Newell Brands Coleman - Sheet Extruder Operator, Day Shift in New Braunfels, Texas

Live, Learn, Work and Play

At Coleman our vision is to be the leading outdoor recreation company in the U.S. by developing high-quality, innovative products that enhance the enjoyment of the outdoors and create lasting memories.


Summary: The primary responsibility of this position is to operate the sheet extruder, producing high quality sheet in an efficient and safe manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Set up extruder die, chill rolls, slitting knives, tension roll, shear and extruder speed

  • Set up extruder, dies and chill roll temperature and makes blender feed adjustments for calibration.

  • Continually monitor extruder equipment, gauges material and make compensating adjustments to maintain quality parts

  • Must be able to perform all sets and changeovers.

  • Must be able to perform color ratios and color changes

  • Must be able to operate all peripheral equipment with extruder processes

  • Coordinates equipment repairs with the maintenance department

  • Responsible for communication and coordination of machine issues with other shifts

  • Thoroughly cleans all extruder equipment

  • Ensures quality standards are being maintained

  • Complete necessary paperwork

  • Assist in keeping work area neat, clean and organized

  • Supports and maintains a safe workplace, including observing all safety rules

  • Supports Continuous Improvement/Lean initiatives

Qualifications Job Requirements

  • 2 to 3 years manufacturing experience, preferred

  • Good decision-making and problem solving skills

  • Must be able to lift up 30 lbs. occasionally

  • Must maintain neat appearance

  • Must be a Coleman trained forklift licensed operator

  • Must withstand exposure to heat and cold

  • Must be flexible in working overtime, different shifts and weekends


  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations.

  • 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.

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

  • Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others; accepts feedback from others; gives appropriate recognition to others.

  • Quality Management Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve overall quality of finished product..

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

  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; supports the company‚Äôs goals and values.

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

Equal Employment Opportunity

We participate in E-Verify.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

COMPANY: The Coleman Company, Inc.

Requisition Id: 112377

Location: TX - New Braunfels