Warehouse Team Leader

Date: Jun 14, 2024

Location: Sheffield, GB, S13 9WH

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.


Join Our Team at JELD-WEN Sheffield: Team Leader for our Inventory Team Wanted


Are you looking for your next role?

Please apply with your up-to-date CV by sending your application by email to Karolina Bojan: sheffieldjobs@jeldwen.com or apply by using the Apply button below.


Competitive Pay: £14.83 per hour, with overtime opportunities at enhanced rates

Immediate start available

Rotating shifts:

AM: Monday to Friday 6:00-14:00 (Friday shift 6:00-13:00)

PM: Monday to Friday 14:00-22:00 (Friday shift 13:00-20:00)



  • Full-time, permanent contract
  • Pension scheme (up to 7.5% employer contribution)
  • PPE, uniform
  • Annual performance bonus and employee referral bonus
  • On-site parking & canteen
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Staff discounts for JELD-WEN products
  • Safe and supportive work environment
  • Comprehensive training provided
  • Opportunities for career advancement



As Lead Operative, you will set the standards for production and operational activities. You will lead and develop your team, remodel production activities towards world-class performance and make continuous improvement standard practice. You will inspire team members towards hitting their targets.

You will control area output and organise operational activities/resources to deliver targets in keeping with SQDCIP goals. You will ensure daily maintenance of the equipment is completed, maintaining excellent housekeeping standards and monitoring team members to ensure every person and every asset is operating safely and meeting quality requirements on a right-first-time basis. Safety, Quality and Productivity will be at the heart of all you do and creating an engaging environment for your team.



  • Safety management through safety audits and SIO generation (Safety Improvement Opportunities), creating a culture of ‘safety first.’
  • Ensure full compliance of Health and Safety procedures including SOP adherence and incident investigations.
  • Conduct safety awareness meetings, deliver tool box talks and encourage all employees to report all safety issues.
  • Responsible for process control and end of line quality in your areas of work.
  • Ensure compliance to production schedules and communicate results to your team.
  • Take ownership for the compliance and management of hourly boards.
  • Log downtime codes when the area is off-pace or has breakdowns.
  • Actively participate in capturing and closing out 3C SQDCIP actions and follow standard work to deliver SQDCIP targets.
  • Assist with shift handover and support/cover the Group Manager in their absence.
  • Take ownership for team member training to enhance skills and capabilities for your area.
  • Maintain team members skills matrix and carry out and deliver capabilities / gap analysis for your area to improve shift flexibility.
  • Control costs in your area and highlight improvement opportunities.
  • Be available for stock taking and ensure correct recording of stock levels are carried out daily.



  • Ability to champion the JELD-WEN Values
  • Good computer skills and experience of basic business software
  • Good understanding of Health & Safety
  • Ability to work collaboratively within and across teams
  • Experience of working with a SQDCIP (or equivalent) production management system is desirable
  • An IOSH managing safety qualification would be an advantage, but not essential



About JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. 

JELD-WEN is a leading global designer, manufacturer and distributor of high-performance interior and exterior doors, windows, and related building products serving the new construction and repair and remodeling sectors. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., the company operates facilities in 16 countries in North America and Europe and employs approximately 18,000 people. Since 1960, the JELD-WEN team has been committed to making quality products that create safe and sustainable environments for customers, associates and local communities. The JELD-WEN family of brands includes JELD-WEN® worldwide; LaCantina™ and VPI™ in North America; and Swedoor® and DANA® in Europe. For more information, visit jeld-wen.com.

What We Offer

Investing in People is one of our Core Values, we strive to attract & retain great people! As such, JELD-WEN offers competitive compensation & benefits packages. 

JELD-WEN is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not tolerate discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation based on individuals’ physical traits, beliefs, and/or other characteristics that are protected under applicable laws.

JELD-WEN does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services.