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Digital Graphics Manager

Company: MultiColor Corporation
Location: Napa
Posted on: September 10, 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! 


Position Description – Graphics Manager, Digital Department


The Digital department is composed of (3) Indigo, (4) Digicon, and Shrink Sleeve presses. The charter for this position is to be a strategic leader to ensure the graphics production effectiveness is a competitive advantage and world class. The key is leading the graphics (prepress) team to continually improve their value to internal and external customers. The importance of a well-orchestrated graphics department cannot be understated and is essential to our relationship with our clients, and therefore, our success.

ESKO, Indigo, and MIS Workflow Graphics Responsibilities

oContinually increase efficiency of ESKO, HP Indigo/Print OS, and MIS (LabelTraxx is current platform)

oFill in the natural IT “gaps” between the IT group and department needs

oHelp research and integrate graphics software and hardware for new products, i.e. shrink sleeves

Production Graphics Responsibilities

oAs a manager, ensure the safety of all employees, including the safe use of equipment.

oAdvising sales and customer service staff, and clients on alternative graphic options based on the project artwork, material selection, and technology(s).

oPreparing client graphic files for optimum proofing and production results

oWork with Indigo team lead to reduce the average number of colors used, with a focus on

larger orders.

oWork with account reps and production to prepare for and carry out effective client tours and press checks

Training Responsibilities

oEnhance and formalize the department graphics SOP’s for training

oCreate a formal training skills matrix of best practice methods and calendar of progression for each graphics person

oPersonally assist with the one-on-one training of graphics staff

oPosition graphics staff skill sets for redundancy for attrition insurance

Social Skills Required

oPerform effectively with attention to detail, in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment

oPerform effectively in a team-based approach to process improvement and problem-solving

oLeadership on new product discovery, assessment, and implementation

oAs a change-agent, present leadership and encouragement to co-workers while implementing new processes and ways of working

oPerform well independently on projects from beginning to end

oLead by example with a professional, positive approach that is aligned with corporate values

Supplier Relationships

oCultivate healthy supplier relationships while holding suppliers accountable for their performance

oWork with suppliers to engage in new technology testing and implementation

oOversee the graphics team’s responsibility for purchasing cutting dies, embossing and foiling dies, Flexo plates, graphics hardware and software, and laser printing consumables, etc.

Note: This description is to be used as a guide, and covers only the primary responsibilities and tasks of the job. It is in no way to be construed as an all-encompassing list of responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Background skills and requirements

  • Education and Training- Bachelor’s Degree required, or equivalent experience. Minimum 5 years Printing Industry experience.
  • Computer Skills– High proficiency in Microsoft Office, ESKO, Adobe Suite, IT networking concepts, and HP Indigo workflows, Ideally has experience with shrink sleeve and PS label production and with graphics embellishments such as foiling, embossing, spot varnishing.
  • Language Ability- Articulate, clear, persuasive and passionate in the spoken and written word.
  • Math Ability- College level math, including statistical analysis.
  • Physical Demands- Move about in offices and plants.
  • Qualifications- Business experience and relevant industry experience
  • Reasoning Ability- Rational, logical, fact-driven decision making. Read and analyze production and productivity documents.
  • Supervisory Abilities Lead and develop others. Relate to people at all levels of the organization, including diverse cultures.
  • Ability to work in an environment that encourages teamwork, participation, creativity, openness, honesty and mutual respect.




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 , Digital Graphics Manager, Other , Napa, California

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