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Quality Machine Operative

Date: Jul 28, 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.


Quality Machine Operatives B-Line

£11.51 - £13.29 per hour
Immediate start
3 shift rota

Shift –06.00 to 14.00 – 14.00 to 22.00 – 22.00 to 06.00
Mon to Fri only

Full time, permanent contracts
Overtime available at enhanced rates



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Your role
We are now looking to recruit Quality Machine Operatives B-Line.
As Quality Facilitator / Machine Operative you will maintain the quality standards for raw materials and products made, you’ll have the right first-time mentality and become a role model for behaviours in line with the JELD-WEN standard of acceptance and in accordance with JELD-WEN values and expectations. You will make continuous improvement standard practice, educate, and inspire team members towards a Quality after Safety attitude.

As a Quality Facilitator / Machine Operative you will be working within a fast-paced production environment and your duties will be as followed:

  • Verifying that products are being supplied to specifications
  • Identifying potential sub-standard materials
  • Preventing substandard materials from entering the supply chain
  • Identifying and segregating any non-conforming items
  • Feedback findings and producing reports
  • Machine setting and basic maintenance
  • Training and developing Operators
  • Root cause / problem solving
  • Recording down time
  • Working closely with team to build a “right first-time culture”


Required profile:

  • 'Health and Safety First' mentality
  • Experienced machining skills on high-speed production lines
  • Machine maintenance and machine setting skills
  • A very keen eye for detail
  • Mechanically minded
  • Ability to work independently to an extremely high standard
  • Ability to use own initiative appropriately
  • Good IT skills



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.