Newell Brands Coordinator Line 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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 as required

  • 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 primarily on recreational items including but not limited to:Boat Cushions, Type II, Infant, Child/Youth Basic, Child/Youth Deluxe, Adult Basic and Adult Deluxe

  • Training will primarily be on; Stuffing, Closing, Tagging, Belting, Packout, Quality, Efficiency, Ergonomics & Teamwork.

  • Assist in organizing, transporting and balancing work assignments for employees to ensure proper work flow.

  • Respond to employee questions, requests for raw materials, work assignments and machine problems.

  • Bring in work for employee work stations, organize by lot number and place in designated area to be finished.

  • Determine from the cut work what raw materials and/or critical components are needed, notify supervisor for placing order.

  • Assist in keeping work are clean, neat and organized.

  • Able to read production order and BOM to accurately pull components from component racks.

  • Order raw materials and keep organized, assuring traceability is being performed and followed.

  • Document Traceability and input into SAP

  • Adhere to production schedule based on direction from Supervisor

  • Performing quality audits


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.

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred; 1 year of previous sewing or manufacturing experience preferred.

Language Skills: Ability 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 with other employees in the organization. Ability to interact and communicate with co-workers on all business related issues.

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

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written or oral instructions. Ability to comply with company’s and regulatory agencies quality standards.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time. Employee must be able to twist, bend, stoop and climb ladders. The employee must occasionally lift, move, carry up and push and pull up to 50 pounds and up to 75 to 100 pounds occasionally, 25 pounds frequently. Distinguish fine visual details and color variations.

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: 112734

Location: MN - Sauk Rapids