Production Operative

Date: Jun 29, 2024

Location: Cumbria, GB, CA11 9EH

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.


Do you want to work for a leading global manufacturer of doors? JELD-WEN Penrith is now looking for several Production Operatives to join our friendly team!  

Previous woodworking or manufacturing experience is preferred but not required, as we provide comprehensive training. 



Competitive Pay: Earn between £12.00 to £13.86 per hour, with overtime opportunities at enhanced rates.

Immediate start: Begin your new role right away

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

Mon to Fri only


Your role: 

  • Operate machinery and ensure smooth production flow 

  • Produce high-end doors

  • Assembly line work

  • Conduct basic quality checks 

  • Adhere to company policies and procedures 

  • Provide timely and proactive support. 


What we’re looking for: 

  • Commitment to working safely 

  • Reliability and quality consciousness 

  • Ability to work collaboratively within and across teams 

  • Basic English communication skills 

  • Positive attitude. 


Outstanding benefits: 

  • Full-time, permanent contract
  • Comprehensive training from day one with access to internal and external courses
  • Inclusive work environment
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Pension scheme (up to 7.5% employer contribution) and life insurance (6x salary)
  • Wellbeing app offering Confidential Emotional Support, Legal Guidance, Financial Information, Online Support, and Interactive Digital Tools
  • Salary Sacrifice Scheme: Cycle to work, buy/sell up to 5 days annual leave
  • Staff discounts on JELD-WEN products (cost + 5%)
  • Annual performance bonus and employee referral bonus
  • Team-building events, such as Fun Family Day.


Apply today! 

Seize the opportunity to learn, grow, and make a real impact. Join our dynamic team at JELD-WEN Penrith and embark on your journey to becoming a production pro. 

Apply now and unlock your potential with JELD-WEN! 



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

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.