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Shipping Assistant

Date: Sep 10, 2021

Location: Sidman, PA, US, 15955

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.

Milliken Millwork, Inc. is one of the largest, one of the most visible and one of the most respected millwork distributors in the country.  Continued success is dependent on the professional image we convey to our customers.  Every direct and indirect impression our customers receive must be a positive one.


The Shipping Assistant is responsible for routing customer orders through correct channels for assembly and scheduling transportation for delivery.  Assists with the operation and maintenance of vehicles, equipment and related building maintenance. 


General Qualifications – Our industry has been, and will continue to be, in a state of change.  Our success depends on our ability to adapt to a changing environment.  All employees must:

  • Be adaptable to change.
  • Be able to accept new roles.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Work well with each other in a team atmosphere


Specific Duties

Customer Service

  • Demonstrate service in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Pull pick-up orders from the designated tray. Examine the paperwork to ensure the proper material is pulled and staged in the customer pick-up area.
  • Before the customer leaves, must have signature on the “Received By” line.
  • Assist customer with loading materials as needed.
  • Check daily the “pick-up” files for old orders.  Send old orders back to Sales.
  • Salesperson will assign a new pick-up date or delivery date for the old order.
  • If “old order” is never picked up, purge the paperwork and send items back to     stock.
  • Package orders for shipment via current delivery service.


  • Retrieve materials and move to Customer Pick Up area.

Filing procedures

The origin of a ticket order is as follows:

        Salesperson writes a manual order.

        Sent for a SKU#

        Checker matches the manual copy to the computer ticket.

        Sent to Shipping

        Tickets filed into bins

        Tickets compiled and assigned to a driver.



  • Required Skills
  • Personal commitment to succeed.
  • A sincere desire to work for MMI.
  • Organization.
  • Computer proficiency.


Overall Compensation Package Includes:


  • A competitive merit based wage and salary structure
  • 401(k) matching program, after one year of employment
  • Comprehensive health care program featuring medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage
  • Life insurance and confidential counseling services
  • Salary Continuation program and long term disability
  • Referral bonuses
  • Unique Milliken Value Added gain-sharing program


WORK ENVIRONMENT: This job operates in a professional office environment & a warehouse environment.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands, fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls.  Reach with hands and arms, climb stairs talk hear and taste or smell.  The employee must occasionally lift or move of to 25-50lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus.



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: Johnstown