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Forklift Driver

Date: Jun 14, 2022

Location: Cumbria, GB, CA11 9EH

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.



Jeld Wen Penrith is the market leader in the production of high-volume low complexity doors. Our state of the art production facility in Penrith has recently undergone a multimillion pound investment and is experiencing unprecedented customer demand for our high quality sustainable products. As a result we are recruiting for several Forklift Drivers to work in a large production and distribution site in Penrith.

£10.81 – £12.49 per hour plus voluntary overtime at enhanced rates of pay.

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.


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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


Required profile:

  • Holds an FLT Licence
  • Ability to champion the JELD-WEN Values
  • Understand a 'Safety First' culture
  • Able to work independently 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 flexible attitude towards work




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