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Working at Coats

Find out from our employees what they do and like about their roles within the Coats group.

Harold Grindstaff
Harold Grindstaff
Dyehouse Operator

I'm a dye machine operator and have worked at Coats for some 30 years.

I am responsilbe for dyeing the wide variety of threads we manufacture and delivering a quality product that always meets our customers' colour specifications.

Jeff Johnson
Jeff Johnson
Manager Grey Thread Supply

I've worked at Coats for coming up to a year and am responsible for providing leadership and direction for the associates in grey thread manufacturing.

What I've enjoyed so far in my time here is working for a company that fully challenges all aspects of my skill sets.

Lora Wood
Lora Wood
Supply Lab Technician

I've worked at Coats for almost 30 years. I'm responsible for perfoming quality assurance testing for Speciality threads to ensure that our products meet and exceed our customer requirements.

What I love about my job is ensuring that we always put out the best quality products possible.

Palmer Morris
Palmer Morris
Director of Manufacturing

I've worked at Coats for over 25 years and am responsible for managing operations at both our plants here in the United States.

I enjoy working in Speciality as it is a fast paced and emerging market - a significant portion of the products we make here are new and didn't even exist five years ago!

Gary Stepp
Gary Stepp
Bonding Manager

I've worked at Coats for almost 40 years and my current responsibilities include ensuring a safe work environment, encouraging my team to be engaged in all aspects of manufacturing and maintaining the necessary technical data.

I enjoy the challenge of developing new processes and products and working with my team to produce the best bonded threads on the market.

Cynthia Washburn
Cynthia Washburn
Finishing and Winding Operator

I've worked at Coats for almost 5 years. I set up, operate and maintain finish winding equipment for the wide variety of Speciality threads we produce.

I enjoy working my team and the wide and varied nature of the work.


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