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Production Specialist

Date: Jan 24, 2023

Location: Dodson, LA, US, 71422

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.

  1. Production:
    1. Operate the equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
    2. Use proper start-up, operational, and shutdown procedures.
    3. Monitor all the operations and parameters in your area of the fiber department and take steps to resolve any irregularities while insuring maximum run time.
    4. Assure proper relief before departing – Overtime may be required.
    5. Perform die work in a safe and efficient manner.
    6. Perform all hourly checks and document.
  2. Quality:
    1. Perform, and interpret, assigned quality tests/data.
    2. Participate in SQDCI.
    3. Know and understand grading specifications and apply them to operational decisions (specifically with cosmetic inspections and weight/thickness program).
  3. Housekeeping:
    1. Perform system clean-up tasks as required.
    2. Maintain housekeeping throughout entire fiberline, paying special attention to assigned area
    3. Assure that all tools, brooms, air lines are returned to their designated areas after use.
    4. Dump all trash cans and empty all skin carts as needed.
  4. Communications:
    1. Communicate with fiberline operator throughout the shift regarding skin quality and process conditions.
    2. Communicate with on coming and off going personnel to insure continuity between shifts.
    3. Communicate effectively with management regarding issues, adjustments, and changes that have taken place.  Notify them of supply issues, maintenance needs, hazards, and accidents/injuries.
    4. Maintain complete and accurate written and/or electronic records and data.
  5. Maintenance:
    1. Be familiar with components, sub-systems, support systems, and terminology of the equipment.
    2. Make rounds as directed, be watchful for worn or malfunctioning equipment, and notify the fiberline operator, maintenance and management.
    3. Perform/assist in maintenance and preventive maintenance tasks to minimize downtime.
    4. Perform blade changes as scheduled or as needed on end cut saw.
  6. General:
    1. Know and understand all job duties of the Fiberline Operator.
    2. Will be required to learn and understand other jobs in the department for coverage of short periods of time, including breaks, lunch and vacation.
      1. Boiler Trainee
      2. Tags Operator
      3. Fiberline Operator Trainee
    3. Operate a forklift and other equipment as necessary.
    4. Abide by all company policies and procedures.
    5. Maintain required tools for use on the job.
    6. Perform all other duties assigned by management.    

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

Nearest Major Market: Alexandria Louisiana