Color Standard Specialist

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Operations and Supply Chain


Posted: 2019 年 2 月 6 日
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114151601
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. The people here at Apple don’t just create products — they create the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that encourages the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. The APL Color Lab is responsible for maintaining and distributing color material master standards. The Color Standard Specialist will lead all activities in the lab, including the measurement, certification and distributing of color master standards.

Key Qualifications

  • Deep knowledge of basic color theory
  • Excellent color acuity
  • Familiarity with color metrology instruments, including spectrophotometer, gloss and ability to learn new methods as needed
  • Strong organization skills with attention to detail to manage color library
  • Proven experience conducting visual assessments of color match samples
  • Experience developing color measurement methods
  • Possess a strong ability to follow schedules and meet deadlines
  • Skilled with general office productivity software suites


In this role you'll focus on collaboration with Industrial Design to identify master standard materials for new colors and finishes. Maintain Master Standard library to stringent color requirements. Maintain Master Standards Library - Craft and document digital master standards - Measure, visually assess and certify physical master standards - Organize and archive master standards in library Project Management and Distribution - Develop, document, improve and standardize processes - Receive and process incoming materials, orders and handle distribution - Monitor stock and order replenishments from suppliers as needed - Take initiative to efficiently process incoming orders and distribute requested materials within tight timeline will be critical to success Instrumentation and Maintenance - Maintain color metrology instrument calibrations and annual maintenance - Develop and ensure good metrology practices Scale capabilities as needed - Develop and implement new measurement technologies as new materials and colors require - Lead expansion of facilities and equipment as needed

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