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General Production - Returns/Repair

Date: Jun 8, 2021

Location: Sacramento, CA, US, 95829

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

We Make Doors – Where they lead is up to you…

Manufacturing Team Members

Shifts - Days, Overtime Available

Hourly Rates starting from $17.51

We Make Doors – Where they lead is up to you…

Hiring Now – Immediate need for new Manufacturing Team Members

American Building Supply (ABS), a subsidiary of Jeld Wen, and one of the Nation’s largest wholesale suppliers of Doors, Door Hardware, Windows, and Millwork, currently has a position available for Repair Associate to assist our Manufacturing and Distribution Divisions in providing value-added goods and services to our customers.

JELD-WEN 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 aluminum windows.

General Description of Duties:

  • Inspects damaged and/or returned door and millwork product to determine appropriate handling
  • Repairs damaged and/or returned door and millwork product. Processes may include cutting, sanding, routing, applying bondo, beveling, boring, chiseling, drilling, de-burring, gluing, clamping, etc.
  • Operates typical woodworking machinery including chop saw, table saw, nail gun, sander, jointer, planer, shaper, etc.
  • Cleans, maintains, adjusts, calibrates and services equipment used in the performance of duties.
  • Ensures that all returned/damaged product is properly categorized
  • Works with multiple departments in the coordination of all repair work
  • Performs quality control inspection of finished product to ensure it is repaired to proper specifications
  • Properly disposes of unusable material
  • Maintains company standards of cleanliness, organization and housekeeping
  • Adheres to safe work practices

 Experience Preferred:

  • Prior  carpentry or cabinetmaking background a definite plus
  • Product knowledge of doors and millwork preferred
  • Understands safe work practices in a woodshop environment
  • Knowledge of and ability to use a variety of hand, power and air tools effectively
  • Ability to read and use a standard tape measure
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift heavy material
  • Ability to read and understand simple diagrams and/or blueprints
  • Can perform simple mathematics

 Other important qualifications:

  • Positive outgoing attitude
  • Self-motivated, goal-oriented, excellent work habits
  • Ability to work with others in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
  • Promote and maintain a TEAM atmosphere
  • Ability to work in a dusty and noisy environment when operating woodworking machines and tools 

Previous experience in a manufacturing or similar environment is preferred, but not required.

What we offer

  • As well as a safe, challenging & fast paced working environment
  • Competitive Benefits, including Paid Time Off, Health, Dental & Vision Insurance, 401k and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Opportunities to cross-train, enhance your skillset and advance your career


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.


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

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento