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Newell Brands Assembler-2nd Shfit, The Coleman Company in Wichita, Kansas

The Coleman Company, Inc.

Job Description


Job Title: Operator, Assembly

Department: 680, Production - Plastics

Reports To: Supervisor

Job Code: 005P

FLSA Status: Hourly Non-Exempt

Prepared Date: February 2009

Updated: December 2013

Primary Function :

Performs a series or combination of tasks involved in the assembly of coolers

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities :

I. Performs a variety of tasks to produce various coolers. Judgment is required to maintain Line speed and to produce quality product in compliance with defined production specifications.

a. Confirm and sign Assembly line and safety buyoff prior to starting line.

b. Initiate product run and remove parts with damage or unacceptable defects.

c. Maintain cycle time standard to meet production requirements.

d. Operate pour station in compliance with quality standards and training.

e. Operate fixtures to perform various tasks (dejig, wheels, handles and packout)

f. Track good/bad parts produced.

g. Continuously inspect for Critical to Quality (CTQ) elements and immediately notify of defects and/or errors.

h. Utilize 5S methods to maintain a clean work environment and follow Lean Manufacturing Principles.

I. Use of hand and portable tools including use of a knife, drill and/or scraper blade. Use of cleaning tools such as brooms.

I. Responsible for quality of own work.

IV. Responsible for notifying lead/supervisor with machine issues and material shortages.

V. Work in a safe manner at all times and in compliance with site Safety Policies. Comply with all Coleman policies and procedures.

VI. Ability to work a weekend schedule and overtime as needed.

VII. Performs other related duties as required including but not limited to training for these processes.

Essential Job Functions:

Frequency Category


Time per 8-hour shift



Up to 2 hours and 40 minutes



Up to 5 hours and 20 minutes



More than 5 hours and 20 minutes


Essential Function

Physical Demands

Lift floor to waist- up to 45 pounds

Occasional - Essential

Lift above waist – Up to 15 pounds

Occasional - Essential

Bilateral carrying- up to 45 pounds

Occasional – Essential

Pushing/Pulling – up to 90 pounds


Occasional - Essential

Constantly - Essential


Frequently – Essential

Trunk Rotation- Standing

Frequently- Essential


Frequently - Essential


Constant - Essential

Work arms over head – standing

Occasional - essential

Work bent over – standing/stooping

Occasional - essential

Mental Demands

Problem Solve


Make Decisions


Read paperwork


Fill out paperwork


Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide


Ability to read weight scale


Working Conditions



High Temperatures

Occasional to Frequent

Loud Noises



Occasional to Frequent


Frequent to Constant

Equipment Use





Hand tools Knife

Occasional to Frequent

Power Tools – Screw gun

Occasional to Frequent

Broom and dust pan

Up to Occasional



Oral Communication – Speaks clearly in positive and negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.

Teamwork – Contributes to building a positive work environment. Interacts with fellow team members to build morale and maintain a sense of Coleman pride.

Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; uses feedback to improve overall quality of finished product.

Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment and production schedules. Must be able to perform multiple tasks.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and or ability required. The Company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of their job, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.


High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) preferred or combination of related experience plus education. Requires the use of simple arithmetic, calculator and weight scale. Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions presented in English.


Previous manufacturing experience preferred

Working Conditions:

Moderate to extreme working conditions due to noise level of work area, dust/dirt, and odors. Extreme temperatures during summer months.

Personal Protection Equipment (PPE):

· Safety glasses with side shields

· Hearing protection

· Slip resistant, closed toe, heal and side shoes

· Hand protection for abrasion

· Specific job duties may require additional PPE

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

U.S. Boiler Plate

Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Rubbermaid, Sharpie, Graco, Coleman, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Yankee Candle, Paper Mate, FoodSaver, Dymo, EXPO, Elmer’s, Oster, NUK, Spontex and Campingaz. We are focused on delighting consumers by lighting up everyday moments. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.