Newell Brands Pure Fishing Multi-Line Extrusion Operator-3rd shift in Spirit Lake, Iowa

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Pure Fishing is a leading global provider of fishing tackle, lures, rods and reels with a portfolio of brands that includes Abu Garcia®, Berkley®, Fenwick®, Gulp!®, Mitchell®, Penn®, Pflueger®, SevenStrand®, Shakespeare®, Spiderwire®, Stren®, Trilene® and Ugly Stik®. With operations in 19 countries,At Pure Fishing, we stand behind our values, our coworkers, and our determination to Build the World's Best Fishing Tackle Company.



Position Summary - Performs a variety of estabished functions to mass produce the world's finest assortments of fishing line which must meet all established criteria and attributes.


  • Monitors extruders for continuous operation.

  • Performs mixing operation.

  • Performs set up operations.

  • Maintains operational log on all settings and temperatures of ovens and roll stands.

  • Removes the full spools and positions empties on take-up.

  • Checks lines for roughness, proper test, correct diameter and elongation.

  • Monitors proper level wind and tension on all spools.

  • Performs die changes, braid changes,color changes and material changes.

  • Records all usage of material and makes note of all scrap.

  • Performs preventative maintenance on all equipment.

  • Disassembles and reassembles die packs.

  • Maintains safe and orderly workstation.

  • Drives continuous improvement using Lean techniques

  • Drives continuous improvement within the QMS for Pure Fishing and performs select SAP transactions

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Qualifications – To perform this job successfully this individual must have a mechanical aptitude. Must be able to follow set recipes and data to produce quality monofilament. Job requires good hand dexterity and coordination. Must support a team style work environment and be a self-starter with a positive attitude. Must be able to work overtime and a 7-day shift operation.

  • Education and/or Experience – High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or 6–12 months related experience and / or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Physical Ability –Will handle spools and materials weighing from 5 to 50 pounds, and move containers weighing 200# using barrel cart. Ability to work under very warm conditions is essential.

  • Reasoning Ability – Ability to use good judgment to maximize the most yield possible while maintaining safety.

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