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Forklift Operator

Date: Nov 19, 2021

Location: Garland, TX, US, 75042

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.



JOB DESCRIPTION:            


Primary responsibility is to load finished product i.e. doors. Secondary responsibility is to assist with the unloading of the “package line” and transport to the finished door warehouse – “staged on the loading dock”




  • Must know and understand the information on the loading tally known as the “pick list” and accurate and timely completion of all shipping related paperwork

  • Must be able to lean and effectively operate a “scanner” to support the function of loading DOORS

  • Must know skin types and pass the Door Skin Identification test

  • Must know frame codes and pass the Frame Code test

  • Must know how to read a tape measure and pass the Measurement Accuracy test

  • Must assist in maintaining clean and organized warehouse to include the outside dock area while participating in warehouse reorganization projects

  • Must keep a clean and well-maintained forklift

  • Responsible for filling out paperwork associated with the position

  • Must perform the daily inspection checklist on the forklift and alert maintenance of any equipment concerns

  • Must be able to back up a trailer

  • Must pass the JELD-WEN fork truck training and test

  • Must be a motivated, self-directed employee who will work ambitiously to ensure loads are complete and on-time

  • Able to lift 50lbs+

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: Garland
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas