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Production Operative

Date: Jun 10, 2022

Location: Melton Mowbray, GB, LE13 1PD

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.


Production Operative – Melton Stairs


£9.67 per hour
Immediate start

Day Shifts
Mon to Fri only
Full time, permanent contracts



Your Role

We are looking to recruit General Operatives at our Stairs plant in Melton Mowbray.


About the Person

We are looking for someone who understands a ‘SAFETY FIRST’ culture with experience of working in a fast-paced Manufacturing environment. You should be reliable, hardworking self-motivated, enthusiastic and a flexible team member, with the ability to produce high quality work. You should work collaboratively within and across teams with a real passion to live JELD-WEN values. 


Previous experience in a manufacturing / factory environment would be advantageous although full training will be provided.


Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring health and safety policies are adhered to
  • Ensuring safety checks are completed
  • Ensuring SOP’s are adhered to
  • Meeting daily production targets
  • General maintenance of your work area
  • Ensure that all products are manufactured to the required quality standards
  • Meeting quality standards for each process
  • Ensuring that general housekeeping is done to the required standard and areas are 5’s compliant


Hours of work are as follows:

Mondays to Thursdays 07.30am-16.30pm

Fridays 07.30am-12.30pm


With a 30 minute lunch

(39 paid hours)




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