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Trainee Process Planner

Date: Sep 11, 2021

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.

We are seeking to appoint a Trainee Process Planner to support our operations within the JELD-WEN Stairs Technical Department in Melton Mowbray.


The role reports to the Sales Office Manager with operational accountability to the General Manager. You will supply worksheets to the Production Team which will detail all technical dimensions & specifications required to manufacture each staircase.


Key Objective of the role:


You will need to be able to work to targets provided and prioritise workloads to ensure that you are able to produce accurate work in a time sensitive environment.  The role will involve communicating with other departments within the Stair Factory as well as external staff & on occasion, customers.


Experience and Background requirements:

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic individual, preferably with CAD experience but not essential. 
  • Strong IT skills are desirable for this role.
  • You should have excellent interpersonal skills with the confidence and ability to communicate with people at all levels of the business.
  • Knowledge of this industry and Building Regulations would be advantageous but not essential. 
  • We are looking for a team player but one who enjoys working on their own initiative to provide a high standard of customer service.

You must have a ‘SAFETY FIRST’ culture with a zero tolerance and continuous improvement mentality. You should have good computer skills and experience of basic business software. You must be flexible, have a positive and proactive attitude with a desire to success.

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