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Production Scheduler/Planner

Company: MultiColor Corporation
Location: Napa
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

Multi-Color is one of the largest and most awarded label companies in the world, servicing segments such as Home & Personal Care, Food & BeverageWine & Spirits and Consumer Durables. A true global leader, our state-of-the-art facilities operate in over 26 countries.  

Our 10,000+ employees are guided by our core values: Integrity, Passion, Creativity, Perseverance and Achievement. These values constantly guide our interactions and decision making at Multi-Color!

Join us today! 


Job Description                      


Department: Wet Glue

Job Title: Scheduler/Analyst/Buyer

Classification: Salaried and Full Time

Supervisory Personnel Functions: None

Location: Napa, CA

Reports To: Operations Manager


Job Summary: This hybrid multi facet role is an exciting position in which the Scheduler/Analyst/Buyer gets to decide the most efficient way to run a production job while meeting customer expectations and demands. As the main connection between production and sales, this position needs to understand both sides of the operations business needs. Makes realistic commitment to customers while also encouraging production team members to improve current lead time/quality standards.

Scheduler Duties:

  • Maintain close relationships and open communication between other members of the team including production, prepress, planning, customer service, sales, and purchasing.
  • When schedule conflicts arise, the scheduler is responsible for communicating with other departments to help drive solutions.
  • Decide how to efficiently produce label orders with profitability, quality, and customer service in mind.
  • Review orders from the planning department to ensure they are planned effectively.
  • Make delivery commitments to sales team based on material availability and machine capacity. Delivering quality labels quickly to customers relies on strong scheduling and clear communication.
  • Plan jobs for the appropriate press technology in a timely manner.
  • Schedule planned work to achieve best Service outcome for Customer and Best performance and efficiency (O.T management) outcome for Multi-Color.
  • Assist in coordinating CTV’s with both Production and Services.
  • Coordinate external tooling with suppliers to align with best Service and performance outcomes.
  • Communicate schedule status and coordinate requirements needed to achieve on time delivery.
  • Promote and conduct high levels of communication both verbal and written between all departments.
  • Review conversion rates for production to pinpoint most successful and unsuccessful label runs. With the underperforming jobs, the scheduler encourages planners to reengineer the way a job is produced. 
  • With high performing jobs, the scheduler communicates the success to team managers and production workers.  

Analyst Duties:

  • Facilitate assigned projects by serving as a liaison between operations and support services departments, setting and communicating goals, and evaluating and refining results.
  • Collaborates with business staff to thoroughly understand the needs to be supported by the information systems and technology.
  • Determines how changes to the project will affect the sheet fed business and systems.
  • Responds to inquiries and provides information to the operations regarding current and potential system inputs, processes, and outputs. 
  • Works with the Operations Manager and other leaders to identify and address inefficiencies and opportunities for cost reduction. 

Buyer Duties:

  •  Orders raw materials as needed and participates in the procurement process as directed by the Regional Purchasing Manager. 

Misc. Duties:

  • Part of the Napa MCC Sustainability Committee. As a committee member this individual will play an integral part in identifying sustainability problems, perform waste stream management, and contribute to green building practices and green procurement plans.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  •  Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with proven ability to clearly communicate with engineering, technical support, sales, and management.
  •  Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  •  Ability to learn quickly and to creatively solve new problems.
  •  Ability to adapt to change.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Business, or related field required.
  • No experience required for the right candidate.




If you need special assistance or an accommodation in applying, please contact our Human Resources Department at  

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or  applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Keywords: MultiColor Corporation, Napa , Production Scheduler/Planner, Other , Napa, California

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