Newell Brands Coleman - Rotovac Operator, 2nd shift in Wichita, Kansas

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. Our world-class employees do this by creating innovative, consumer-focused products that deliver outstanding value resulting in superior financial results.


Primary Function:

Operates various Rotovac machines for the production of Liners within defined production specifications.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Performs a variety of tasks to produce various pieces using the rotovac machine. Judgment is required to maintain cycle speed and to produce quality products in compliance with defined production specifications.

1. Confirm and sign Rotovac buyoff prior to operating machine.

2. Initiate cycle start and remove part with excess plastic from frame. manually, after machine control device opens..

3. Separate and/or trim excess material from parts or purged material.

4. Maintain cycle time standard to meet production requirements.

5. Stack parts into racks or palletainers, moving or adjusting rack/palletainer as required.

6. Track good/bad parts produced.

7. Regrind excess plastic and unsatisfactory parts for reuse using a grinder.

8. Weigh parts hourly and continuously inspect for Critical to Quality (CTQ) elements.

9. Utilize 5S methods to maintain a clean work environment and follow Lean Manufacturing Principles.

2. Use of hand and portable tools including use of a knife, deburr tool and/or scraper blade. Use of cleaning tools such as brooms.

3. Responsible for quality of own work.

4. Responsible for notifying lead/supervisor with machine issues and material shortages.

5. Work in a safe manner at all times and in compliance with site Safety Policies. Comply with all Coleman policies and procedures.

6. Ability to work a weekend schedule and overtime as needed.

7. Performs other related duties as required including but not limited to training for these processes.


Essential Job Functions:

Frequency Category


Time per 8-hour shift



Up to 2 hours and 40 minutes



Up to 5 hours and 20 minutes



More than 5 hours and 20 minutes


Essential Function

Physical Demands

Lift floor to waist- up to 45 pounds

Occasional- Essential

Lift above waist Up to 30 pounds

Occasional - Essential

Bilateral carrying- up to 15 pounds

Occasional- Essential

Pushing/pulling up to 65 pounds

Occasional- Essential


Frequent- Essential


Occasional- Essential

Repetitive gripping

Reach above shoulder

Reach at shoulder or below

Trunk rotation- standing

Occasional- Essential


Occasional- Essential


Frequent- Essential

Mental Demands

Problem solve


Make decisions


Read paperwork


Fill out paperwork


Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide


Ability to read weight scale


Ability to read and understand basic English instructions


Working Conditions



High temperatures

Occasional to Frequent

Loud noises



Occasional to Frequent


Frequent to Constant

Equipment Use





Hand tools knife/scrapper

Occasional to Frequent

Power tools bench grinder

Occasional to Frequent

Large plastic grinder

Occasional to Frequent

Band saw

Occasional to Frequent

Broom and dust pan

Up to Occasional


*Oral Communication * Speaks clearly in positive and 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.

*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.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and or ability required. The Company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of their job, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.


High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) preferred or combination of related experience plus education. Requires the use of simple arithmetic, calculator and weight scale. Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions presented in English.


Previous manufacturing experience preferred

Working Conditions:

Moderate to extreme working conditions due to noise level of work area, dust/dirt, and odors. Extreme temperatures during summer months.

Personal Protection Equipment (PPE):

  • Safety glasses with side shields

  • Hearing protection

  • Slip resistant, closed toe, heal and side shoes

  • Thermal hand, cut resistant hand, arm and body protection

  • Sleeved shirts and long pants

  • Specific job duties may require additional PPE

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We participate in E-Verify

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

COMPANY: The Coleman Company, Inc.

Requisition Id: 111994

Location: KS - Wichita