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Transport Administrator

Date: Nov 16, 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. 


We are now looking for a Transport Administrator to support our Frames plant in Melton Mowbray.


The role reports to the Team Leader and will focus on all administrative tasks within the Despatch / Transport department.




  • Taking inbound calls and making outbound customer service and delivery calls
  • Producing drivers / loaders / carrier paperwork.
  • Working closely with other departments to ensure the smooth delivery of JELD-WEN products. 
  • Taking ownership of problems and seeing them through to completion.  
  • Demonstrate a high degree of flexibility to assist in other roles within the office as and when required and assist colleagues were needed with their duties.
  • Self-motivated to be able to work on own initiative but also as part of a team
  • Regular communication and liaising with manufacturing departments.
  • Deliver outstanding service standards and go above and beyond to ensure customer satisfaction.





About the Person:


We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is organised, self-motivated and proactive. Applicants should have previous experience of working in an administrative role. A GCSE in English and Maths (or equivalent qualification) is required as well as a good working knowledge of Microsoft office packages including Excel, Word and PowerPoint. 


This position would ideally suit someone with strong communication skills who has the ability to build good relationships with customers and internal colleagues. 


The successful applicant must have the confidence and ability to deal with people at all levels. Computer skills and previous experience in this kind of role within a transport office would be advantageous, however not essential as full training will be given.


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