for manufacturing to meet daily customer demand. The primary job responsibilities are to utilize and monitor material purchasing procedures with minimal inventory investment. These procedures involve direct contact with outside suppliers, transportation carriers, Customer Service, Sales, Marketing, and Operation staffs to meet/exceed current and projected customer requirements.


  • Utilize and monitor material purchasing procedures ensuring consistent quality, delivery, and cost with minimal inventory investment.
  • Forecast monthly material requirements to vendors to ensure material availability, based on historical data and PSI demand.
  • Identify and manage actual and potential material availability problems.
  • Root Cause/ Corrective Actions to short term and permanent solutions to material supply issues.
  • Develop new supplier relationships and procurement channels necessary to support business and supply chain objectives.
  • Suggest and implement appropriate procurement method (JIT, Reorder Point, Consignment, Reducing Lead-times, or Scheduled Releases) based on part characteristics, supplier, and demand to optimize material velocity and availability.
  • Direct contact with outside suppliers, customer service and operations staff to meet/exceed current and/or projected customer requirements.
  • Source alternate suppliers to provide PPV and IDM savings.
  • Achieve department performance goals (i.e. On Time Delivery, Inventory Turns and Accuracy, Material Flows, Risk Mitigation/Problem solving activities).
  • Develop & execute actions plans to ensure REACH and RoHS compliance (SVHC) for all purchased materials.
  • Assist in cost reduction projects and implementation of new product changes.
  • Job functions not limited to those listed above.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain or related field
  • Results and process driven; possess excellent organization (written and oral), and presentation skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to negotiate, multi-task, and drive improvements
  • Strong computer skills, specifically with EXCEL, database analysis, and experience working with ERP/MRP systems
  • Strong Knowledge of supply chain principles and sourcing
  • Experience in working with global suppliers with knowledge of customs, tariffs rules and regulations preferred
  • ISM or APICS certification preferred
  • SVHC compliance experience is preferred

Job Function:Manufacturing & Operations
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-NJ-Carlstadt
Schedule: Full-time

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Apply online here.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including health care, environment and industrial. With more than 20 operating companies, Danaher’s globally diverse team of over 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 2,000% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team!

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