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Operations Manager

Company: MultiColor Corporation
Location: Napa
Posted on: July 17, 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! 


Operations Production Manager

Departments: Maintenance, Sheetfed, Shrink, Warehouse

Location: Napa, California


Purpose: As a member of the North America Wine & Spirits Team, the Operations Manager plays a critical role in leading the overall department operating KPI metrics for maintenance, sheetfed operations, shrink sleeve printing, and warehouse/raw materials. This role will interact with all functional areas of the plant and will provide essential guidance on understanding and quantifying profit improvement activities.


Primary Responsibilities

Safety: Instill a sense of self-responsibility for safety among associates. Assure the safety of the associates and safe use of the equipment. Support the safety processes and programs of the Plant. Member of Napa Safety and Health Committee for the plant.

Model the Corporate Values and Principles: Conducts oneself in an appropriate and business-like and professional manner, building strong relationships both internally and externally.  Instills a high performance, people-driven culture, providing high expectations and high support.

Operations: Support the growth of the various departments by developing a strategy plan that will enhance the current operational capability and capacity through leveraging sheetfed technology, shrinkprinting, maintenance, warehouse, and people.

Performance Metrics: Establish, monitor and achieve Production operating metrics and expense budget. Establish and monitor annual goals and objectives for assigned production areas. Communicate and cascade KPI goals.  Drive accountability throughout the production.

Lean Manufacturing: Participate in continuous improvement/Kaizen teams. Develop and support a data-driven culture of continuous improvement. Work to develop process improvements to reduce waste, increase productivity, and improve quality.

Maintenance: Coordinates with the Maintenance Engineering Manager to leverage world class Maintenance principles, systems, project management, TPM tools, and best practices to ensure equipment readiness, maximized press utilization, and minimized downtime. 

Warehouse Leadership/Raw Materials Management: Lead and support the warehouse manager in all department activities. Maintain and enhance efficiencies around raw material availability for production. Inspect and protect incoming raw materials to ensure the quality and consistency of materials being used at press.

Review and recommend the best options for minimizing inbound and outbound freight costs; Identify and implement costs saving initiatives in all areas of responsibilities to drive out unneeded cost out of the business.
People: In coordination with Human Resources and Plant Leadership as required, accomplishes human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of three plus years of relevant manufacturing experience, with proven ability to manage multiple managers and departments.
  • Continuous Improvement Lean Manufacturing experience needed.


  • Packaging or Printing knowledge
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Industrial Engineering/Technology, or related field required

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • ERP (Radius) internal and external reporting on a continuous basis
  • Raw materials management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office or equivalent. The ability to create and customize presentations required. Must be proficient at creating and working with Excel spreadsheets.
  • Ability to articulate, clear, persuasive, and passionate in the spoken and written word.
  • Proven track record of leading and coordinating multiple projects.
  • Practical knowledge of CA/OSHA manufacturing industry requirements.
  • College level math, including statistical analysis. Working knowledge of budgets, estimates, and forecasting.
  • Must be able to move about the entire plant daily.
  • Reasoning Ability. Rational, logical, fact-driven decision making. Read and analyze production and productivity documents.
  • Willingness to be available as required during critical times.




    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 , Operations Manager, Other , Napa, California

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