Machinist - CNC

Date: May 22, 2023

Location: Klamath Falls, OR, US, 97601

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

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The Machinist position reporting to the Shop Manager or as directed by the Shop Manager. 


Skill/Education Requirements:

  • Basic math skills including reasonable knowledge of geometry and trigonometry.
  • Proclivity for mechanical operations



A Machinist must be able to safely operate CNC machines, read blueprints, use measuring tools (Mic’s and Calipers, etc), and other equipment.  Must be able to, or learn to, operate all conventional machines (Lathes, Mills, Surface Grinders, Drill Sharpener, etc.) Must be able to work well with their supervisor and others in getting the job done in an efficient way.

Essential responsibilities:

  • Perform machine setups quickly, accurately, and efficiently.
  • Work with engineering and CAM programming department to develop and improve CNC programs.
  • Design and aid in the fabrication of fixturing for parts of varying complexity.
  • Have basic knowledge of, or ability to learn, G & M code and ability to write/interpret programs.
  • Advise supervisor and programming team of ideas/concepts to increase production.
  • Operate machines to produce production runs of parts.
  • Maintain quality standards.
  • Monitor and document operational and performance issues and provide feedback to supervisor.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with peers, supervisors, and other staff.
  • Maintain clean and organized workspace.
  • Other duties as directed by supervisor.


  • High school diploma or GED required; post-secondary CNC education preferred.
  • Proficient level of blueprint reading required.
  • Verbal communication and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to deal with complexity.
  • Deadline-driven environment while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Interested in learning with, and from, engineering, and programming team to improve operations.


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 and retain great people! As such, JELD-WEN offers competitive compensation and benefits packages. As a global organization, specific benefits may vary, however typically include medical and 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.

Nearest Major Market: Medford