Newell Brands Coleman,Closer/Stuffer/Belter/Tagging, 2nd shift in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota

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.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned by management as necessary.

  • Operates single, multiple-needle, or automatic machines to join pre-cut materials, and/or attach zippers to other hardware.

  • Starts and stops and controls speed of machine with controls and guides parts under needle following edges, seams or markings on pre-cut materials.

  • Monitors stitching to detect defects to insure acceptable quality.

  • Selects thread and other components according to bill of material.

  • Thread machine, winds and changes the bobbin.

  • Cuts excessive material or thread with scissors / nippers when necessary.

  • Routinely check fabric for defects, runs, stains, missed stitches, etc.

  • Performs required daily machine maintenance and adjustment.Includes but is not limited to adjusting thread tension, dusting machine, wipe off oil, adjust stitches per inch.

  • Notifies sewing machine repair person when experiencing problems with machine.

  • May be required to turn garments right side out, preparing garment for inspection, folding and packaging.

  • Insert foam into assembled life vests according to specifications, counting correctnumber of layers of foam

  • Release rubberband off folded webbing, thread belt through loops, thread buckle component onto webbing, and snap buckles shut

  • Affix UPC tag and Think Safe Pamphlet on vest with a ticket gun according to specifications

  • Place product in box and closes box using tape machine or hand tape and places boxes to be taken to warehouse.

  • Completes required documentation including but not limited to recording production quantities, downtime, scrap, traceability, component usage

  • Responsible for injury prevention and promoting safety by keeping work area neat, clean and organized.

  • Participates in employee wellness and exercise program.

  • Performs miscellaneous other assignments as required.

  • Requires regular attendance to perform essential elements as listed above between the assigned start and end times for work.

  • This position will be training on all recreational items



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

Organizational Support: Follows policies and procedures; Supports the company’s goals and values.

Quality: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve overall quality of finished product; Monitors own work and the work of others to ensure quality.

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

Dependability: Follows written and verbal instructions, responds to management direction; Completes tasks on time at expected level of performance or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan that is agreed to. Interpreter will be provided by Coleman as required to confirm understanding.

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred or sewing experience preferred.

Language Skills: Ability to fill out production sheets and traceability sheets after training.. Ability to communicate with other employees in the organization or notify assigned personnel there is an issue that needs to be addressed. Interpreter will be provided by Coleman as required to confirm understanding.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to read numbers, count, add, subtract, multiply and divide using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Measure using a ruler.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to comply with company’s and regulatory agencies quality standards. Interpreter will be provided by Coleman as required to confirm understanding.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time. The employee is required to use fingers, hands and arms, foot pedal to operate machines and reach for, hold, grasp, push/pull, and handle material repetitively with a high degree of dexterity. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to limited moving mechanical equipment.

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: 112736

Location: MN - Sauk Rapids