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Newell Brands Warehouse Associate- 2nd Shift The Coleman Company in Wichita, Kansas

The Coleman Company, Inc.

Job Description

Job Title: Warehouse Associate

Department: 661/576/666 - Distribution

Reports To: Distribution Supervisor

Job Code: 457S

FLSA Status: Hourly Non-Exempt

Prepared Date: October 2019

Updated: October 2019

Summary: Performs various duties as assigned within the Shipping Department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Gets job instructions

  • Handles material to and from designated areas and workstations

  • Gets work station equipment ready for production

  • Operates material transporting equipment (Forklift) to convey materials and products between warehouses, stock departments, and production departments

  • Counts, packages and/or crates and identifies parts and products

  • May work in groups or individually as assigned

  • Performs own rework

  • Maintains quality standards

  • Reports all product shortages

  • Maintains materials and product location system

  • Fills orders from stock

  • Affixes proper identification to products

  • Determines loading sequence and loads transportation units in accordance with schedules

  • Blocks units as necessary

  • Verifies count, part number, and signs or secures signature for received or shipped materials

  • Controls inventory levels by monitoring reorder points and initiating action to replenish stock

  • Performs data entry duties as needed in SAP

  • Assists in taking inventory

  • Observes reports damaged materials or items needing back ordered

  • Completes all necessary paperwork

  • Services material transporting equipment

  • Maintains quality standards.

  • Maintains courteous and professional manner when in contact with customer/consumer and other departments

  • Keeps work station in order

  • Observes safety rules

  • Supports team objectives

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Valid Forklift license or ability to get one

  • Data entry skills, SAP experience preferred

  • Stock picker skills preferred

  • May work overtime as needed

Superisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


  • Oral Communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.

  • 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.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions presented in English.

Language Skills: A bility to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before management and co-workers of organization.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Valid Forklift 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 sit; use hands and fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and or smell. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Personal Protection Equipment Requirements

  • Safety steel toe shoes

  • Safety glasses are required in all areas of production and Distribution

  • Hand protection required when using a box knife

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.