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Newell Brands Leader 1- Quality, 1st shift-The Coleman Company Inc. in Wichita, Kansas


Responsible for finished goods auditing, container inspections and documentation.


  • Conduct incoming receiving inspections on vendor supplied goods.

  • Conduct functional tests and makes inspection of finished products, as required.

  • Responsible for special quality tests and inspection on new products, as required.

  • Provide back-up for Quality Manager

  • Enter quality data into SAP for report and statistical analysis generation.

  • Work with inspectors to develop best practices when performing receiving inspections and finished goods inspections.

  • Provide timely feedback to management regarding quality of parts and processes.

  • Assist inspectors and technicians in troubleshooting defects, root cause analysis and decision-making regarding quality of parts and products.

  • Provide data and reports for special projects as requested

  • Continuously identify improvement opportunities

  • All other projects as assigned by management.


  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a full-time quality role or equivalent demonstrated experience/ability in area to be assigned.

  • College degree preferred

  • Good quantitative, analytical and personal computer abilities.

  • Knowledge and ability to use SAP, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

  • Proficient knowledge and use of test equipment, gauges, dial indicators, micrometers, calipers, scales, anemometer, amp/volt meter, blueprints, BOMs, manufacturing records and work instructions.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to analyze data and draw conclusions.

  • Must be detail oriented

  • Possess a strong sense of urgency regarding assigned duties and have excellent follow up abilities

  • SAP experience helpful.

  • ASQ Certified Quality Technician (CQT) or Quality Engineer (CQE) or equivalent organization preferred.


  • Analytical - Collects and researches data.

  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; Able to take the lead in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

  • Proficient knowledge and use of test equipment, gauges, dial indicators, micrometers, calipers, scales, engineering drawings, manufacturing records and work instructions.

  • Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs; responds to request for service and assistance; meets commitments.

  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotions under control; remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.

  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; able to read and interpret written information.

  • Teamwork – Able to Lead improvement teams, gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team sprit; puts success of team above own interest; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives.

  • ChangeManagement - Communicates changes effectively; builds commitment and overcomes resistance.

  • Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

  • Ethics- Keeps commitments; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.

  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative task correctly and on time.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to a variety of moving mechanical equipment, fumes and airborne particles. The employee may be exposed to risk of electrical shock. Employees may be exposed to temperature variations in the plant of 35 - 120 degree depending on the season. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • ASQ certify a plus

  • Optional valid forklift / cart license

  • Valid drivers' license

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, hear, and talk. The employee must lift and /or move up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Rubbermaid, FoodSaver, Calphalon, Sistema, Sharpie, Paper Mate, Dymo, EXPO, Elmer's, Yankee Candle, Graco, NUK, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Spontex, Coleman, Campingaz, Oster, Sunbeam and Mr. Coffee. Newell Brands' beloved, planet friendly brands enhance and brighten consumers lives at home and outside by creating moments of joy, building confidence and providing peace of mind. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.

Newell Brands is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide all employees and applicants for employment with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, immigration status, marital status, military status, any covered veteran status, disability status, genetic information, caregiving responsibilities or any other basis prohibited by law.