Fabrication Apprentice

Date: Mar 29, 2023

Location: Sheffield, GB, S13 9WH

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.


Fabrication Apprentice

Hours of work 8:00-16:00 Monday to Friday

£9.50 per hour 


Are you looking for a route into engineering? Do you have transferable skills and looking for a new opportunity? We are now looking for a Fabrication Apprentice to join our team in Sheffield. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn fabrication activities (folding, welding, machining, punching, cutting, drilling & assembly) and to develop a recognised trade for life.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attendance at training provider as required in line with qualification
  • Contributing to safety audits and SIO generation (Safety Improvement Opportunities), creating a culture of ‘safety first.’
  • Ensuring full compliance of Health and Safety procedures including SOP adherence, PPE and Workwear and incident investigations.
  • Reporting any safety issues promptly, reinforcing policies to others where needed and reminding them of their right to stop work and the Jeld Wen lifesaving rules.
  • Ensuring that Maintenance systems are fully utilised to optimise performance.
  • Implementation of Risk Assessments and support of HASSARD assessments.
  • Sustaining good housekeeping standards and ensuring compliance to production schedules.
  • Actively participating in capturing and closing out 3C SQDCIP actions.
  • Shifts operate Monday – Friday 08:00 – 16:00


Experience and Background Requirements

  • Safety and quality conscious 
  • Previous experience of working in a manufacturing environment is desirable
  • Previous experience of working flexibly, conducting basic problem solving
  • Experience of working with a SQDCIP (or equivalent) production management system is desirable
  • Good computer skills required and experience of basic business software





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.