FLT / Forklift Driver (no experience needed)

Date: May 19, 2024

Location: Cumbria, GB, CA11 9EH

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

HIRING NOW - JELD-WEN Penrith is currently looking for a full-time FORKLIFT DRIVER to join our growing team.

Candidates without a licence will be considered, as full training can be provided. 



£12.50 to £14.43 per hour


Immediate start available

3 shift rota

Mon to Fri only

Full time, permanent contract

Overtime available at enhanced rates


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.


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 Bojan: penrithjobs@jeldwen.com   



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

  • Operating an 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



  • 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


Perks & Benefits:

  • Full-time, permanent contract
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Opportunity to buy or sell up to 5 days of annual leave
  • Pension scheme (up to 7.5% employer contribution) and life assurance
  • PPE, uniform
  • Annual performance bonus and employee referral bonus
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Staff discounts for JELD-WEN products
  • Safe and supportive work environment
  • Comprehensive training provided
  • Opportunities for career advancement



About JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. 

JELD-WEN is a leading global designer, manufacturer and distributor of high-performance interior and exterior doors, windows, and related building products serving the new construction and repair and remodeling sectors. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., the company operates facilities in 16 countries in North America and Europe and employs approximately 18,000 people. Since 1960, the JELD-WEN team has been committed to making quality products that create safe and sustainable environments for customers, associates and local communities. The JELD-WEN family of brands includes JELD-WEN® worldwide; LaCantina™ and VPI™ in North America; and Swedoor® and DANA® in Europe. For more information, visit jeld-wen.com.

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 tolerate discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation based on individuals’ physical traits, beliefs, and/or other characteristics that are protected under applicable laws.

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