Lab Technician - Entry Level

Date: May 24, 2023

Location: Klamath Falls, OR, US, 97601

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN is currently seeking a Lab Technician - Entry Level to join our growing team.


The Opportunity


The R&D Laboratory Technician is an entry level position responsible for technological assistance and support, including the responsibility to perform tests, collect data, and format the data for incorporation into test reports. The testing will encompass raw materials, semi-finished products, coatings, adhesives, and finished JELD-WEN products. This position will work under the guidance of Lab Managers and experienced Technicians to conduct relevant testing and maintenance.  This role reports to the Lab Manager


What You Will Do


  • Assist with the expeditious completion of projects, with particular attention in utilizing proper test standards, laboratory protocols, and precision in data collection.
  • Performs laboratory tests or other laboratory work using conventional and computerized instruments, machines, and other work aids.
  • Set-ups, adjusts, assures calibration, and operates essential laboratory equipment and instrumentation.
  • Performs and comprehends component tests as applicable for the position in the lab/facility.
  • Records test results and observations.
  • Format and report raw data and observations in a clear, concise, and presentable manner in spreadsheets or other electronic media.
  • Maintains their assigned work areas and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.


Who You Are


An entry level candidate with a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent required. Post-secondary education such as an Associates, bachelor’s degree, or Trade School is preferred. Technical certifications and/or a combination of education and work experience may be substituted in lieu of the degrees at the discretion of management.


How You Stand Out


  • Must have the motivation, aptitude, ability, and interest to learn and develop new skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced lab, manufacturing, or maintenance environment.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50+/- lbs.
  • Must be able to work overtime as needed and travel on occasion (<5%).




Who We Are

Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, JELD-WEN is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance interior and exterior building products, offering one of the broadest selections of windows, interior and exterior doors, and wall systems. JELD-WEN delivers a differentiated customer experience, providing construction professionals with durable, energy-efficient products and labor-saving services that help them maximize productivity and create beautiful, secure spaces for all to enjoy. The JELD-WEN team is driven by innovation and committed to creating safe, sustainable environments for customers, associates, and local communities. The JELD-WEN family of brands includes JELD-WEN® worldwide; LaCantina™ and VPI™ in North America; Swedoor® and DANA® in Europe; and Corinthian®, Stegbar®, and Breezway® in Australia. 

In 2022, Newsweek named JELD-WEN as one of America’s Most Trustworthy Companies.

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. As a global organization, specific benefits may vary, however typically including medical & dental, generous leave policies, retirement program, etc.

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.

JELD-WEN does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services.

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