Material Handler

Date: Mar 14, 2023

Location: Craigsville, WV, US, 26205

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.


JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. 
Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.

We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.

Job Title: Material Handler



JOB DESCRIPTION: The Material Handler will be responsible for safe and efficient forklift operation in assisting the Operator and in meeting production and delivery goals.  While Maintaining plant cleanliness.




  1. Safety:


- Use all available personal protective equipment.

Eye, Ear, Foot and Hand protection when required.

- Use all safety tools needed to perform job duties safety.

      Lock out Tag outs

      Machine guards


      Proper lifting techniques 

- Certified Fork Lift Driver. 

- Know locations for all master switches and emergency stops in the coatings plant.

- Know and be able to locate the designated areas for first aid, SDS/HMIS forms, and

   firefighting equipment.

  • Observe and follow HMIS/SDS requirements.
  • Follow all spill control measures.

- Keep work areas clean, and orderly. (5S)

- Report all safety concerns, accidents and near misses to your Group Manager



  1. Quality:
  • Follow standard of work i.e. "Batch Card” to ensure quality standards are done right the first time every time.
  • Filter all products going to warehouse/customer area specified quality target.
  • Notify Group Manager if standard work is compromised.
  • Know quality control measures for each product produced on site.

            Viscosity, Weight per gallon, Hegman, color, adhesion and block

  • Use Visual Management tools, i.e. Day to Day Board for production reporting.



  1. Delivery:
  • Perform or assist in maintenance repairs when requested.
  • Be able to stand for 2 to 3 hours. 
  • Be able to lift heavy loads, up to 50lbs.    
  • Be able to perform job duties of the Operator when needed.

                        Monitor and Move Finished Product to Customer.


  1. Cost:
  • Ensure we do not overuse any raw material in our production process.
  • Ensure we do not waste material on spills or mishaps.
  • Take care of equipment and tools to get maximum life before replacement.
  • Use JEM principals i.e. 5S tools to eliminate waste in process, time and storage.
  • Communicate concerns to Group Manager.


  1. Inventory:
  • Unload/load tankers and trucks.
  • Be able to perform job duties of the Operator when needed.

            Monitor and move finished product when needed.

            Perform Monthly and quarterly inventory.

JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services

Nearest Major Market: Charleston
Nearest Secondary Market: West Virginia