FLT Driver

Date: May 26, 2023

Location: Cumbria, GB, CA11 9EH

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.


HIRING NOW - JELD-WEN Penrith is currently seeking a Forklift Driver to join our growing team.


Are you looking for your next role?

Then simply apply with your up-to-date CV using the button below or send your application by email to Karolina Smietanka: penrithjobs@jeldwen.com


£11.90 - £13.74 per hour


Immediate start available

3 shift rota: 06:00 to 14:00 – 14:00 to 22:00 – 22:00 to 06:00

Mon to Fri only

Full time, permanent contract

Overtime available at enhanced rates




As a Forklift Driver you will be working within a fast-paced production environment and your duties will be as followed:

  • Operating a FLT in a busy manufacturing environment
  • General warehousing duties
  • Working safely at all times
  • Booking in and out of stocks
  • Stock rotation
  • Servicing the main factory lines with materials
  • Loading and unloading of wagons



  • Hold a valid FLT Licence (in-house licences can be accepted)
  • A high commitment to working safely and to an extremely high standard
  • Ability to use own initiative appropriately
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Highly motivated with a willingness to address and resolve issues



  • A safe and friendly working environment
  • Guaranteed hours and excellent rates of pay
  • Full training from day one
  • Fantastic opportunities for progression to advance your career


This position works on a shift basis and candidates must be willing and able to commit to any of the shift patterns operated on site.

The shifts are on a rotating 3 Shift pattern Days 6-2pm, Afters 2pm-10pm and Nights 10-6am.




Who We Are

Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, JELD-WEN is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance interior and exterior building products, offering one of the broadest selections of windows, interior and exterior doors, and wall systems. JELD-WEN delivers a differentiated customer experience, providing construction professionals with durable, energy-efficient products and labor-saving services that help them maximize productivity and create beautiful, secure spaces for all to enjoy. The JELD-WEN team is driven by innovation and committed to creating safe, sustainable environments for customers, associates, and local communities. The JELD-WEN family of brands includes JELD-WEN® worldwide; LaCantina™ and VPI™ in North America; Swedoor® and DANA® in Europe; and Corinthian®, Stegbar®, and Breezway® in Australia.

What We Offer

Investing in People is one of our Core Values, we strive to attract & retain great people! As such, JELD-WEN offers competitive compensation & benefits packages. 

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.

JELD-WEN does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services.